5.25 Free CME:

  • The Psychiatry & Psychotherapy Podcast offers free CME for the episodes below.

  • These activities have been approved for AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDITS™ .

  • These CME also can be used for family medicine, psychiatry and neurology for MOC part II self-assessment points.

1st: Listen to the Podcast Episode

2nd: Take the short quiz (links below)

  • 048: The Unspeakable Mind: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the Frontline of PTSD Science with Dr. Shaili Jain: mp3/article, CME: quiz (worth 0.75 CME)

  • 032: Therapeutic Alliance Part 2: Meaning and Viktor Frankl’s logotherapy: mp3/article, CME: quiz (worth 0.75 CME)

  • 023: Flight, Fight, or Shut Down. Understanding Polyvagal Theory. mp3/article, CME: quiz (worth 1.75 CME)

  • 019: How Psychiatric Medications Work with Dr. Cummings, mp3/article, CME: quiz (worth 0.75 CME)

  • 015: Microexpression to Make Microconnections Part 1. mp3/article, CME: quiz (worth 1.25 CME)

3rd: Print the email with the certificate

4th: Join the Psychiatry & Psychotherapy Podcast Membership: here


Medical professionals and professional therapists teamed up to create a series of podcast episodes and articles summarizing research and practical experience about psychiatry and psychotherapy. 

These episodes can be found on the websites linked above and most podcast players (linked below):

Link to show on: iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Overcast, PlayerFM, PodBean, TuneIn, Podtail, Blubrry, Podfanatic

Target Audience

This activity was developed for mental health professionals and those who work with patients with mental illness including: MD, NP, PA, OT, RN, PsyD, MFT, and social workers.


●      Review evidence-based medicine surrounding psychiatry and psychotherapy topics

●      Learn about the mind/body connection

●      Improve interpersonal connectedness or therapeutic alliance with patients

●      Learn practical psychotherapy techniques

●      Reduce stigma both for patients and providers seeking treatment

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and Emotion Connection LLC. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, designates this enduring material for a maximum of *1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per hour. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their engagement in the activity.

California Assembly Bill 1195

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and definitions of cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CME website at http://www.meded.uci.edu/CME/.

Faculty List

Below in the episode selection is a list of presenters.  Click here for a full list of reviewers, content direction team, presenters, and collaborators. 

UCI OCME requires that the content of CME activities and related materials provide balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. Planning must be free of the influence or control of a commercial entity, and promote improvements or quality in healthcare. It is the policy of the UCI Office of Continuing Medical Education to insure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All faculty participating in UCI provided CME programs are expected to disclose to the activity participants any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing medical education activity. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the activity content. The intent of this policy is identifying potential conflicts of interest so participants can form their own judgments with full disclosure of the facts.  It remains for the participants to determine whether the speaker’s outside interests reflect a possible bias in either the exposition or the conclusions presented.

All of the presenters and planners have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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