Skyline College presents: Movies for Mental Health (Online)

A virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. All are welcome!

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Health & Wellness Services @ Skyline College
NAMI San Mateo

Featured National Resources:

Crisis Text Line
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Trans Lifeline
The Trevor Project
California Peer-Run Warm Line
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)
Black Mental Health Alliance


Date:August 27, 2020
Time:11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Skyline College
3300 College Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066 United States

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Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
“This is an inviting workshop and it was amazing to see such powerful videos and have a community. "
-Workshop Attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

If I Told You
Sal Tran
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Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission The MHSOAC provides vision and leadership, in collaboration with clients, their family members, and underserved communities, to ensure Californians understand mental health is essential to overall health. MHSOAC holds public mental health systems accountable, provides oversight for eliminating disparities; promotes wellness, recovery and resiliency; and ensures positive outcomes for individuals living with serious mental illness and their families.
Paulita Malay, MFT - Therapist + Life Coach As a Marriage & Family Therapist – Life Coach in the SF Bay Area for the past 22 years, I have helped individuals, couples, and families create healthier, happier, and more harmonious relationships with their Self, their partner, their family members, and with others.
Tom Kiely, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist Dr. Kiely is a clinical neuropsychologist and clinical faculty at the Memory and Aging Center at UCSF Department of Neurology. Additionally, Dr. Kiely provides psychotherapy to individuals struggling with depression and anxiety using effective, short-term evidenced-based treatment approaches. He is located in Burlingame and on UCSF's Mission Bay Campus.
Kristin L. Dempsey, EdD, LMFT, LPCC Kristin L. Dempsey, EdD, LMFT, LPCC is a therapist, counselor educator, and trainer based in San Francisco and the Peninsula. She believes in the power of art and creativity to heal and promote wellness.
Allyce Bess, LMFT Allyce Bess is a psychotherapist specializing in adolescents and young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Carol Wong, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist Dr. Carol Wong specializes in the treatment of children, teens, and young adults for problems associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In her private practice in San Mateo, she specializes in conducting social skills groups for elementary, middle, and high school students.
Chelsea Owens, LMFT, ATR-BC
I am a marriage and family therapist and board certified art therapist in private practice in San Francisco. I work with women who are struggling in relationships, by accessing and deepening their relationship to Self in order to heal parts of themselves so that they can go out in the world and embody their Knowing relationally with others. I also work with adolescents and teens specializing in using art therapy techniques to understand and express their internal processes.
Martha Acacio, LMFT I have over 25 years working with children and families. My speciality is working with teens and young adults experiencing depression, anxiety, and with Latino families.