In this webinar we will explore how to use social media as a mental health professional, explore the pitfalls but also the amazing benefits. I will help you to understand how you can work ethically and teach you how to make your social media work for you in building your business.



In today’s interconnected world, social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. For mental health professionals, this digital landscape presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Navigating Social Media as a Mental Health Professional is a comprehensive webinar run by Kelly Watkins, a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and Forensic Psychologist. She is an experienced mental health professional who has successfully navigated the challenges of social media to help her to build a successful brand whilst upholding ethical standards.


The highlights include:

  • Crafting a Professional Online Profile: Learn how to create an engaging and trustworthy online presence that aligns with your professional goals. You will get a 4 step process to develop your own professional vision statement.
  • Ethical Guidelines: Explore the ethical considerations of using social media as a mental health professional. Understand the boundaries, confidentiality, and dual relationships, all while adhering to your professional code of ethics.
  • Content Creation: Discover effective strategies for creating and sharing content that educates, empowers, informs, and supports your online audience. Tailor your message to resonate with diverse communities and engage with others in a meaningful way.
  • Online Communication Skills: Hone your skills in responding to clients, inquiries, and feedback on social media. Develop effective communication strategies to maintain professionalism while engaging with a broader audience.
  • Building Community: Discover strategies for you to cultivate a supportive online community.
  • Measuring Success: Learn ways to measure the impact of your social media efforts but importantly get a deeper understanding of what success means to you.
  • Building a Professional Brand: Learn how to build a strong and authentic online presence that reflects your expertise and values. Create a personal brand that attracts clients and establishes your credibility within the mental health community.
  • Navigating Challenges: Address common pitfalls and challenges faced by mental health professionals on social media, such as dealing with negative comments, trolls, and privacy concerns. Learn to handle these situations with confidence.
  • Marketing Your Practice: Utilise social media platforms to market your mental health practice effectively. Explore the various platforms to optimise your reach to your target audience.
  • Self-Care and Burnout Prevention: Understand the importance of self-care and mental well-being in the digital age. Learn to set healthy boundaries, manage your time effectively, and avoid burnout.


Who Should Attend:

This webinar is ideal for any mental health professionals such as psychologists, therapists, counsellors or social workers. Whether you’re looking to enhance your online presence, connect with clients, or simply understand the complexities of social media in the mental health field, this webinar offers valuable insights.

Join the “Navigating Social Media as a Mental Health Professional” webinar and equip yourself with the knowledge and tools to thrive in the digital age.


Note: This webinar is intended for educational purposes and does not provide professional advice on individual cases or replace consultation with a qualified mental health professional.

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