Chat Events

Behavior OnLine’s Chat Events is a series of scheduled real time chat discussions on topics of current interest to mental health professionals. In each chat BOL Editor John Suler leads a discussion of invited panelists followed by an open discussion by all in attendance.

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You are welcome to view the program descriptions and transcripts of the chats held thus far.

Developing Online Communities March 25, 2000
Robin Hamman, Alan Sondheim, Howard Rheingold, John Suler, Ph.D., Moderator

Healthy and Pathological Internet Use October 24, 1999
Michael Fenichel, Storm A. King, Steven E. Stern, Kimberly Young, John Suler

Online Romances July 25, 1999
Andrea Baker, Robin Hamman, Storm A. King, Cleo Odzer, Peg Roberts, “Mystic Warrior”, Kimberly Young, John Suler

Clinical Applications of E-mail March 28, 1999
Craig Childress, Michael Fenichel, Robert Hsiung, Storm King, Kimberly Young, John Suler
INVITATION |  TRANSCRIPT (Transcript edited by Dr. Bob:

Chat and the Psychchology of Cyberspace January 24, 1999
Michael Fenichel, John Grohol, Stacy Horn, Storm King, Rick “River” Larson, Gilbert Levin, Liz Margoshes, Cyndi Pock, Cyndi Pock, Mike Sellers, John Suler