Betty Kohlenberg

Betty Kohlenberg has been assisting people in career transitions as a vocational counselor in her San Francisco private practice since 1981. She works with people with a wide variety of disabilities and other work barriers. From 1995 through 2007, she was the vocational consultant for Positive Resource Center (PRC), providing vocational counseling for people living with HIV/AIDS. She developed and facilitated PRC's job seeking workshop series, Mondays at Ten, and the career counseling group program, Making a Plan (MAP) . Betty has written advice guides for consumers and counselors about many aspects of employment questions including Disclosure, Accommodations, and Interviewing for People with HIV/AIDS. With Peter Goldblum , PhD, Betty developed the Client-Focused Model for Considering Work for People with HIV/AIDS . She co-wrote HIV and Work: New Challenges for Psychologists, A Training Module, 2002, for the American Psychological Association to train psychologists.

Her private practice includes individual career counseling and functioning as an expert witness in San Francisco Bay area Superior Courts in family law, employment law and disability discrimination law cases.

Articles on HIV and employment can be seen in the Articles section at www.bkohlenberg.com, and are listed at
http://www.bkohlenberg.com/pdfs/3k_publications_list.pdf.