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Seeking Purpose Beyond Accomplishment: An interview with Kasey Compton

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Seeking Purpose Beyond Accomplishment: An Interview with Kasey Compton Curt and Katie interview Kasey Compton, LPCC, on her new book, In Search of You. We explore her journey of healing and what it was like to put that healing into a public…
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Are Therapists to Blame for Ineffective Workplace Wellness Programs?

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Are Therapists to Blame for Ineffective Workplace Wellness Programs? Curt and Katie chat about a recent New York Times article that claims that individual mental health interventions are not effective in the workplace. We explore that and other…
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How Can Therapists Take a Real Vacation?

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How Can Therapists Take a Real Vacation? Curt and Katie chat about how therapists can take extended time away from their therapy practices. We talk about how to budget time and money for vacation as well as what therapists need to have covered…
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Should Therapists Admit to Making Mistakes in Therapy?

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Should Therapists Admit to Making Mistakes in Therapy? Curt and Katie chat about what therapists can do to effectively navigate their own mistakes in the therapy room.  We look at what constitutes a mistake in therapy, the types of mistakes…
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Dealing with “Therapy Doesn’t Work”

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Dealing with “Therapy Doesn’t Work” Curt and Katie chat how to engage with people who doubt the efficacy of therapy. We look at how to address general skeptics, mandated clients, hesitant prospective clients, and uncertain longer-standing…
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Your Modern Therapist Ethics Questions Answered: Digging into the mail bag to identify how to behave ethically in modern times

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Your Modern Therapist Ethics Questions Answered: Mail Bag! Curt and Katie discuss tricky ethics questions we’ve received from listeners and colleagues over the years. We look at dual relationships, documentation, therapists in the public…
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Modern Therapist Reflections on Preventing a School Shooting

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Modern Therapist Reflections on Preventing a School Shooting Curt and Katie chat about an incident within Curt’s practice. We look at how therapists are called upon to make challenging risk assessments. We look at threat to other assessments…
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Why Do Therapists Feel They NEED to be Coaches? An Interview with Jo Muirhead

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Why Do Therapists Feel They NEED to be Coaches? - An Interview with Jo Muirhead Curt and Katie interview Jo Muirhead about the increasingly common trend of therapists becoming coaches for other therapists. We talk about what coaching actually…
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Choosing Yourself as a Therapist: Strategies to address burnout, compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma, An Interview with Laura Reagan, LCSW-C

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Choosing Yourself as a Therapist: Strategies to address burnout, compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma - An Interview with Laura Reagan, LCSW-C Curt and Katie interview Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, of the Trauma Therapist Network. We engage in real…
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What Can Therapists Do When Clients Don’t Get Better?

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What Can Therapists Do When Clients Don’t Get Better? Curt and Katie chat about what modern therapists can do when their clients don’t (or can’t) get better. We explore what “getting better" looks like in therapy, what can get in the…