Structuring Self-Care

Structuring Self-Care

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Structuring Self-Care Curt and Katie talk about structuring self-care into your business practices. We look at how to incorporate self-care best practices into the way you build your work day. We also talk about common challenges to taking…
We Can't Help Ourselves

We Can’t Help Ourselves

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We Can't Help Ourselves Curt and Katie talk about how difficult it is for therapists to take care of ourselves. We look at why we struggle with the self-care that we teach our clients, including shaming in our field, lack of connection to our…
A Living Wage for Prelicensees

A Living Wage for Prelicensees

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A Living Wage for Prelicensees Curt and Katie talk about the advocacy efforts to make paying prelicensed individuals a best practice. We talk about a statement recently approved by CAMFT, looking at the process, the implications, and a call…
Therapist Suicide

Therapist Suicide

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Therapist Suicide Curt and Katie talk about a recent news story related to Dr. Gregory Eells, the Executive Director of the Counseling and Psychological Services at University of Pennsylvania, who died by suicide in September 2019. We talk…
Impaired Therapists

Impaired Therapists

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Impaired Therapists Curt and Katie talk about therapists who become impaired – by substance abuse, cognitive decline, their own mental health concerns, burnout, etc. The challenges of addressing impaired therapists given the ethics codes,…
Trauma Informed Work Place

Trauma Informed Work Place

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Trauma Informed Work Place An interview with Kristin Martinez, LMFT, about how trauma informed practices apply to the workplace. Curt and Katie talk with Kristin about her person-centered management, the benefits of treating employees well,…
Advanced Schedule Wrangling – A Key Factor in Avoiding Burnout!

Advanced Schedule Wrangling – A Key Factor in Avoiding Burnout!

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We talked recently on the podcast about the different ways that entrepreneurs and employees burnout: All Kinds of Burned Out. We weren’t able to go deeper into some solutions, so I thought I would dig in on one of the most important things…
All Kinds of Burned Out

All Kinds of Burned Out

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All Kinds of Burned Out Curt and Katie talk about the different types of burnout. We look at the differences between employee and entrepreneur burnout, including how to prevent it and how to treat it. It’s time to reimagine therapy and…
3 Things I Wish I Knew Starting Out

3 Things I Wish I Knew Starting Out

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Curt and I frequently get asked, “What would you have done differently to avoid burnout in public mental health?” That question used to stop me in my tracks. I have had ideas and philosophical ponderings about what others can do to avoid…
It's About Time

It’s About Time

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It's About Time Curt and Katie talk about how we value our time, looking at time when we are generating revenue AND the time when we are not generating revenue. It’s time to reimagine therapy and what it means to be a therapist. To support…