Episode 200: Mail Bag!

Episode 200

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Episode 200: Mail Bag! Curt and Katie reflect on 200 episodes, answer questions and respond to feedback from listeners. We explore the tension between making a good living and providing affordable mental health care to consumers. We dig into…
Why Therapists Quit Part 2

Why Therapists Quit Part 2

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Why Therapists Quit Part 2 Curt and Katie chat about the response from listeners to our episode on why therapists quit. We look at the differences in responses (those who felt angry and those who felt validated) as well as our reasons for doubling…
Why Therapists Quit

Why Therapists Quit

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Why Therapists Quit Curt and Katie chat about the systemic reasons that therapists leave the profession. We look at the work environment, the infrastructure of community mental health, as well as the frequent ways that therapists set up their…
Mental Health Entrepreneurship

Mental Health Entrepreneurship

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Mental Health Entrepreneurship An interview with Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph.D. about lessons learned through serial entrepreneurship. Curt and Katie talk with Dr. Shapiro about how to identify whether your idea for a product or service is good,…
Negotiating Sliding Scale

Negotiating Sliding Scale

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Negotiating Sliding Scale Curt and Katie chat about the pros and cons of sliding your fee for therapy services. We look at the theories around fee-setting, sliding fee scales, and conversations around money. We discuss what actually makes…
Special Interview: Open Path Psychotherapy Collective

Special Interview: Open Path Psychotherapy Collective

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Special Interview: Open Path Psychotherapy Collective An interview with Caitlin Erwin, Program Manager of Open Path Psychotherapy Collective. Curt and Katie talk with Caitlin about the origin of Open Path, the types of benefits therapists…
Overcoming Your Poverty Mindset

Overcoming Your Poverty Mindset

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Overcoming Your Poverty Mindset An interview with Tiffany McLain about how therapists deserve to make a good living and often do not. Curt and Katie interview Tiffany regarding her perspectives related to how sliding scale fees can perpetuate…
Navigating Pregnancy as a Therapist

Navigating Pregnancy as a Therapist

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Navigating Pregnancy as a Therapist An interview with Emily Sanders, LMFT about how to navigate being a therapist while pregnant. Curt and Katie talk with Emily about when and how to disclose to clients, what it means to integrate the pregnancy…
Taking a Shot at Vaccinations

Taking a Shot at Vaccinations

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Taking a Shot at Vaccinations Curt and Katie chat about Covid vaccinations and how that will impact your work as a therapist. We look at who can be required to get a vaccine, what accommodations can be made for people who do not want to (or…
You Don’t Have to Be A Thought Leader

You Do NOT Have to Be a Thought Leader

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You Don’t Have to Be A Thought Leader Curt and Katie chat about the latest pressures on therapists to become “thought leaders.” We look at how thought leadership is defined, what it typically is trying to solve, and other options therapists…