Photo of a notebook with writing on it. Text over the image reads, "Episode 252. The Modern Therapist's Survival Guide. Document Every [expletive] Thing."

Now Modern Therapists Need to Document Every F*cking Thing in Our Progress Notes?!?

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Now Modern Therapists Need to Document Every F*cking Thing in Our Progress Notes?!? Curt and Katie discuss a recent citation from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to a therapist for cursing while in session. We explore: How…
Photo of a plant growing out of a coin jar. Text over the image reads, "Episode 250. The Modern Therapist's Survival Guide. Thriving Over Surviving: Growing a Practice without Burn Out. An Interview with Megan Gunnell, LMSW." A photo of Megan Gunnell is to the bottom right of the text.

Thriving Over Surviving: Growing a Practice without Burn Out – An interview with Megan Gunnell

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Thriving Over Surviving: Growing a Practice without Burn Out Curt and Katie interview Megan Gunnell, LMSW, coach, and Founder and Director of Thriving Well Institute. We explore: What changes are therapists facing as they grow their practice…
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Who’s in the Room? Siri, Alexa, and Confidentiality

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Who’s in the Room? Siri, Alexa, and Confidentiality Curt and Katie chat about how therapists can maintain confidentiality in a world of AI assistants and smart devices. What duty do clinicians have to inform clients? How can we balance confidentiality…
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The January 2022 Surprise of Good Faith Estimates Requirements

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The January 2022 Surprise of Good Faith Estimates Requirements Curt and Katie chat about the No Surprises Act, specifically how to navigate the requirement for clinicians to provide Good Faith Estimates to clients. We talk about the impact…

How Can Therapists Actually Retire?

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How Can Therapists Actually Retire? - An interview with David Frank, financial planner for therapists Curt and Katie talk with David about managing finances, including student loan debt and retirement. We look at when to start saving, what…
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Should Private Practice Therapists Take Insurance?

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Should Private Practice Therapists Take Insurance? Curt and Katie chat about the latest data from SimplePractice on private practice clinicians billing insurance. We explore the most common set up for clinicians (a hybrid insurance/private…
When Clients Have to Manage Their Therapists

When Clients Have to Manage Their Therapists

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When Clients Have to Manage Their Therapists Curt and Katie chat about the work (or mental load) therapists often give to clients that is really ours. We talk about requiring our clients to do things that are not helpful to treatment like:…
How to Be Accessible Beyond the Sliding Scale

How to Be Accessible Beyond the Sliding Scale: An Interview with Lindsay Bryan-Podvin

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How to Be Accessible Beyond the Sliding Scale: An Interview with Lindsay Bryan-Podvin An interview with Lindsay Bryan-Podvin, LMSW, about how therapy can be accessible (and not just financially). Curt and Katie chat with Lindsay about capitalism…
Is Your Practice Ready for Paid Digital Marketing?

Is Your Practice Ready for Paid Digital Marketing?

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Is Your Practice Ready for Paid Digital Marketing? An interview with John Sanders, owner of RevKey, about Google and Social Media Ads. Curt and Katie talk with John about the importance of a solid website, effective sales process, and metrics…
Therapists Shaming Therapists

Therapists Shaming Therapists

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Therapists Shaming Therapists An interview with Katie Read about therapists shaming each other when they raise their fees or start playing bigger. Curt and Katie talk with Katie about the puritanical culture within the therapist community that…