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What is Parental Alienation and How Can Therapists Successfully Treat it?

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What is Parental Alienation and How Can Therapists Successfully Treat it? Curt and Katie chat about a controversial topic: Parental Alienation. We look at what parental alienation is, the controversies and complexities surrounding this process,…
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Beware of Scams Targeting Therapists

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Beware of Scams Targeting Therapists Curt and Katie discuss common scams that specifically target therapists. We look at how to identify scams or sketchy business practices that can be very confusing as well as dangerous to clinicians. We also…
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The Risks and Consequences of Failing to Report Child Abuse

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The Risks and Consequences of Failing to Report Child Abuse Curt and Katie discuss the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences case against Barbara Dixon, LMFT who failed to report child abuse for Gabriel Fernandez and Anthony Avalos who both subsequently…
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How to Understand and Treat Psychosis

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How to Understand and Treat Psychosis: An interview with Maggie Mullen, LCSW Curt and Katie interview Maggie Mullen, LCSW, a national trainer on culturally responsive, evidence-based care for psychotic spectrum disorders. We talk with Maggie…
Understanding the Psychological Impacts of Leaving Afghanistan, Part 2: Afghan Americans

Understanding the Psychological Impacts of Leaving Afghanistan, Part 2: Afghan Americans

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Understanding the Psychological Impacts of Leaving Afghanistan, Part 2: Afghan Americans An interview with Sara Stanizai, LMFT, on how Afghan Americans are responding as the US leaves Afghanistan. Curt and Katie talk with Sara about her experience…
Understanding the Psychological Impacts of Leaving Afghanistan, Part 1: Military Veterans

Understanding the Psychological Impacts of Leaving Afghanistan

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Understanding the Psychological Impacts of Leaving Afghanistan, Part 1: Military Veterans An interview with Rob Bates, SFC IN USA ret., MA, LMHC, on how veterans may be responding to the US leaving Afghanistan after 20 years at war. Curt and…
How to Fire Your Clients (Ethically)

How to Fire Your Clients (Ethically)

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How to Fire Your Clients (Ethically) Curt and Katie chat about how to appropriately terminate with clients when icky situations arise. We explore how therapists can develop an ethical decision-making process to protect themselves against possible…
Psychiatric Crises in the Emergency Room

Psychiatric Crises in the Emergency Room

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Psychiatric Crises in the Emergency Room Continuing our series on Fixing Mental Healthcare in America. An interview with Kesy Yoon, LMHC and James McMahill, LMFT, two Modern Therapists with work experience in the United States hospital mental…
Serious Mental Illness and Homelessness

Serious Mental Illness and Homelessness

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Serious Mental Illness and Homelessness An interview with California State Senator Henry Stern and Dr. Curley Bonds, Chief Medical Officer for Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health about legislation and programmatic changes needed…
Fixing Mental Healthcare in America

Fixing Mental Healthcare in America

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Fixing Mental Healthcare in America An interview with Dr. Nicole Eberhart and Dr. Ryan McBain from the RAND Corporation. Curt and Katie kick of their special series related to the problems and potential solutions in the mental healthcare system.…