Photo of a smartphone and smart device. Text over the image reads, "Episode 243. The Modern Therapist's Survival Guide. Who's in the Room? Siri, Alexa, and Confidentiality"

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…
Photo of shelves of books in a library. Text over the image reads, Episode 241. The Modern Therapist's Survival Guide. Which Theoretical Orientation Should You Choose?

Which Theoretical Orientation Should You Choose?

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Which Theoretical Orientation Should You Choose? Curt and Katie chat about how therapists typically select their clinical theoretical orientation for treatment. We look at the different elements of theoretical orientation (including case conceptualization,…
Photo of a person entering numbers on a calculator. Text over the image reads, Episode 240. The Modern Therapist's Survival Guide. The Surprise of Good Faith Estimates.

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…
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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:…
Conspiracy Theories in Your Office

Conspiracy Theories in Your Office

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Conspiracy Theories in Your Office Curt and Katie chat about clients who bring conspiracy theories into therapy. We talk about differentiating between psychosis and believing in conspiracy theories, the characteristics of folks who may be likely…
Advocacy in the Wake of Looming Mental Healthcare Workforce Shortages

Advocacy in the Wake of Looming Mental Healthcare Workforce Shortages

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Advocacy in the Wake of Looming Mental Healthcare Workforce Shortages Curt and Katie chat about the looming (and current) mental health workforce shortages. We talk about the exodus of mental health providers, legislation and proposed bills…
Reimagining Therapy Reimagined

Reimagining Therapy Reimagined

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Reimagining Therapy Reimagined Curt and Katie chat about their decision to step back from the Therapy Reimagined Conference and what they will be focusing their energy on moving forward. We explore how we came to this decision and the importance…
The Return of Why Therapist Quit

The Return of Why Therapists Quit

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The Return of Why Therapists Quit Curt and Katie chat about how therapists can maintain joy in their practice when they begin to feel burned out. We explore different ways to incorporate self-care into your life and practice, including making…
How to Fire Your Clients (Ethically) Part 1.5

How to Fire Your Clients (Ethically) Part 1.5

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Episode 226: How to Fire Your Clients (Ethically) Part 1.5 Curt and Katie chat about different therapist-client mismatches and how to manage them. We explore how to balance dealing with discomfort in therapy and seeking consultation with knowing…