Work Harder Than Your Clients

Work Harder Than Your Clients

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Work Harder Than Your Clients Curt and Katie chat about why and when you should ignore the advice to “not work harder than your clients.” We look at bias in goal-setting, managing risk, focusing on the client’s needs, and the importance…
Reigniting Therapy

Reigniting Therapy

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Reigniting Therapy An interview with Dr. Daryl Chow regarding how to do effective therapy. Curt and Katie talk with Dr. Chow about the ways in which therapists can improve clinically – looking at the relationship, the expectations of clients,…
Therapy as a Political Act

Therapy as a Political Act

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Therapy as a Political Act An interview with Dr. Travis Heath, PhD, regarding the myth that therapists can remain neutral and be considered not “political”. Curt and Katie talk with Travis about how he perceives effective therapy and how…
You Can't Trust Your Gut

You Can't Trust Your Gut

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You Can't Trust Your Gut Curt and Katie talk about the ins and outs of intuition. We look at when you can trust your gut feelings and when you cannot. We sort through how to actually develop and use clinical intuition as well as the problems…
Unlearning Very Bad Therapy

Unlearning Very Bad Therapy

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Unlearning Very Bad Therapy An interview with Carrie Wiita and Ben Fineman, MFT Trainees and the co-hosts of the Very Bad Therapy podcast. Curt and Katie interview Ben and Carrie about their experience as graduate students and mental health…
How to BE a Therapist

How to BE a Therapist

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How to BE a Therapist Curt and Katie talk about Person of the Therapist training. We talk about a revolutionary training model that starts with who a therapist is and what will come up for them as a therapist – rather than setting unreasonable…
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,…
We're failing as lifelong learners

We're failing as lifelong learners

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When it comes to therapist education, we have a bad case of “that’s how we’ve always done it.” Our education system is slow to change, including how to address client-informed care, working within interdisciplinary teams, and subject…
Is CBT Crap?

Is CBT Crap?

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Is CBT Crap? Curt and Katie talk about evidence-based practices, clinician training, and when even the evidence base can go wrong. It’s time to reimagine therapy and what it means to be a therapist. To support you as a whole person and…
One Hundred

One Hundred

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One Hundred Curt and Katie reflect on 100 podcast episodes, what the experience has been like, and where we want to take the podcast next. It’s time to reimagine therapy and what it means to be a therapist. To support you as a whole person…