Photo ID: The psychology section of a book store with text overlay "Episode 349: The Power and the Peril of Pop Psychology"

The Power and the Peril of Pop Psychology

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The Power and the Peril of Pop Psychology Curt and Katie chat about pop psychology. We look at what it is, how it influences society, the dangers of leaving it unchecked, and how therapists can support their clients in navigating through all…
Photo ID: A crowd facing a stage with several of the people holding their arms up with their hands in the shape of a heart with text overlay "Episode 346: When Your Client is a Super Fan: Exploring parasocial relationships and their effects on mental health"

When Your Client is a Super Fan: Exploring parasocial relationships and their effects on mental health

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When Your Client is a Super Fan: Exploring parasocial relationships and their effects on mental health Curt and Katie chat about parasocial relationships. We talk about what parasocial relationships (and break ups) are, who is most likely to…
Photo ID: Eight people standing in a field backlit by a cloudy sunset with a photo of Anna Clark Miller to one side and text overlay "Episode 340: Religious Trauma and High-Control Religion: An Interview with Anna Clark Miller, LPC, LMHC"

Religious Trauma and High-Control Religion: An Interview with Anna Clark Miller, LPC, LMHC

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Religious Trauma and High-Control Religion: An Interview with Anna Clark Miller, LPC, LMHC Curt and Katie interview Anna Clark Miller about religious trauma. We explore what religious trauma and high-control religions are. We look at common…
Photo ID: A closeup of the hands of two people holding hands with text overlay "Episode 339: How much autonomy do therapy clients deserve? Balancing client autonomy with therapist skill"

How Much Autonomy Do Therapy Clients Deserve? Balancing client autonomy with therapist skill

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How Much Autonomy Do Therapy Clients Deserve? Balancing client autonomy with therapist skill Curt and Katie chat about client autonomy. We look at what patient autonomy is and what therapists need to understand about this very complex topic.…
Photo ID: A swirl of fire against a dark background with a photo of Jennifer Mullan to one side and text overlay "Episode 336 Decolonizing Therapy: A Movement - an interview with Dr. Jennifer Mullan"

Decolonizing Therapy: A Movement – An Interview with Dr. Jennifer Mullan

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Decolonizing Therapy: A Movement - An Interview with Dr. Jennifer Mullan Curt and Katie interview Dr. Jennifer Mullan about decolonizing therapy. We discuss what it means to decolonize therapy and the importance of doing so, as well as the…
Photo ID: A person lifting a coffee cup off of a blank unlined journal page with a circular coffee stain from the bottom of the cup with text overlay "Episode 335: Should Therapists Admit to Making Mistakes in Therapy?"

Should Therapists Admit to Making Mistakes in Therapy?

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Should Therapists Admit to Making Mistakes in Therapy? Curt and Katie chat about what therapists can do to effectively navigate their own mistakes in the therapy room.  We look at what constitutes a mistake in therapy, the types of mistakes…
Photo ID: Lots of backlit people on a beach with a picture of Adriana Rodriguez to one side and text overlay "Episode 329: Family Therapy: Not Just for Kids - An Interview with Adriana Rodriguez, LMFT"

Family Therapy: Not Just for Kids – An Interview with Adriana Rodriguez, LMFT

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Family Therapy: Not Just for Kids - An Interview with Adriana Rodriguez, LMFT Curt and Katie interview Adriana Rodriguez, LMFT about the tendency of therapists (even Marriage and Family Therapists) to avoid working with couples and families.…
Photo ID: A Holy Bible laying on a table with text overlay "Episode 320: How Can You Create an Ethical Faith-Based Practice? An Interview with Whitney Owens, LPC"

How Can You Create an Ethical Faith-Based Practice? An Interview with Whitney Owens, LPC

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How Can You Create an Ethical Faith-Based Practice? An Interview with Whitney Owens, LPC Curt and Katie interview Whitney Owens, LPC of Wise Practice, about faith-based practice. We look at what therapists can get wrong when considering incorporating…
Photo ID: Construction paper with ripped edges placed in a rainbow with a picture of Sonny Jane Wise to one side and text overlay "Episode 318: Are You Actually Neurodivergent Affirming? An Interview with Sonny Jane Wise"

Are You Actually Neurodivergent Affirming? An Interview with Sonny Jane Wise

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Are You Actually Neurodivergent Affirming? An Interview with Sonny Jane Wise Curt and Katie interview Sonny Jane Wise, the Lived Experience Educator. We chat about therapists getting stuck in neuro-normative expectations and norms or refusing…
Photo ID: An African American baby's hand holding an African American adult's finger with a picture of Mercedes Samudio to one side and text overlay "Episode 316: How to Provide Culturally Appropriate Care for African American Families, An Interview with Mercedes Samudio, LCSW"

How to Provide Culturally Appropriate Care for African American Families: An interview with Mercedes Samudio, LCSW

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How to Provide Culturally Appropriate Care for African American Families, An Interview with Mercedes Samudio, LCSW Curt and Katie interview Mercedes Samudio, LCSW, about working with African American Families. We talk about what therapists…