Photo of a plant on a window sill during a sunny day. Text over the image reads, "Episode 242. The Modern Therapist's Survival Guide. How to Understand and Treat Psychosis. An Interview with Maggie Mullen, LCSW." A photo of Maggie Mullen is to the bottom right of the text.

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…
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:…
Peer Support Specialists

Peer Support Specialists

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Peer Support Specialists An interview with Kemisha Fields, MSW, Amparo Ostojic, MPA, and Jeff Kashou, LMFT on what peer support specialists are and the value they bring to treatment teams, as well as the challenges and best practices in implementing…
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…
The Balance Between Boundaries and Humanity

The Balance Between Boundaries and Humanity

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The Balance Between Boundaries and Humanity An interview with Jamie Marich, Ph.D, on what it means to redefine therapy and how therapists can incorporate this idea into their practice. Curt and Katie talk with Jamie about the importance of…
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…
Asian American Mental Health

Asian American Mental Health

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Asian American Mental Health An interview with Linda Yoon, LCSW, on specific mental health needs of Asian American clients. Curt and Katie talk with Linda about what therapists often get wrong when working with Asian clients and colleagues.…
The State of the Profession in a COVID World

The State of the Profession in a COVID World

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The State of the Profession in a COVID World Curt and Katie chat about the current state of the Mental Health Profession. We give our opinion on a recent report from SimplePractice, looking at what they included as well as what we think is…
Being a Therapist on Both Sides of the Couch

Being a Therapist on Both Sides of the Couch

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Being a Therapist on Both Sides of the Couch An interview with Rwenshaun Miller, LCMHC, where he shares what therapists get wrong when understanding the client perspective and how to genuinely connect with clients. Curt and Katie chat with…
How to Stay in Your Lane to Support Diversity and Inclusion

How to Stay in Your Lane to Support Diversity and Inclusion

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How to Stay in Your Lane to Support Diversity and Inclusion An interview with Dr. Joy Cox, PhD, on tapping into the strength of community and genuine relationships to understand and address systemic oppression. Curt and Katie talk with Dr.…