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…
Why YOU Shouldn't Sell Out to BetterHelp

Why YOU Shouldn’t Sell Out to BetterHelp

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Why YOU Shouldn’t Sell Out to BetterHelp An interview with Jeff Guenther, LPC from TherapyDen about the ins and outs of affiliate partnerships. Curt and Katie talk with Jeff about the offer he received from BetterHelp and why he turned it…
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…
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.…
Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

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Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy An interview with Dr. Craig Heacock, M.D., about innovative treatments in psychiatry. Curt and Katie talk with Dr. Heacock about psychedelic-assisted therapy – looking at efficacy, safety, and risks for these…
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…
White Terrorism and Therapy

White Terrorism and Therapy

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White Terrorism and Therapy Curt and Katie chat about the attack on the US Capitol by radicalized Trump supporters. We talk about the role therapists play in addressing white supremacist terrorism, how to support clients in responding to a…
Taking a Shot at Vaccinations

Taking a Shot at Vaccinations

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Taking a Shot at Vaccinations Curt and Katie chat about Covid vaccinations and how that will impact your work as a therapist. We look at who can be required to get a vaccine, what accommodations can be made for people who do not want to (or…
Quarantine Self-Care for Therapists

Quarantine Self-Care for Therapists

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Quarantine Self-Care for Therapists Curt and Katie chat about the challenges for therapists during the pandemic. We look at what is unique to therapists’ experiences, causes of burnout, and ways in which therapists can work to protect their…