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Am I Honoring My Personal Values OR Am I Discriminating? An exploration of ethics for modern therapists

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Am I Honoring My Personal Values OR Am I Discriminating? An exploration of ethics for modern therapists Curt and Katie chat about what therapists should be considering when their strongly held personal values or moral beliefs conflict with…
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It’s the Lack of Thought That Counts: Ethical Decision Making in Dual Relationships

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It’s the Lack of Thought That Counts: Ethical Decision Making in Dual Relationships Curt and Katie chat about dual relationships. We talk about the types of dual relationships, how often therapists get in trouble for these types of relationships,…
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Medical Assistance in Death (MAiD) in Canada: Mental Illness and Assisted Suicide

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Medical Assistance in Death (MAiD) in Canada: Mental Illness and Assisted Suicide Curt and Katie chat about assisted suicide related to an upcoming expansion of the MAiD laws in Canada to include mental illness. We discuss what these laws…
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What Goes in Your Notes? Interstate therapy practice and documentation for clients considering abortion or gender affirming care

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What Goes in Your Notes? Interstate therapy practice and documentation for clients considering abortion or gender affirming care Curt and Katie chat about documentation and practice questions related to abortion or gender affirming care when…
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The Risks and Consequences of Failing to Report Child Abuse

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The Risks and Consequences of Failing to Report Child Abuse Curt and Katie discuss the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences case against Barbara Dixon, LMFT who failed to report child abuse for Gabriel Fernandez and Anthony Avalos who both subsequently…
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Is the Counseling Compact Good for Therapists?

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Is the Counseling Compact Good for Therapists? Curt and Katie chat about the brand-new Counseling Compact and what therapists may not know or understand about these interstate agreements. We explore the proposed benefits as well as the potential…

What You Should Know About Walk and Talk Therapy and Other Non-Traditional Counseling Settings – Part 2

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What You Should Know About Walk and Talk Therapy and Other Non-Traditional Counseling Settings – Part 2 Curt and Katie chat about non-traditional therapy settings like outdoor walk and talk therapy as well as home-based counseling. In the…
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Now Modern Therapists Need to Document Every F*cking Thing in Our Progress Notes?!?

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Now Modern Therapists Need to Document Every F*cking Thing in Our Progress Notes?!? Curt and Katie discuss a recent citation from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to a therapist for cursing while in session. We explore: How…

Do Therapists Curse in Session?

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Do Therapists Curse in Session? Curt and Katie discuss a recent citation from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to a therapist for cursing while in session. We explore: Can therapists swear in session? Should they? Are there…
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What Can Therapists Say About Celebrities? The ethics of public statements

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What Can Therapists Say About Celebrities? The ethics of public statements Curt and Katie chat about whether therapists should make public statements and diagnose public figures. This is our first continuing education eligible podcast, discussing…