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…
Malpractice is No Joke

Malpractice is No Joke

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Malpractice is No Joke An interview with Rachel Warners of CPH & Associates on the ins and outs of liability insurance. Curt and Katie talk with Rachel about some myths related to therapist liability, the best practices in getting (and…
Don't Take Tax Advice from Therapists

Don’t Take Tax Advice from Therapists

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Don’t Take Tax Advice from Therapists An interview with Julie Herres of GreenOak Accounting on why you shouldn’t take tax advice from random therapists in a Facebook Group. Curt and Katie talk with Julie about common mistakes therapists…
Noteworthy Documentation

Noteworthy Documentation

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Noteworthy Documentation An interview with Dr. Ben Caldwell, LMFT about some basic documentation information as well as updates relevant to the 21st Century Cures Act. Curt and Katie talk with Ben about what to consider when writing your notes…
Online Therapy Apps

Online Therapy Apps

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Online Therapy Apps Curt and Katie chat about online platforms that hire clinicians to provide therapy through their apps. We look at how companies like Talkspace and BetterHelp operate related to their workforce, customer data use, and effective…
Irrational Ethics

Irrational Ethics

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Irrational Ethics Curt and Katie chat about how current ethical standards fail to recognize culture and humanity. We talk about how the ethics codes were initially created, looking at the racist, sexist, classist roots. We also discuss the…
Wear a Mask as a Therapy Directive

Wear a Mask as a Therapy Directive

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“Wear a Mask” as a Therapy Directive Curt and Katie chat about COVID, science, and critical thinking in an anti-intellectual, post-truth era. We look at what therapists’ responsibilities are to the greater good, whether we should tell…
Therapists Googling Clients

Therapists Googling Clients

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A lot of discussion between therapists about online privacy deals with a unilateral direction of clients seeking out information about the therapists or friend requests or follows on social media. Plenty of space is devoted to proper social…
Returning to the Office

Returning to the Office

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Returning to the Office Curt and Katie chat about the considerations for reopening offices closed during shelter in place orders. We talk through the specific logistical, clinical, and legal and ethical elements of the decision-making process…
Confidential Communications

Confidential Communications

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Confidential Communications An interview with Jarred Bolen, Technical Account Manager at Hushmail, about how to appropriately comply with HIPAA in how you communicate with your clients. Curt and Katie talk with Jarrod about encryption, security…