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…
CAMFT Ethics Code Update

CAMFT Ethics Code Update

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CAMFT Ethics Code Update Curt and Katie talk about the updates to the Ethics Code for CAMFT that was approved in December, 2019. We talk about the new guidance on testimonials, marketing to each other’s clients, and duplication of services.…
Now What?

Now What?

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Each one of us has had to scramble to shift and change as our world has gone into crisis. Many of us have made a full switch to virtual meetings and sessions. There are economic uncertainties and there is emotional fall-out that we are navigating…
COVID-19 Legal and Ethical Updates

COVID-19 Legal and Ethical Updates

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COVID-19 Legal and Ethical Updates An interview with Dr. Ben Caldwell about the rapidly changing directives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Curt and Katie interview Ben about telehealth, HIPAA, and all of the efforts of continuity of care during…
The Viral Episode

The Viral Episode

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The Viral Episode Curt and Katie talk about the Corona Virus scare. We look at how to take care of ourselves, our clients, and our businesses during the current outbreak. We also look at the mental health impacts and the legal and ethical responsibilities…