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…
You Can't Trust Your Gut

You Can’t Trust Your Gut

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You Can't Trust Your Gut Curt and Katie talk about the ins and outs of intuition. We look at when you can trust your gut feelings and when you cannot. We sort through how to actually develop and use clinical intuition as well as the problems…
Preventing Client Suicide

Preventing Client Suicide

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Preventing Client Suicide An interview with Norine Vander Hooven, LCSW about assessing suicide appropriately for our clients from the beginning of treatment. Curt and Katie talk with Norine about what therapists often miss with their clients…
A Living Wage for Prelicensees

A Living Wage for Prelicensees

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A Living Wage for Prelicensees Curt and Katie talk about the advocacy efforts to make paying prelicensed individuals a best practice. We talk about a statement recently approved by CAMFT, looking at the process, the implications, and a call…
Making Access More Affordable

Making Access More Affordable

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Making Access More Affordable An interview with Michael Blumberg, LCPC, about mental health care as a basic human right. Curt and Katie talk with Michael about the tension between access and therapist financial stability. We look at ideas to…
Impaired Therapists

Impaired Therapists

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Impaired Therapists Curt and Katie talk about therapists who become impaired – by substance abuse, cognitive decline, their own mental health concerns, burnout, etc. The challenges of addressing impaired therapists given the ethics codes,…
Donald Trump in Therapy

Donald Trump in Therapy

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Donald Trump in Therapy Curt and Katie talk about how politics have started coming into the therapy room. We look at how the election of Donald Trump seemed to increase clients (and therapists) actively bringing world events into the therapeutic…