When Clients Die

When Clients Die

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When Clients Die An interview with Debi Frankle, LMFT on how therapists can navigate when clients die. We look at what to do when clients die by suicide, die based on high risk lifestyles, or long-term illnesses. We also talk about the complicated…
Who Gets to Have Therapy?

Who Gets to Have Therapy?

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Who Gets to Have Therapy? Curt and Katie talk about therapists’ responsibility for mental health access and the (sometimes moral) decision about whether one focuses on income or providing treatment to all. We look at a living wage, the mental…
Therapist Haters and Trolls

Therapist Haters and Trolls

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Therapist Haters and Trolls Curt and Katie talk about haters, heated online discourse that seems to delight in shaming other therapists, Schadenfreude, and the laziness of taking other people down while squandering the opportunity for creativity…
Creating Opportunities

Creating Opportunities

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Creating Opportunities An interview with Marissa Lawton, Licensed Counselor, about creating your own business opportunities when you identify a need in your community (or yourself). Curt and Katie talk with Marissa about how to identify what…
Antitrust for Therapists

Antitrust for Therapists

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Antitrust for Therapists Curt and Katie talk about antitrust laws – how they impact therapists, how to avoid concerns, and what to pay attention to when you’re a therapist. It’s time to reimagine therapy and what it means to be a therapist.…
When is it Discrimination?

When is it Discrimination?

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When is it Discrimination? Curt and Katie talk about how niche, safety considerations, or competence can be used by therapists to discriminate against specific classes of people. Specifically looking at therapists who decide to no longer work…
What's in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

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Whether a question of safety, professional brand recognition, or just plain laziness, clinicians must balance their business needs versus the requirements of their licensing boards. An issue develops around what to call yourself…and how to…
CYA for Court

CYA for Court

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CYA for Court An interview with Nicol Stolar-Peterson, LCSW, BCD, Expert Witness aka The Court Chick, on how to prepare for court, what to put in your court policy for your informed consent, and how she created an alternative revenue stream. It’s…
Clinical Versus Business Decisions

Clinical Versus Business Decisions

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Clinical Versus Business Decisions Curt and Katie talk about how to make sure that you are making decisions that respect clinical and business principles AND meet the requirements for laws and ethics. It’s time to reimagine therapy and…
That's Unethical!

That’s Unethical!

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That's Unethical! Curt and Katie talk about people who yell “That’s Unethical” whenever they disagree with what someone else is doing. It could be ethics, but it might actually be legal, clinically relevance, values, morals, what “should”…