Burnout or Depression

Burnout or Depression

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Burnout or Depression Curt and Katie talk about the idea that burnout and depression could actually be the same thing. We look at how stigma and a sense of superiority may inhibit clinicians from reporting that they’re actually experiencing…
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…
Dissociation in Therapy

Dissociation in Therapy

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Dissociation in Therapy An interview with Dr. Jamie Marich on how to navigate through dissociation in the therapy room. Curt and Katie interview Jamie about her own experiences with dissociation and what she does to cope as a dissociative professional.…
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…
Psychotherapy's 'Yes Man' Problem

Psychotherapy's 'Yes Man' Problem

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Earlier this week, I shared our most recent podcast episode in several online groups. Almost immediately, the content was challenged by someone who had obviously not listened to the episode because our guests are still in graduate school. Most…
Unlearning Very Bad Therapy

Unlearning Very Bad Therapy

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Unlearning Very Bad Therapy An interview with Carrie Wiita and Ben Fineman, MFT Trainees and the co-hosts of the Very Bad Therapy podcast. Curt and Katie interview Ben and Carrie about their experience as graduate students and mental health…
Structuring Self-Care

Structuring Self-Care

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Structuring Self-Care Curt and Katie talk about structuring self-care into your business practices. We look at how to incorporate self-care best practices into the way you build your work day. We also talk about common challenges to taking…
Suicidal Therapists

Suicidal Therapists

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Suicidal Therapists An interview with Norine Vander Hooven, LCSW about therapists who become suicidal. Curt and Katie interview Norine on the risk factors that therapists face as well as how we can support each other in our community. We talk…
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…
Therapists on Your Couch

Therapists on Your Couch

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Therapists on Your Couch Curt and Katie talk about the nuance of treating therapists in therapy. We look at the unique dynamics in the therapeutic relationship as well as common traps to avoid. It’s time to reimagine therapy and what it…