Episode 200: Mail Bag!

Episode 200

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Episode 200: Mail Bag! Curt and Katie reflect on 200 episodes, answer questions and respond to feedback from listeners. We explore the tension between making a good living and providing affordable mental health care to consumers. We dig into…
Why Therapists Quit

Why Therapists Quit

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Why Therapists Quit Curt and Katie chat about the systemic reasons that therapists leave the profession. We look at the work environment, the infrastructure of community mental health, as well as the frequent ways that therapists set up their…
Negotiating Sliding Scale

Negotiating Sliding Scale

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Negotiating Sliding Scale Curt and Katie chat about the pros and cons of sliding your fee for therapy services. We look at the theories around fee-setting, sliding fee scales, and conversations around money. We discuss what actually makes…
Special Interview: Open Path Psychotherapy Collective

Special Interview: Open Path Psychotherapy Collective

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Special Interview: Open Path Psychotherapy Collective An interview with Caitlin Erwin, Program Manager of Open Path Psychotherapy Collective. Curt and Katie talk with Caitlin about the origin of Open Path, the types of benefits therapists…
Overcoming Your Poverty Mindset

Overcoming Your Poverty Mindset

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Overcoming Your Poverty Mindset An interview with Tiffany McLain about how therapists deserve to make a good living and often do not. Curt and Katie interview Tiffany regarding her perspectives related to how sliding scale fees can perpetuate…
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…
Career Trekking with MTSG

Career Trekking with MTSG

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Career Trekking with MTSG An interview with Marissa Esquibel, LMFT on her journey from community mental health to private practice. Curt and Katie talk with Marissa about how she used the Modern Therapist’s Survival Guide podcast to shift…
Clinical Supervision and Workforce issues

Clinical Supervision and Workforce issues

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The vast majority of clinical supervision research focuses on the interaction between the client and supervisee. More expansive models of supervision will also look at contextual factors, such as the relationship between the supervisor and supervisee…
Financial Therapy

Financial Therapy

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Financial Therapy An interview with Lindsay Bryan-Podvin, LMSW, about therapists talking about money with their clients. Curt and Katie talk with Lindsay about what therapists miss if they don’t bring money into the room. We look at the importance…
Should I Keep My Office?

Should I Keep My Office?

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More and more we’re hearing people grappling with the very challenging question – should I keep my therapy office? Many people have moved to virtual therapy for much of their practice, some have added walk and talk or outdoor therapy to…