Photo of a person entering numbers on a calculator. Text over the image reads, Episode 240. The Modern Therapist's Survival Guide. The Surprise of Good Faith Estimates.

The January 2022 Surprise of Good Faith Estimates Requirements

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The January 2022 Surprise of Good Faith Estimates Requirements Curt and Katie chat about the No Surprises Act, specifically how to navigate the requirement for clinicians to provide Good Faith Estimates to clients. We talk about the impact…

How Can Therapists Actually Retire?

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How Can Therapists Actually Retire? - An interview with David Frank, financial planner for therapists Curt and Katie talk with David about managing finances, including student loan debt and retirement. We look at when to start saving, what…
Title picture: Should Private Practice Therapists Take Insurance

Should Private Practice Therapists Take Insurance?

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Should Private Practice Therapists Take Insurance? Curt and Katie chat about the latest data from SimplePractice on private practice clinicians billing insurance. We explore the most common set up for clinicians (a hybrid insurance/private…
When Clients Have to Manage Their Therapists

When Clients Have to Manage Their Therapists

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When Clients Have to Manage Their Therapists Curt and Katie chat about the work (or mental load) therapists often give to clients that is really ours. We talk about requiring our clients to do things that are not helpful to treatment like:…
How to Be Accessible Beyond the Sliding Scale

How to Be Accessible Beyond the Sliding Scale

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How to Be Accessible Beyond the Sliding Scale An interview with Lindsay Bryan-Podvin, LMSW, about how therapy can be accessible (and not just financially). Curt and Katie chat with Lindsay about capitalism versus money exchange, the social…
Is Your Practice Ready for Paid Digital Marketing?

Is Your Practice Ready for Paid Digital Marketing?

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Is Your Practice Ready for Paid Digital Marketing? An interview with John Sanders, owner of RevKey, about Google and Social Media Ads. Curt and Katie talk with John about the importance of a solid website, effective sales process, and metrics…
Therapists Shaming Therapists

Therapists Shaming Therapists

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Therapists Shaming Therapists An interview with Katie Read about therapists shaming each other when they raise their fees or start playing bigger. Curt and Katie talk with Katie about the puritanical culture within the therapist community that…
Why You Shouldn’t Just Do it All Yourself

Why You Shouldn’t Just Do it All Yourself

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Why You Shouldn’t Just Do it All Yourself An interview with Bibi Goldstein, on how clinicians can grow their business by assessing what they can automate, delegate, or eliminate. We explore the importance of getting rid of the tasks you don’t…
The Return of Why Therapist Quit

The Return of Why Therapists Quit

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The Return of Why Therapists Quit Curt and Katie chat about how therapists can maintain joy in their practice when they begin to feel burned out. We explore different ways to incorporate self-care into your life and practice, including making…
Why YOU Shouldn't Sell Out to BetterHelp

Why YOU Shouldn’t Sell Out to BetterHelp

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Why YOU Shouldn’t Sell Out to BetterHelp An interview with Jeff Guenther, LPC from TherapyDen about the ins and outs of affiliate partnerships. Curt and Katie talk with Jeff about the offer he received from BetterHelp and why he turned it…