Partners of Therapists

Partners of Therapists

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Partners of Therapists Curt and Katie chat about how our job and training can impact our partners. We look at the benefits like emotional intelligence, resilience, and perspective. We also look at the challenges therapists and their partners…
Why Therapists Quit Part 2

Why Therapists Quit Part 2

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Why Therapists Quit Part 2 Curt and Katie chat about the response from listeners to our episode on why therapists quit. We look at the differences in responses (those who felt angry and those who felt validated) as well as our reasons for doubling…
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…
Navigating Pregnancy as a Therapist

Navigating Pregnancy as a Therapist

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Navigating Pregnancy as a Therapist An interview with Emily Sanders, LMFT about how to navigate being a therapist while pregnant. Curt and Katie talk with Emily about when and how to disclose to clients, what it means to integrate the pregnancy…
You Don’t Have to Be A Thought Leader

You Do NOT Have to Be a Thought Leader

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You Don’t Have to Be A Thought Leader Curt and Katie chat about the latest pressures on therapists to become “thought leaders.” We look at how thought leadership is defined, what it typically is trying to solve, and other options therapists…
Therapists Struggling with Darkness

Therapists Struggling with Darkness

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Therapists Struggling with Darkness Curt and Katie chat about how therapists are struggling during the pandemic. We looked at how client material impacts therapists. We also explored unique risk factors and protective factors. We talked about…
Quarantine Self-Care for Therapists

Quarantine Self-Care for Therapists

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Quarantine Self-Care for Therapists Curt and Katie chat about the challenges for therapists during the pandemic. We look at what is unique to therapists’ experiences, causes of burnout, and ways in which therapists can work to protect their…
What’s next for mental health professionals during COVID?

What’s next for mental health professionals during COVID?

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The COVID pandemic has focused largely on physical health, the role of frontline treatment providers, and the overall public health measures. While not quite as much in front of the news and much less of a priority for funding, we are seeing…
Showing Up for Our Clients

Showing Up for Your Clients

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Showing Up for Your Clients Curt and Katie chat about the importance of therapists in the therapeutic process. We look at how the medical model, upon which the continuing education and ethical guidelines are built, is flawed leading to solely…
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…