Therapists Are Not Robots: How We Can Show Humanity in the Room

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Therapists Are Not Robots: How We Can Show Humanity in the Room Curt and Katie discuss how big life events (a big diagnosis, a huge personal loss, injuries and medical conditions) can show up in the room. We explore how much humanity is okay…
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Thriving Over Surviving: Growing a Practice without Burn Out – An interview with Megan Gunnell

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Thriving Over Surviving: Growing a Practice without Burn Out Curt and Katie interview Megan Gunnell, LMSW, coach, and Founder and Director of Thriving Well Institute. We explore: What changes are therapists facing as they grow their practice…
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…
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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…
Are You Even Trauma-Informed?

Are You Even Trauma-Informed?

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Are You Even Trauma-Informed? An interview with Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, on trauma-informed care, including what it looks like in practice. Curt and Katie talk with Laura about the barriers clients face when trying to find a good trauma therapist…
How to Fire Your Clients (Ethically)

How to Fire Your Clients (Ethically)

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How to Fire Your Clients (Ethically) Curt and Katie chat about how to appropriately terminate with clients when icky situations arise. We explore how therapists can develop an ethical decision-making process to protect themselves against possible…
How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome to Leave Your Agency Job

How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome to Leave Your Agency Job

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How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome to Leave Your Agency Job An interview with Patrick Casale, LCMHC, LCAS, about how impostor syndrome and other barriers can get in the way of therapists moving forward into private practice. Curt and Katie talk…
The State of the Profession in a COVID World

The State of the Profession in a COVID World

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The State of the Profession in a COVID World Curt and Katie chat about the current state of the Mental Health Profession. We give our opinion on a recent report from SimplePractice, looking at what they included as well as what we think is…
Post Pandemic Practice

Post Pandemic Practice

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Post Pandemic Practice Curt and Katie chat about what our practices can look like post pandemic. We explore the creativity that the pandemic has inspired and what the clinical and business implications might be for continuing in flexible modalities.…
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…