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…
We Can't Help Ourselves

We Can't Help Ourselves

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We Can't Help Ourselves Curt and Katie talk about how difficult it is for therapists to take care of ourselves. We look at why we struggle with the self-care that we teach our clients, including shaming in our field, lack of connection to our…
Striking for the Future of Mental Healthcare

Special Episode: Striking for the Future of Mental Healthcare

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Special Episode: Striking for the Future of Mental Healthcare Special Episode: Curt and Katie talk about the recent NUHW- Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Worker Strike. Katie interviews a National Union of Healthcare Workers representative,…
Making Access More Affordable

Making Access More Affordable

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Making Access More Affordable An interview with Michael Blumberg, LCPC, about mental health care as a basic human right. Curt and Katie talk with Michael about the tension between access and therapist financial stability. We look at ideas to…
OK Boomer is Coming to the Mental Health Workforce

OK Boomer is Coming to the Mental Health Workforce

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“OK Boomer” is going to come to the mental health workforce We haven’t exactly shied away from looking at generational differences in the mental health labor force. While the debate continues on about what exactly is happening, what…
Therapist Suicide

Therapist Suicide

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Therapist Suicide Curt and Katie talk about a recent news story related to Dr. Gregory Eells, the Executive Director of the Counseling and Psychological Services at University of Pennsylvania, who died by suicide in September 2019. We talk…
Defining the Therapy Movement

Defining the Therapy Movement

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Defining the Therapy Movement Live Podcast: Curt and Katie are live at Therapy Reimagined 2019. We talk about what the #therapymovement aspires to accomplish. We talk about the broken educational system, the need for a livable wage, the ways…
Impaired Therapists

Impaired Therapists

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Impaired Therapists Curt and Katie talk about therapists who become impaired – by substance abuse, cognitive decline, their own mental health concerns, burnout, etc. The challenges of addressing impaired therapists given the ethics codes,…
When Clients Die

When Clients Die

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When Clients Die An interview with Debi Frankle, LMFT on how therapists can navigate when clients die. We look at what to do when clients die by suicide, die based on high risk lifestyles, or long-term illnesses. We also talk about the complicated…