Photo of a plant on a window sill during a sunny day. Text over the image reads, "Episode 242. The Modern Therapist's Survival Guide. How to Understand and Treat Psychosis. An Interview with Maggie Mullen, LCSW." A photo of Maggie Mullen is to the bottom right of the text.

How to Understand and Treat Psychosis

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How to Understand and Treat Psychosis: An interview with Maggie Mullen, LCSW Curt and Katie interview Maggie Mullen, LCSW, a national trainer on culturally responsive, evidence-based care for psychotic spectrum disorders. We talk with Maggie…
Conspiracy Theories in Your Office

Conspiracy Theories in Your Office

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Conspiracy Theories in Your Office Curt and Katie chat about clients who bring conspiracy theories into therapy. We talk about differentiating between psychosis and believing in conspiracy theories, the characteristics of folks who may be likely…
At Least 3 Reasons Continuing Education Sucks (Usually)

At Least 3 Reasons Continuing Education Sucks (Usually)

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At Least 3 Reasons Continuing Education Sucks Curt and Katie chat about why continuing education is usually pretty ineffective. We dig into a listener question related to repackaged, introductory level, uninspiring presentations. We look at…
How to Stay in Your Lane to Support Diversity and Inclusion

How to Stay in Your Lane to Support Diversity and Inclusion

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How to Stay in Your Lane to Support Diversity and Inclusion An interview with Dr. Joy Cox, PhD, on tapping into the strength of community and genuine relationships to understand and address systemic oppression. Curt and Katie talk with Dr.…
Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

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Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy An interview with Dr. Craig Heacock, M.D., about innovative treatments in psychiatry. Curt and Katie talk with Dr. Heacock about psychedelic-assisted therapy – looking at efficacy, safety, and risks for these…
It's NOT a Chemical Imbalance

It’s NOT a Chemical Imbalance

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It’s NOT a Chemical Imbalance An interview with Dr. Kristen Syme on the situational and cultural impacts on depression.  Curt and Katie talk with Dr. Syme about the role anthropology can play in helping to challenge long held assumptions…
Therapy with an Audience

Therapy with an Audience

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Therapy with an Audience An interview with Doug Friedman, LCSW, the host of Your Mental Breakdown, on why he chose to record therapy sessions for his podcast. Curt and Katie talk with Doug about the logistics and benefits of publicly providing…
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…
Treating Political Reactionism and the War on Science

Treating Political Reactionism and the War on Science

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Treating Political Reactionism and the War on Science An interview with Dr. Tereza Capelos on why people become politically reactionary, as well as how this orientation also leads to an anti-science and anti-progress stance. Curt and Katie…
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…