Photo ID: The psychology section of a book store with text overlay "Episode 349: The Power and the Peril of Pop Psychology"

The Power and the Peril of Pop Psychology

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The Power and the Peril of Pop Psychology Curt and Katie chat about pop psychology. We look at what it is, how it influences society, the dangers of leaving it unchecked, and how therapists can support their clients in navigating through all…
Photo ID: A crowd facing a stage with several of the people holding their arms up with their hands in the shape of a heart with text overlay "Episode 346: When Your Client is a Super Fan: Exploring parasocial relationships and their effects on mental health"

When Your Client is a Super Fan: Exploring parasocial relationships and their effects on mental health

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When Your Client is a Super Fan: Exploring parasocial relationships and their effects on mental health Curt and Katie chat about parasocial relationships. We talk about what parasocial relationships (and break ups) are, who is most likely to…
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Your Modern Therapist Ethics Questions Answered: Digging into the mail bag to identify how to behave ethically in modern times

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Your Modern Therapist Ethics Questions Answered: Mail Bag! Curt and Katie discuss tricky ethics questions we’ve received from listeners and colleagues over the years. We look at dual relationships, documentation, therapists in the public…
Photo ID: A backlit person looking at the rising sun with their arms raised with a picture of Jo Muirhead to one side and text overlay "Episode 327: Why Do Therapists Feel They NEED to be Coaches: An interview with Jo Muirhead"

Why Do Therapists Feel They NEED to be Coaches? An Interview with Jo Muirhead

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Why Do Therapists Feel They NEED to be Coaches? - An Interview with Jo Muirhead Curt and Katie interview Jo Muirhead about the increasingly common trend of therapists becoming coaches for other therapists. We talk about what coaching actually…
Photo ID: A desk with a laptop set up on it with text overlay "Episode 321: Revisiting SEO and AI – Ethics and best practices: An Interview with Danica Wolf"

Revisiting SEO and AI – Ethics and best practices: An Interview with Danica Wolf

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Revisiting SEO and AI – Ethics and best practices: An Interview with Danica Wolf Curt and Katie interview Danica Wolf, COO of Simplified SEO Consulting, on the basics of SEO and how AI is being used in marketing. We look at best practices…
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How Do Therapists Develop?

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How Do Therapists Develop? Curt and Katie chat about how therapists can be rigid in their thinking at times and then seem to be performing mental gymnastics at other times. We look at the developmental stages of therapists (drawing from William…
Photo ID: a mobile phone in someone's hands with social media app icons on the screen with text overlay "Episode 311: Does Your Social Media Make You Look Like a Bad Therapist?"

Does Your Social Media Make You Look Like a Bad Therapist?

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Does Your Social Media Make You Look Like a Bad Therapist? Curt and Katie chat about therapists putting out advice on social media. We look at how bad this advice can be and when it can even be harmful. We talk about what makes this advice…
Photo ID: A mobile phone with the logo for OpenAI on the screen sitting on an open laptop with text overlay "Episode 306: Is AI Smart for Your Therapy Practice? The ethics of artificial intelligence in therapy"

Is AI Smart for Your Therapy Practice? The ethics of artificial intelligence in therapy

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Is AI Smart for Your Therapy Practice? The ethics of artificial intelligence in therapy Curt and Katie chat about the use of ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence as part of your therapy practice. We look at what uses therapists are considering,…
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Has Therapy Become the New Religion?

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Has Therapy Become the New Religion? Curt and Katie chat about op ed pieces from the New York Times, where there are a lot of opinions on what therapy is and should be. We explore comparisons of therapy to religion, the notion that going to…

Navigating the Social Media Self-Diagnosis Trend

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Navigating the Social Media Self-Diagnosis Trend Curt and Katie chat about the TikTok Mental Health and the self-diagnosis trend. We dig into what diagnosis is (and what is actually useful about diagnosis). We also explore the concerns with…