Photo ID: A black and white picture of someone holding up a finger in front of their mouth in a hushing manner with text overlay "Episode 338: What's Confidential and What's a Secret? Navigating "No Secrets" Policies"

What’s Confidential and What’s a Secret? Navigating “No Secrets” Policies

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What’s Confidential and What’s a Secret? Navigating “No Secrets” Policies Curt and Katie chat about no secret policies. We look at what they are, what needs to be in these policies, how to navigate secrets in therapy, the importance…
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Should Therapists Admit to Making Mistakes in Therapy?

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Should Therapists Admit to Making Mistakes in Therapy? Curt and Katie chat about what therapists can do to effectively navigate their own mistakes in the therapy room.  We look at what constitutes a mistake in therapy, the types of mistakes…
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Is BPD a Genuine Diagnosis or a Dismissive Label?

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Is BPD a Genuine Diagnosis or a Dismissive Label? Curt and Katie chat about whether (or not) Borderline Personality Disorder is a useful diagnosis. We look at the difficulty in differential diagnosis, the huge overlaps with other diagnoses,…
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Is Your Therapist Website ADA Compliant? An Interview with Anita Avedian, LMFT

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Is Your Therapist Website ADA Compliant? - An Interview with Anita Avedian, LMFT Curt and Katie interview Anita Avedian, LMFT about her recent experiences related to an ADA complaint on her website. Anita shares with us how she has navigated…
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Family Therapy: Not Just for Kids – An Interview with Adriana Rodriguez, LMFT

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Family Therapy: Not Just for Kids - An Interview with Adriana Rodriguez, LMFT Curt and Katie interview Adriana Rodriguez, LMFT about the tendency of therapists (even Marriage and Family Therapists) to avoid working with couples and families.…
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Modern Therapist Reflections on Preventing a School Shooting

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Modern Therapist Reflections on Preventing a School Shooting Curt and Katie chat about an incident within Curt’s practice. We look at how therapists are called upon to make challenging risk assessments. We look at threat to other assessments…
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How Can You Create an Ethical Faith-Based Practice? An Interview with Whitney Owens, LPC

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How Can You Create an Ethical Faith-Based Practice? An Interview with Whitney Owens, LPC Curt and Katie interview Whitney Owens, LPC of Wise Practice, about faith-based practice. We look at what therapists can get wrong when considering incorporating…
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Are You Actually Neurodivergent Affirming? An Interview with Sonny Jane Wise

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Are You Actually Neurodivergent Affirming? An Interview with Sonny Jane Wise Curt and Katie interview Sonny Jane Wise, the Lived Experience Educator. We chat about therapists getting stuck in neuro-normative expectations and norms or refusing…
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How to Provide Culturally Appropriate Care for African American Families: An interview with Mercedes Samudio, LCSW

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How to Provide Culturally Appropriate Care for African American Families, An Interview with Mercedes Samudio, LCSW Curt and Katie interview Mercedes Samudio, LCSW, about working with African American Families. We talk about what therapists…
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Clinical Work with Sex Workers: An Interview with Jamila Dawson, LMFT and Dr. Theo Burnes, PhD

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Clinical Work with Sex Workers: An Interview with Jamila Dawson, LMFT and Dr. Theo Burnes, PhD Curt and Katie interview Dr. Theo Burnes and Jamila Dawson on their new book Essential Clinical Care for Sex Workers. We talk about what therapists…