Reigniting Therapy

Reigniting Therapy

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Reigniting Therapy An interview with Dr. Daryl Chow regarding how to do effective therapy. Curt and Katie talk with Dr. Chow about the ways in which therapists can improve clinically – looking at the relationship, the expectations of clients,…
Therapy as a Political Act

Therapy as a Political Act

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Therapy as a Political Act An interview with Dr. Travis Heath, PhD, regarding the myth that therapists can remain neutral and be considered not “political”. Curt and Katie talk with Travis about how he perceives effective therapy and how…
The Person of the Therapist

The Person of the Therapist

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The Person of the Therapist An interview with Dr. Harry Aponte about challenging the idea that therapists can be blank screens or “surgeons.” We talk with Dr. Aponte about the importance of the self of the therapist in creating the relationship…
Traumatizing Trauma Workers

Traumatizing Trauma Workers: Don’t Leave the choice to the worker

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Circling in the news recently and being shared widely on social media is the story of Dr. Lorna Breen, a New York ER doctor who died by suicide after having served in the frontlines in treating cases of COVID-19. While Dr. Breen was not a therapist,…
Unlearning Very Bad Therapy

Unlearning Very Bad Therapy

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Unlearning Very Bad Therapy An interview with Carrie Wiita and Ben Fineman, MFT Trainees and the co-hosts of the Very Bad Therapy podcast. Curt and Katie interview Ben and Carrie about their experience as graduate students and mental health…
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…
Preventing Client Suicide

Preventing Client Suicide

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Preventing Client Suicide An interview with Norine Vander Hooven, LCSW about assessing suicide appropriately for our clients from the beginning of treatment. Curt and Katie talk with Norine about what therapists often miss with their clients…
Therapists on Your Couch

Therapists on Your Couch

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Therapists on Your Couch Curt and Katie talk about the nuance of treating therapists in therapy. We look at the unique dynamics in the therapeutic relationship as well as common traps to avoid. It’s time to reimagine therapy and what it…
A Living Wage for Prelicensees

A Living Wage for Prelicensees

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A Living Wage for Prelicensees Curt and Katie talk about the advocacy efforts to make paying prelicensed individuals a best practice. We talk about a statement recently approved by CAMFT, looking at the process, the implications, and a call…
How to BE a Therapist

How to BE a Therapist

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How to BE a Therapist Curt and Katie talk about Person of the Therapist training. We talk about a revolutionary training model that starts with who a therapist is and what will come up for them as a therapist – rather than setting unreasonable…