Work Harder Than Your Clients

Work Harder Than Your Clients

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Work Harder Than Your Clients Curt and Katie chat about why and when you should ignore the advice to “not work harder than your clients.” We look at bias in goal-setting, managing risk, focusing on the client’s needs, and the importance…
Bi+ Erasure

Bi+ Erasure

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Bi+ Erasure An interview with Dr. Mimi Hoang, Ph.D., about Bi+ Affirmative therapy and what therapists often get wrong about working with Bi+ people. Curt and Katie talk with Dr. Mimi about how often Bi+ people are left out of the conversation…
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…
Psychotherapy's 'Yes Man' Problem

Psychotherapy's 'Yes Man' Problem

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Earlier this week, I shared our most recent podcast episode in several online groups. Almost immediately, the content was challenged by someone who had obviously not listened to the episode because our guests are still in graduate school. Most…
We're failing as lifelong learners

We're failing as lifelong learners

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When it comes to therapist education, we have a bad case of “that’s how we’ve always done it.” Our education system is slow to change, including how to address client-informed care, working within interdisciplinary teams, and subject…
Is it time to burn it all down?

Is it time to burn it all down?

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Your degree and your license are likely keeping your clients from feeling better more quickly. The educational system is making you jump through hoops that shouldn’t necessarily be there, teaching you things that don’t necessarily benefit…
Let's Break Some Rules

Let's Break Some Rules

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A lot of our focus over at Therapy Reimagined seems to hit on growing therapists and early career professionals. However, this isn’t the entirety of our profession. Not by a long shot. There are those who advance and mature; those who become…
Use It or Lose It

Use It or Lose It

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We’ve all heard about “use it or lose it”—the idea that if we don’t use skills or habits that the skills will diminish over time. Does this hold true for therapy skills? While it doesn’t take much thinking to realize that we aren’t…