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…
Agency and School Drama

Agency and School Drama

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Agency and School Drama Curt and Katie talk about how to handle the drama that can happen at your work or school setting. We talk about when to take action and when it is more important to manage the logistics and protect your reputation and…
So You Want to Plan a Conference

So You Want to Plan a Conference

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So You Want to Plan a Conference Curt and Katie talk about the ups and downs of planning Therapy Reimagined 2018.  We share tips and tricks for planning an event as well as things we’re going to do differently next year. It’s time to…
Hope for the Next Generation

Building Hope for the Next Generation of Therapists

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Building Hope for the Next Generation of Therapists It’s time to reimagine therapy and what it means to be a therapist. We are human beings who can now present ourselves as whole people, with authenticity, purpose, and connection. Especially…