Grad Programs Moving Online

Grad Programs Moving Online

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Grad Programs Moving Online Curt and Katie chat about the quick move to online learning when the pandemic hit. We talk about the challenges with virtual platforms – what has worked and what has not. We look at the decisions related to starting…
Career Trekking with MTSG

Career Trekking with MTSG

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Career Trekking with MTSG An interview with Marissa Esquibel, LMFT on her journey from community mental health to private practice. Curt and Katie talk with Marissa about how she used the Modern Therapist’s Survival Guide podcast to shift…
Quarantine Self-Care for Therapists

Quarantine Self-Care for Therapists

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Quarantine Self-Care for Therapists Curt and Katie chat about the challenges for therapists during the pandemic. We look at what is unique to therapists’ experiences, causes of burnout, and ways in which therapists can work to protect their…
What’s next for mental health professionals during COVID?

What’s next for mental health professionals during COVID?

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The COVID pandemic has focused largely on physical health, the role of frontline treatment providers, and the overall public health measures. While not quite as much in front of the news and much less of a priority for funding, we are seeing…
Online Therapy Apps

Online Therapy Apps

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Online Therapy Apps Curt and Katie chat about online platforms that hire clinicians to provide therapy through their apps. We look at how companies like Talkspace and BetterHelp operate related to their workforce, customer data use, and effective…
Biden and Trump on Mental Health

Biden and Trump on Mental Health

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Biden and Trump on Mental Health Curt and Katie chat about policies, promises, and actions taken by President Donald Trump and Vice President Joe Biden related to mental health. We look at mental health parity, the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid,…
Therapy with an Accent

Therapy with an Accent

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Therapy with an Accent An interview with Namrata Rindani, LMFT on her experiences as an immigrant from India getting re-trained as a therapist in the United States. Curt and Katie talk with Nam about the systemic problems in the American graduate…
Clinical Supervision and Workforce issues

Clinical Supervision and Workforce issues

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The vast majority of clinical supervision research focuses on the interaction between the client and supervisee. More expansive models of supervision will also look at contextual factors, such as the relationship between the supervisor and supervisee…
Supervision and Employment Aren't Separate

Supervision and Employment Aren’t Separate

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We can’t separate supervision from employment anymore Clinical supervision makes or breaks therapist development. While plenty can go wrong with bad clinical supervision, there is plenty of evidence that good clinical supervision makes…
Getting a J-O-B

Getting a J-O-B

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Getting a J-O-B It’s time to reimagine therapy and what it means to be a therapist. To support you as a whole person and a therapist, your hosts, Curt Widhalm and Katie Vernoy talk about how to approach the role of therapist in the modern…