Dr. Jacob Insler joins us to talk about sports and perfomance psychology. Dr. Inlser works with athletes to help them perform better or to overcome obstacles in their game.
Cutting can be one of the most challenging things any therapist deals with. Angela Kahn, MFT sits down with us to talk about her unique team-based approach to family therapy when treating self-injury. She discusses the two primary kinds of self-injury, how to distinguish between them and how she and her team approach assessment, conceptualization and treatment.
John and RJ discuss what scares us and why we love Halloween so much.
Dr. Marjorie Rand, MFT joins us to talk about her work using body psychotherapy. She also touches on her 40-year career and her experiences learning from and working with some of the great names in the field.
Nadine Macaluso, LMFT, PhD joins us to talk about her practice using the NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) to work with clients. She also touches on what lead to her to becoming a therapist and what it’s like to have a part of her life portrayed in a Hollywood movie.
Kristen Zaleski, PhD, LCSW joins us to talk about working with survivors of military sexual trauma. Dr. Zaleski is a therapist in private practice, researcher and professor.
Jody Echegary, PsyD joins us to talk about how media affects personality development, interpersonal relations and the therapeutic relationship. This far ranging discussion goes in depth on the importance of understanding media in therapy and what it can tell us about who we are.
Shana Diskant talks to us about her work as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She mixes family therapy and behavior work when working with children. Shana began her therapy career woring with victims of traumatic brain injury and still uses what she learned there to help families.
Trina O’Quinn talks with us about learning equine assisted Eagala Therapy, what it means to study theory and starting off a new venture at a time when most people would be thinking of retiring.
Kevin Bergen, MFT talks to us about how he wrote his new book The Bergen Protocol. He discusses the struggles and successes of the process and tells us how he created the protocol at the heart of the book.
Dr. Elisabeth Crim talks to us about her mind/body approach to psychotherapy using a psychodynamic approach as well as yoga and acupuncture. She also discusses her work with other therapists around the idea of compassion fatigue.
Thomas Carouso, MFT sits down with us to talk about his journey to becoming a therapist and why therapy is more art than science.
Liz Dube, MFT, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist sits down with us to talk sex. Liz talks about how she works with clients dealing with sexual issues and how other therapists can approach the topic in ways that make clients feel comfotable and heard.
Jerry Wilson, LMFT sits down with us to discuss working with grief and loss as well as his very personal reasons for engaging in this kind of work.
Stephanie Morales, LMFT joins us for episode 5 (not 6, 7 or 8) to talk about helping moms, dads and families with issues surrounding reproductive mental health. Whether it’s postpartum depression, anxiety or even psychosis, Stephanie’s passion is evident and infectious.
Dr. Joel Schwartz sits down with to talk about Psychological testing, including which is his favorite test to administer and how therapists and testing psychologists can work together.
Jon Kramer, LCSW sits down to talk about using structural family therapy, why it works, how it works and why it's important to keep people talking to each other. He also discusses his work with couples and the vital tool of paying attention to your shoes.
What is like to not be the blank slate as a therapist? Dr. Michael Collins, PsyD. joins us to talk about what it’s like living a dual career. He talks about his very public life as an activist in a small town and maintaining a private practice as a therapist. Mike also tells some wonderful stories about his work and supervision - both as a supervisor and how to get good supervision as an intern.
Middle School Counselor Rachel Andrews joins us to discuss what it's like working with kids in a school environment and how therapists in private practice can collaborate with school counselors.