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Licensed Therapist Kati Morton, LMFT is answering your mental health questions.

Licensed Therapist Kati Morton, LMFT is answering your mental health questions.

Location:

United States

Description:

Licensed Therapist Kati Morton, LMFT is answering your mental health questions.

Twitter:

@katimorton

Language:

English

Contact:

9492578409


Episodes

What if I actually don't want to get better?

2/17/2021
Ask Kati Anything audience questions for episode 50 1. What if I actually don't want to get better? Sometimes I catch myself being 'happy' that I have a mental illness. I experienced childhood abuse from my grandma and probably because of that I developed BPD... 2. I've always been curious about what you would do if one of your patients has completely opposing views to you? For instance, what would you do if they turned out to be... 3. Is there a way for me to open up in therapy? I have a...

Duration:01:13:39

11 Important Mental Health Questions

2/9/2021
Ask Kati Anything! 1. How can I stop avoiding life? I’ve finished university and have been struggling ever since. It took me so long to finish my degree and I don't even like anything about it. I´m scared of starting to... 2. Can you talk about the differences between panic attacks, anxiety attacks, meltdowns and just general overwhelm? I struggle to tell the difference and feel it might be easier to deal with... 3. In a previous AKA, you mentioned giving yourself time once a week or so...

Duration:01:17:00

ep48 How can I feel safe in my own skin again?

2/3/2021
Ask Kati Anything, questions for episode 48 1. What IS a crisis? There's a lot of talk about, "If you're in crisis call and reach out and do this or that," but no one ever explains what that means. In light of last week's second question, it seems pertinent to discuss what "crisis" means... 2. Hi Kati! My therapist will regularly ask me to rate my anxiety from 1 to 10 but I never know what to say. I feel like I just say random numbers as I don’t really know how I feel. Sometimes I think...

Duration:01:05:35

ep47 "Why do I sometimes fantasize about horrible things happening to me?" | AKA

1/27/2021
Audience Questions for Ask Kati Anything episode 47 1) Hey Kati, How long does it take you to "read" your clients mood if they don´t say anything? Can you see if they are struggling a lot or is it harder to see? I always wonder what techniques a therapist uses to adjust to each client's... 2) Hi Kati, how do YOU keep yourself from judgment towards your patients (and us)? You always say that nothing is weird and we can say everything to our therapist, but don’t you ever find things weird,...

Duration:01:05:30

ep46 "Will the pandemic create generational trauma?" | AKA

1/19/2021
Ask Kati Anything! Audience questions for episode 46 Hi Kati, How do you know if you’ve truly “gotten over” a particular trauma? I feel I’ve worked through my big ones, but sometimes when I see... Any advice for someone who is having a hard time accepting themselves as a lesbian? I was raised in church being taught that it is wrong and so after a while you start to feel wrong. I know I’m gay and want to be able to... I get distracted super easily working from home which means completing a...

Duration:01:05:50

ep45 "I'm going through my own stuff while in school to become a therapist..." | AKA

1/14/2021
Ask Kati Anything! Audience questions for ep.45 Connecting with Kati Are u ok? Kati's book is in stores now! Kati's Amazon Suggestions PATREON is a great way to help support the creation of mental health videos Journaling Club - On Tuesday & Friday Kati posts a journal prompt to help keep you motivated and working on yourself! Opinions That Don't Matter! (Kati's second podcast) video versionaudio version ONLINE THERAPY I do not currently offer online therapy. BetterHelp can connect...

Duration:01:05:54

ep44 "What are some things you would never say to a depressed person?" | AKA

1/6/2021
Audience Questions for Ask Kati Anything! Connecting with Kati Are u ok? Kati's book is in stores now! Kati's Amazon Suggestions PATREON is a great way to help support the creation of mental health videos Journaling Club - On Tuesday & Friday Kati posts a journal prompt to help keep you motivated and working on yourself! Opinions That Don't Matter! (Kati's second podcast) video versionaudio version ONLINE THERAPY I do not currently offer online therapy. BetterHelp can connect you...

Duration:01:08:30

ep43 "How Can I Stop Blaming My Past Selves?" | AKA

12/31/2020
Questions for Ask Kati Anything 1. Hey Kati! How can I know if I am still attached to my therapist or if it started to be a healthy bond? Also, How do I know that everything I feel towards my therapist isn't just transference? How would I... 2. Hey Kati! Hope you are doing well. How does one get over having to switch therapists and process the loss of that relationship and having to start a new one? Thank you for your content! 3. Hi Kati! I hope you're doing great. I wanted to ask: am I...

Duration:01:04:48

ep42 "How do you deal with feeling discouraged when symptoms of mental illness return..." | AKA

12/24/2020
1. Hi Kati, how do you deal with feeling discouraged when symptoms of mental illness return despite doing everything to prevent it? I have been taking medication for depression for over a year and consistently go to therapy, but my symptoms... 2. Hi Kati! Why is it so hard for me to bear my therapist's silence in sessions? Is it part of me wanting to hear her opinion, so I don't have to be confronted with my own... 3. EDIT!!!! Hi Kati! Why do I feel so responsible for other people's...

Duration:01:09:40

ep.41 How Do I Find Meaning In Life? | AKA

12/9/2020
Ask Kati Anything audience questions: 1. Hey Kati! Thank you for all that you do! My question is how do I find meaning in my life? I struggle... 2. Hey Kati happy Thursday! My dad left when I was 8 and recently he reached out to me for the first time in ten years. I repressed the feeling for so long that I truly lived in a happy delusion of believing my dad leaving had zero effect on me... 3. Do therapists really mean it when they give you compliments or are they just saying it to build...

Duration:01:07:27

ep.40 Can you Choose to be Emotionally Neglected? | AKA

12/8/2020
Ask Kati Anything audience questions: Connecting with Kati Are u ok? Kati's book is in stores now! Kati's Amazon Suggestions PATREON is a great way to help support the creation of mental health videos Journaling Club - On Tuesday & Friday Kati posts a journal prompt to help keep you motivated and working on yourself! Opinions That Don't Matter! (Kati's second podcast) video versionaudio version ONLINE THERAPY I do not currently offer online therapy. BetterHelp can connect you with a...

Duration:01:14:42

ep.39 Rebecca Zamolo | Ask Kati Anything

12/2/2020
ep.39 Rebecca Zamolo & Kati Morton Audience questions 1. Hi Kati, please ask Rebecca how she manages to still have hope and faith after such a trauma. Maybe this inspires someone... 2. Hi Kati, I have multiple chronic illnesses including autoimmune disorders, Celiac Disease, Fibromyalgia, pain disorders, chronic fatigue, etc. My doctors have tried to tell me to stop working for many years, but it's unrealistic. I also don't... 3. Hey Kati and Rebecca! Can you talk about how to improve...

Duration:01:31:44

ep.38 "How do you know that you're ready to start talking about your trauma?" AKA

11/24/2020
Audience questions for Ask Kati Anything ep38 1. Hey Kati, how do therapists deal with things that trigger their own mental illnesses? I want to be a therapist, but I struggle with anxiety and eating disorders myself and I’m afraid that there will be a patient who triggers me, potentially even to the point of relapse. 2. Hi Kati! Is it weird that I really want to cry in therapy but never can? I’ve always been someone that suppresses and ignores my emotions because I grew up thinking they...

Duration:01:00:01

ep.37 "I Was An Emotionally Neglected Child & Teenager" | AKA

11/18/2020
Audience questions for Ask Kati Anything ep.37 Connecting with Kati Are u ok? Kati's Amazon SuggestionsPATREON Journaling ClubOpinions That Don't Matter! (Kati's second podcast) video versionaudio versionONLINE THERAPY I do not currently offer online therapy. BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor. I receive commissions on referrals to BetterHelp. I only recommend services I know and trust. BUSINESS EMAIL linnea@toneymedia.com MAIL PO Box #665 1223 Wilshire...

Duration:01:16:08

ep.36 "How Do You Cope With Feeling Lonely?" | AKA

11/10/2020
Intro with thoughts about Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard & his relapse. Audience questions: Connecting with Kati Are u ok? Kati's Amazon SuggestionsPATREON Journaling ClubOpinions That Don't Matter! (Kati's second podcast) video versionaudio versionONLINE THERAPY I do not currently offer online therapy. BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor. I receive commissions on referrals to BetterHelp. I only recommend services I know and trust. BUSINESS EMAIL...

Duration:01:25:04

ep.35 "Any tips on how to become less body-focused / more body-positive?" | AKA

11/1/2020
Ask Kati Anything audience questions: 1. How do therapists feel when their client talks about something really traumatic? I mean, therapists are people too and really terrible things happening to other people... 2. A friend of mine received a phone call from the school psychologist because her 10-year-old daughter used her school computer to google “How to commit suicide.” My friend recently... 3. Hey Kati! Could you explain a bit more the science behind false memories ? I do not know if...

Duration:01:22:23

ep.34 "Am I Sick Enough For Help?" | AKA

10/27/2020
Ask Kati Anything audience questions: 1) Hey Kati!! I beat myself up a lot over not being able to self harm severely. I'm suicidal in my thoughts, but my actions aren’t always reflecting that directly. Every time I ask those around me for help (regarding these suicidal thoughts), because I’ve not... 2) Hi Kati, how do we actually "process" any emotion/situation? I never know how long to sit with hard emotions, I end up crying for a few minutes and then just saying to myself "okay time to...

Duration:01:22:46

ep.33 "I don’t know how to say HELP ME" | AKA

10/21/2020
Audience questions for Ask Kati Anything ep. 33 1. How come I feel really bad during the week but then I go to therapy and seem like the happiest person ever. I don’t know how to say help me? 2. Hey Kati, I've been in therapy for a while now and have this thing where I'm always looking forward to the next session but when the day actually comes I dread going. In between sessions, I think about what I want to bring up next but I always end up feeling like I'm overreacting right before the...

Duration:01:08:46

ep.32 "Why Am I So Attached To My Therapist" | Ask Kati Anything!

10/14/2020
Questions for Ask Kati Anything! 1. Hey Kati, how can I calm down in therapy? Most of the time I feel really anxious and nervous in session and it really bothers me because I feel as if I am not able to think and talk about my issues very well and I tend to push all of my feelings away and just feel empty or dissociate. I am not really able to... 2 .Hi Kati, what do I do if I feel like my therapist doesn't always believe me? There are times when I feel like she dismisses my problems, or...

Duration:01:13:39

ep.31 "How Can I Learn To Communicate My Anger?" | Ask Kati Anything

10/7/2020
Audience questions for ep.31 of Ask Kati Anything! 1. Hi Kati! Can your depression change over time? I've been depressed for about 10 years but my depression feels different now (I'm 22) to when I was younger, for example around 15. It feels like... 2. I have this faulty belief that I am not as good as everybody else. It is so deeply ingrained that I'm starting to witness myself sabotage myself. No matter what I do, I start by looking at myself then to a person who does... 3. Hi Kati! Is...

Duration:01:12:18