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Reinforcing Recovery: Re-thinking Self-Defeating Beliefs, Ep. 70

11/7/2019
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Marty Lythgoe, LAADC-CA, discusses the impact of negative thought patterns on addiction recovery, particularly through the lens of Congitive Behavioral Therapy. The intersectionality between beliefs and the Christian faith is also discussed.

Duration:00:55:37

Using Mindfulness and CBT to Reduce Anxiety with High-Achieving Teens, Ep. 69

10/31/2019
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Nicole Burgess, LMFT, specialized adolescent therapist, sheds lights on effective treatment approaches and interventions with performance-motivated adolescents.

Duration:01:02:25

Stimulant Abuse and How It Pairs with Sex, Ep. 68

10/24/2019
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Expert sex therapist Dr. David Fawcett explores the phenomenon known as “chemsex,” and its impact on sexual functioning and intimacy.

Duration:01:02:30

What is a Highly Sensitive Person? (AKA Sensory Processing Sensitivity), Ep. 67

10/17/2019
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An expert on Highly Sensitive People, Patricia Young, LCSW, discusses both the research about and the clinical impact of the trait of High Sensitivity, and provides an overview of useful interventions with this population.

Duration:00:58:40

Mindfulness with Children and Families: Teaching Mindfulness to Children in Schools and Therapy, Ep. 66

10/10/2019
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Mindfulness guru Diane Gehart, PhD, LMFT, discusses how mindfulness can impact diagnoses like ADHD, and breaks down easy-to-implement interventions to use with children both in school systems and in the therapy room.

Duration:01:03:06

Providing Competent Care to Trans and GNC Adolescent and Young Adult Clients, Ep. 65

10/2/2019
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Expert LGBTQ+ social worker Kyle Bullock provides details on how to provide affirming and evidence-based psychiatric and psychological care to Trans and Gender Non Comforming people.

Duration:03:12:24

Selecting and Implementing Technology in a Clinical Practice: Ethical and Practical Concerns, Ep. 64

9/26/2019
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Rob Reinhardt, a counselor and tech expert, explains how to evaluate practice needs and legal/ethics responsibilities so that clinicians can select and implement technology that is a “best fit” for their practice while remaining in compliance .

Duration:01:00:42

Helping Women Manage Anxiety Through Mindfulness Practices, Ep. 63

9/12/2019
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Anxiety specialist Elizabeth Cush explains the roots and research about anxiety disorders in women, and discusses strategies for bringing mindful practices into therapy.

Duration:01:00:26

Deconstructing Addiction - Is It Really a Brain Disease?, Ep. 62

9/4/2019
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Expert addiction psychiatrist Dr. Mel Pohl discusses the disease of addiction and its bio/psycho/social/spiritual origins, including pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, etiologies and treatments.

Duration:01:02:23

What every therapist needs to know about doing great therapy: Deliberate Practice and Lessons from the research, Ep. 61

8/29/2019
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Dr. Scott Miller discusses the research that illuminates the difference between mid-level therapists and exceptional therapists, and introduces simple and effective deliberate practices that reduce client dropout rates and improve therapy outcomes.

Duration:01:00:39

An Introduction to Suicide Risk Assessment: A Critical Overview, Ep. 60

8/22/2019
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A critcally-important podcast for all therapists, Norine VanderHooven, LCSW, an expert on suicide, shares her insight about suicidality in clients, from recognizing risk factors to what interventions have been shown to be particularly effective.

Duration:03:26:57

Understanding and Working Through Self-Sabotage, Ep. 59

8/15/2019
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Dr. Judy Ho, PhD, shares the evolutionary roots of self-sabotage and sheds light on interventions to help clients get un-stuck from engaging in self-sabotaging behaviors.

Duration:01:01:11

Spiritual Awakening in Recovery: Creating Sustained Change, Ep. 58

8/7/2019
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Dr. Michael McGee discusses the research and literature about how spiritual awakening promotes recovery from addiction, and offers guidance about how behavioral health professionals can support spiritual awakening in their clients.

Duration:01:03:33

An Intro to Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors: They Are More Common Than You Think, Ep. 57

7/26/2019
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OCD expert Dr. Laura Chackes provides an overview of Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs), including what they are, how they are diagnosed, and which treatment approaches have been found most effective. Interview.

Duration:01:01:38

Trauma: The Silent Partner in Addiction, Ep. 56

7/16/2019
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Gina Tabrizy, LMFT, sheds light on the relationship between trauma and addiction and explores a number of treatment techniques. Presentation.

Duration:00:58:45

HIPAA Security Fundamentals for Mental Health Professionals in Private Practice, Ep. 55

7/5/2019
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Roy Huggins, LPC, NCC, and prior software engineer, breaks down the HIPAA Security Rule and offers practical insight into HIPAA implementation. Interview.

Duration:01:01:28

Family Therapy with LGBTQ Youth, Ep. 54

6/26/2019
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Kyle Bullock, LSW, explores the ins and outs of three evidence-based family therapy models that can be particularly effective when treating families of LGBTQ adolescents. Presentation.

Duration:00:57:48

Repairing Broken Bonds: Working with Couples after Infidelity, Ep. 53

6/13/2019
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Dr. Nancy Gardner, a certified Supervisor and Trainer of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), discusses how to help couples heal from infidelity using EFT methods.

Duration:00:57:22

Growing A Successful Practice Ethical Business Planning, Ep. 52

6/5/2019
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Amanda Patterson, LMHC, sheds light on how to create and maintain a successful and abundant therapy practice that is ethically-sound.

Duration:01:00:57

Narcissism & The Skilled Abuser: Relational Impact, Ep. 51

4/24/2019
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Dr. Catherine Barrett breaks down the relational impact of narcissism and offers guidance about working with individuals who have experienced traumatic bonding and/or codependency relating to relationships with significant others with NPD traits.

Duration:00:59:51