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The Thoughtful Counselor

About The Thoughtful Counselor is a podcast that is dedicated to producing great conversations around current topics in counseling and psychotherapy. We view counseling and psychotherapy as a deeply beautiful and complex process, and strive to incorporate both the art and science of the field in each episode.
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Now displaying: December, 2016
Dec 28, 2016

A conversation with Dr. Susan Branco, a licensed professional counselor and researcher, about counseling transracial adoptees, race in adoption, and biculturation.

Check our Susan's website: http://adoptiontherapist.org/

Here are a few articles of Susan's in Counseling Today:

http://ct.counseling.org/2014/07/counseling-transracial-adult-adopted-persons/

http://ct.counseling.org/2016/12/adopting-across-racial-lines/

In this episode I am joined by Kelsi Macklin, a good friend and transracial adoptee. You can hear more about her story here: http://www.relevantmagazine.com/life/better-way-talk-about-adoption

Or email her at macklin.kelsi@gmail.com

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Dec 21, 2016

A conversation with Dr. Everett Worthington – Commonwealth Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, in the Department of Psychology – on the jump from physicist to psychologist, the striking effectiveness of forgiveness in the emotional healing of our clients, and the REACH model of forgiveness.

Ev’s Website

* The title for this episode is taken from a quote attributed to Mark Twain: “Forgiveness Is the Fragrance the Violet Sheds on the Heel That Has Crushed It”

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Dec 10, 2016

A conversation with Dr. Raissa Miller - assistant professor of counseling at Boise State University - on the flexible brain, how your client's (and your!) limbic system goes into overdrive, the complexity of implicit and explicit memory, and why all of this in integral to your work as a counselor.

Raissa's Faculty Page at BSU

The Healthy Brain Platter

Dan Siegel's Hand Model of the Brain

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Dec 7, 2016

A conversation with Dr. Steven C. Hayes - Nevada Foundation Professor at the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno - on his own struggle with panic and anxiety, the history and development of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and how psychological flexibility can enhance your practice and just maybe change the world.

Steve's Website

Steve's Blog at Psychology Today

Steve's Faculty Page at University of Nevada, Reno

The Association for Contextual Behavioral Science

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