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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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Aug 25, 2020

A conversation with Peter Simons about the philosophy of science, the largely unsubstantiated nature of many contemporary assumptions about psychiatric diagnoses and medication-based treatments, and suggestions for being an informed consumer of mental health related research. Peter critically analyzes pharmaceutical research, genetic prediction models, and fMRI studies and discusses the lasting value of existential philosophy.

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The Thoughtful Counselor is created in partnership with Palo Alto University’s division of Continuing & Professional Studies. Learn more at www.paloaltou.edu/concept.

Aug 25, 2020

Mike speaks with Scott Bandoroff about his work in wilderness family therapy, how nature acts like a co-therapist as families integrate new ways of being together, and how we can bridge the gap between the traditional counseling room and the great outdoors.

For more on Scott, links from the conversation, and then APA citation for this episode visit www.thethoughtfulcounselor.com.

The Thoughtful Counselor is created in partnership with Palo Alto University’s division of Continuing & Professional Studies. Learn more at www.paloaltou.edu/concept.

Aug 18, 2020

Dr. Lauren Shure, current president of Counselors for Social Justice, moderates a panel of counselor educators and community leaders including Dr. Ebony White, Mr. Darren Green. Dr. Darius Green, and Dr. Michael Hannon, on the counseling profession’s historic complicity with systemic racism, challenges and barriers counselors face when confronting white supremacy in our own lives and the helping professions at large, and how we can draw on our training as counselors to dismantling white supremacy and systemic racism in our lives, our profession, and the world around us. 

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The Thoughtful Counselor is created in partnership with Palo Alto University’s division of Continuing & Professional Studies. Learn more at www.paloaltou.edu/concept.

 

Aug 4, 2020

Jessica Tyler speaks with Rachael Estes on working with adjudicated youth who have been convicted of sexual crimes and violence using a trauma-focused, holistic, and psychoeducational lens.

For more on Rachel, links from the conversation, and then APA citation for this episode visit www.thethoughtfulcounselor.com


The Thoughtful Counselor is created in partnership with Palo Alto University’s division of Continuing & Professional Studies. Learn more at www.paloaltou.edu/concept.

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