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The Thoughtful Counselor

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 the art and science of the field in each episode.
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Now displaying: May, 2023
May 19, 2023

Tabletop role-playing games (TTRPGs) are an increasingly popular modality of therapy, especially among adolescents and young adults. One popular TTRPG is Dungeons and Dragons, a fantastical adventuring game that can address themes of connection, confidence, and self-exploration. In this episode, Julia Stamman shares her experiences as a Game Counselor facilitating virtual D&D therapy groups and provides some tips and tools for counselors who may be interested in running their own therapeutic campaigns.

 

For more on Julia, links from the conversation, and APA citation for this episode visit https://concept.paloaltou.edu/resources/the-thoughtful-counselor-podcast 

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

May 5, 2023

Join Dr. Dèsa Daniel and Dr. James García as they discuss health disparities in LGBTQ+ communities of color, and how mental health providers can advocate for better care and services. They also talk about their work with students, mentorship, and the importance of HIV PrEP medication. Tune in to learn more about the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ individuals seeking affirming care, and what can be done to address these issues.

 

For more on James, links from the conversation, and APA citation for this episode visit https://concept.paloaltou.edu/resources/the-thoughtful-counselor-podcast 

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

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