BECOMING A PLAY THERAPIST- feat. Kristin Trick, LPC, RPT

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-b38yt-a82d7e “Play is the language of children and toys are their words.”-A Play Therapy Philosophy.   Working with children in therapy requires special skills.  Sometimes the best approaches with children are left to the experts who we call Registered Play Therapists.  This special certification/registration takes at least 300 extra supervised hours to attain post-licensure.  In […]

BECOMING A THERAPIST-HOW SUPERVISORS HELP US GROW feat. Tim Mendoza

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5drvd-a691d1 In this episode, we talk about how clinical supervisors are needed beyond graduate internships and licensure requirements!  Supervising at an agency can help clinicians be more well rounded and prepared for many client issues.  Supervision is also discussed in the previous episode with Dr. Kate Walker (CLICK HERE TO LISTEN). Tim Mendoza graduated with a […]

BECOMING A THERAPIST- Clinical Supervision feat. Dr.Kate Walker

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6z8z5-a510c2 Hello, Through the Eyes of a Therapist Podcast listeners!  If you’ve gotten this far in my latest series on becoming a therapist, you’ve heard about Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, and School Counselors.  You know by now that to become a therapist, you need to get a master’s degree and to […]

Becoming a Clinical Social Worker feat. Erica Barrales, LCSW & Alvely Alcantara, LCSW

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xe7bw-a348d3 Social work is a diverse and large field where individuals can grow professionally in many different directions.  Clinical Social Work is one area of specialty where social workers can conduct therapy services.  Licensed Clinical Social workers are trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities allowing them the title of “therapist”.  LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCs, Counseling […]

BECOMING A SOCIAL WORKER- feat. Elisa D., LMSW

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-mj966-a297c4 Social Workers can thrive in many settings—hospitals, mental health clinics, schools, and much more!  Elisa and I discuss the versatility of social workers and talk about what it takes to become a clinical social worker. Elisa Dobler, LMSW is a therapist at the El Paso Child Guidance Center since October of 2015. Elisa has […]

BECOMING A SCHOOL COUNSELOR-featuring Vanessa De Jesus, LAC

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-dcfvg-a17089 Counselors are liaisons who balance student emotions & academics.  They handle crises, teach counseling lessons in classrooms, provide psychoeducation to teachers, maintain positive working relationships with parents, and help kids with anything from bullying to grieving! Vanessa De Jesus Guzman is a licensed associate counselor and a national certified counselor with 15 years of […]

BECOMING A THERAPIST-Sex Therapy- a Glimpse Into Treatment Feat. Jen Reeves, LMFT, CST

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pk6fz-a010af *explicit content-listener discretion advised* My guest today is a Certified Sex Therapist!  I am so super excited to present you all with this content.  It’s been hard to track down a CST, so this is a real treat for me!  Jen Reeves, CST, LMFT, and I discuss: desire discrepancy, fetishes, kink, sexual stigma, masturbatory […]

BECOMING A THERAPIST- Fully Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists in Private Practice feat. Z, Lopez & M. Plascencia, LMFTs

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3rym4-9ece7d In this second part of HOW MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS ARE MADE, we are moving up the ladder.  In this episode, I speak with two fully licensed marriage and family therapists.  They spill the tea on how to sustain yourself as a therapist, how therapy is “soul work”, and the importance of Latinxs becoming […]

BECOMING A THERAPIST- How marriage and family therapists are made! (PART ONE) Feat. Mishka K. & Luis C., AMFT’s

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-m4777-9d941e Okay future therapists, in the last episode you heard Myra Garcia, LCSW and Myself, a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Board Certified Therapist, talk about what to GENERALLY expect when becoming a therapist. The plan is to explore the different kinds of mental health professionals in this LARGE and GROWING community from the bottom up…meaning, […]