Therapists Discuss 13 Reasons Season One

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5rd8j-c0a568 In this episode, two licensed professional counselors discuss the popular and controversial show “13 Reasons Why”.  Andrea Rios, LPC and Cristal Acosta, LPC-S, NCC dissect and dialogue about the implications the show can have on their clients.  After a lunchroom discussion, the two therapists decided to record their opinions and perspectives for the podcast. […]

Harry Potter and the Two Therapists

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5pvde-bced13 Welcome back to Through the Eyes of a Therapist Podcast!  This season is all about pop-culture and the unique view of shows, books, and movies through a therapist’s point of view!   In this episode we have returning guest/co-host, Elisa D.  She is an LMSW who specializes in childhood trauma and works with victims of […]

5 “Not So Good Reasons” to Become a Therapist

The piece below was written by me for publication on Psychosocial Media. To see the original post, click here: https://psychosocial.media/5-reasons-not-to-become-a-therapist/ As a board approved supervisor in Texas, I keep an eye out for talented, developing professional counselors.  I interview them, mentor them, supervise their work, and eventually help them get their clinical license to practice […]

BECOMING AN EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGIST- feat. Clarissa Arms-Chavez, Ph.D.

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-iqc9a-ae1cec If you want to be a psychologist but are considering a non-clinical route, this is a great episode to listen to. Social Psychology, just like clinical or counseling psychology, is only one of the many niches in the psychology world.  This area of psych explores why people do what they do, why we think […]

INTROVERTS UNITE!

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-7k9as-8b00f3 In this episode, I talk with my friend and colleague, Elisa.  We discuss introverts, extroverts, ambiverts and some labels that [we] introverts do not like.  We talk about pets, counselor life, and my extroverted partner.  Are you an introvert?  Listen for our GAME/QUIZ that gives characteristics of a true introvert (it’ll make you say *same*) […]

BECOMING A CLINICAL SUPERVISOR- 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 AN EQUINE THERAPIST- feat. Janet Nicholas, LPC, LCDC

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-53hk2-ae0578 Equine therapy is a treatment modality that can be used for a wide array of client populations and issues in counseling.  Equines are horses, and if I didn’t do an episode about equines, I wouldn’t be able to call myself a true Texan!  I am so excited to release this interview because I learned […]

BECOMING A CONTEMPLATIVE THERAPIST- Feat. Catalina Goerke founder of In the Name of Silence

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-n4f6z-ac90a7 Contemplative therapy has foundations in clinical psychology and Buddhist psychology.  This approach may be helpful if you: have a busy life, have a life…if you live, breathe….lol.  It can be beneficial for ANYONE.  In this episode, my guest and I discuss the difference between conventional therapy and contemplative therapy.  We also talk about anxiety, […]

BECOMING A CAREER COUNSELOR- Feat. Vanessa B. Monroy, LPC

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jczda-ab2238 Through the Eyes of a Therapist Podcast has reached 10 thousand plus downloads!  Thank you to all listeners! —-more—- Career counseling can be very helpful for people who are just starting out in college or at a university or those who are changing careers.  They need to be aware of upcoming career/job market trends, […]