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 toContinue reading “BECOMING A THERAPIST- Clinical Supervision feat. Dr.Kate Walker”

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, CounselingContinue reading “Becoming a Clinical Social Worker feat. Erica Barrales, LCSW & Alvely Alcantara, LCSW”

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 hasContinue reading “BECOMING A SOCIAL WORKER- feat. Elisa D., LMSW”

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 ofContinue reading “BECOMING A SCHOOL COUNSELOR-featuring Vanessa De Jesus, LAC”

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

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

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

So, you want to be a therapist? What you should know before making the leap.

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-hhfuv-9c6267 Ever wonder what it would take for you to become a therapist?  Some may think, “I’m good at listening and giving advice, therefore I should become a therapist.”  WELL……you are in for a….BIG….surprise.   Get ready because becoming a therapist is INTENSE work.  I don’t want to scare you with this episode, I WANT TOContinue reading “So, you want to be a therapist? What you should know before making the leap.”

Handling Tantrums, Positive Parenting, and a Survey on YOUR Parenting Style

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xedqi-99f791 Hello!  Thanks for listening to the podcast that puts a mental-health spin on any topic!  We’ve passed 1400 downloads on Podbean and even more on iTunes! This episode is about parenting.  The greatest joy and the greatest responsibility in this life.  If you interact with children or have your own, THIS IS AN IMPORTANTContinue reading “Handling Tantrums, Positive Parenting, and a Survey on YOUR Parenting Style”

The FIVE DOMAINS of Healthy Living- The Cure to Mental Illness and the Guide to a Happier Life with Richard Salcido, LPC-S

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-w6x4e-98c9d4 Welcome to “Through the Eyes of a Therapist”!  This is the podcast that’s all about mental health!  I am your host, creator, and editor of this podcast, Cristal Martinez Acosta, LPC, NCC!  I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Mental Health Therapist. This episode contains a very special interview with a person whoContinue reading “The FIVE DOMAINS of Healthy Living- The Cure to Mental Illness and the Guide to a Happier Life with Richard Salcido, LPC-S”