Silvia Echevarria-Doan, PhD, LMFT is a professor of family counseling and a marriage and family therapist. She reflects on how her work informs her own marriage and family life, on facilitating student counselor development, and on overseeing the marriage and family clinic at the University of Florida.
My long-time friend Katie White asks me thoughtful questions about my own experiences being a therapist. We talk about self-care and compassion fatigue, connecting with people in serious pain, and the art of sustaining our friendship.
Kathleen Driscoll is a doctoral student in Counselor Education. She talks candidly about getting her own therapy and why she believes every counseling student should.
In the wake of Richard Spencer’s visit to Gainesville, FL, I sat down for a timely emotional conversation with counselor Kathleen Joseph. Kathleen talks about fighting cancer, experiencing racism, and struggling to find a therapist in a field of mental health professionals who don’t look like her. When editing this episode, I chose to leave […]
My father has been a big influence on me, including how I approach counseling work. In this episode, I interview Dad about his experiences as a Hospice nurse. We talk about learning to listen, be present, and “get out of the way.” We also touch on our relationship, including the closeness, pain and healing that we’ve […]
Tina Tannen, PhD, LMHC, was initially reluctant about the premise of the podcast. After some consideration, she decided to come on the show. Tina’s commitment to her own ongoing development yielded rich conversation about her views on therapist self-disclosure and reflections on self-acceptance. She also contributed a long list of resources. I’m expecting many of […]