Masters in Practice

On this episode of the Psyched to Practice Podcast, Ray and Paul chat with award winning authors Dr. Shannon Wiltsey Stirman and Dr. Stefanie LoSavio about their new book, "Getting Unstuck from PTSD: Using Cognitive Processing Therapy to Guide Your Recovery." We dive into the world of CPT, a proven treatment method for PTSD, and discover how it can be applied from the comfort of our homes. Join us as we learn about challenging beliefs about trauma, overcoming stuck points, and finding lasting relief with this insightful guide. Don't miss out on this informative discussion in this Master in Practice episode: Getting Unstuck from PTSD with Dr. Shannon Wiltsey Stirman and Dr. Stefanie LoSavio.

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Kids are our future. Whether our role is as a parent, as a helper in their lives, or just a part of their community. So how can we set them up for success? That’s exactly what Paul and Ray hear about from Dr. Charles Barrett as they talk on Empowering Children. From discussions on the importance of being genuine as adults, to how to spark motivation in kids that are considered disengaged; they cover a wide range of ways that we can propel the younger generation ahead on their best foot. We hope you enjoy this Masters in Practice episode: Empowering Children

P.S.- stick around till the end to hear an insightful and seasonal suggestion from Charles.

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There are a few certainties in the life of a clinician: frustration with insurance, no shows, having to scramble to fit in a bathroom break, and treatment planning. Unfortunately, we can’t change some of these, but effective treatment planning is thankfully one we can. Ray and Paul had the opportunity to listen in to Dr. Brian Chu and, first time repeat guest, Dr. Sandra Pimentel as they reviewed key elements of effective treatment planning. Brian and Sandy share valuable insights on what effective this looks like and review how clinicians can use their treatment plans to inform effective treatment. We hope you enjoy this Masters in Practice episode: CBT Treatment Planning and Interventions with Dr. Brian Chu and Dr. Sandra Pimentel.

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We take an interesting approach on a familiar topic as we dive back into the world of ADHD, this time focusing on how it can impact the relationship and sex life of adults. Join Ray and Paul as we listen and learn from Dr. Ari Tuckman, exploring the impact that ADHD has on relationships, developing pathways to a more fulfilling sex life, and discuss the most effective supports out there for these couples. We hope you enjoy this Master’s in Practice episode: Sex, Drugs, and ADHD with Dr. Ari Tuckman

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What is the problem with focusing on the problem? It limits our ability to visualize the solution. Ray and Paul listen and learn from Dr. John Murphy on the topic of Solutions Focused Therapy. We cover what Solution Focused Therapy is and how when applied well we can help our clients recognize supports around them, create a clearer plan, and join with them in the process of treatment. We hope you enjoy this Master’s in Practice episode: Solutions Focused Therapy with Dr. John Murphy.

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Technology is a part of everyday life, and there is no population more affected than our youth. Ray and Paul had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Dan Florell about the impact technology use and specifically cyberbullying can have on this population. They explore the history behind both and how providers can support parents and children who may be struggling with cyberbullying or technology use. We hope you enjoy this Masters in Practice episode: Cyberbullying and Technology Use with Youth with Dr. Dan Florell.

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Racism Related Stress can play a significant role in the lives of BIPOC, and can be a key factor in making or breaking successful treatment outcomes. But, how can we as clinicians help support the individuals struggling with this? This is exactly what Ray and Paul hope to answer following the expertise and guidance of Dr. Ryan DeLapp in this Master’s in Practice episode. Ryan describes how his REACH UP model helps give clinicians an orientation to life that helps support and empower their BIPOC clients who are impacted by Racism Related Stress. We hope you enjoy this Master’s in Practice episode: Racism Related Stress with Dr. Ryan DeLapp.

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What if we told you there is a population that makes up roughly 16-20% of students, and it’s one that we don’t acknowledge or provide adequate support for. These children are ones who fall into the gap between normative academic achievement and meeting requirements for special needs support. This week Ray and Paul have the pleasure of talking with Dr. Steven Shaw on this topic and reviewing his new book: Reaching and Teaching Students Who Don’t Qualify For Special Education, Strategies For The Inclusive Education Of Diverse Learners. With the plethora of valuable information, we were only able to discuss two of his chapters on Executive Functioning and Academic Motivation. We hope that you take away as much as we did in this Masters in Practice episode: Supporting Children with Low Academic Achievement with Dr. Steven Shaw.

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Selective Mutism… or rather Social Communication Anxiety Disorder is the topic on the table in this week’s episode of the Psyched to Practice Podcast. Ray and Paul learn from the best as they have the opportunity to talk with Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum on this misunderstood diagnosis. We explore the stages, understand the “whys”, and uncover ways to help these individuals first develop comfort in communication. We hope you enjoy this Masters in Practice episode: Selective Mutism.

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This week on the Psyched to Practice Podcast we immerse ourselves in the topic of Suicide in Schools with expert in the field Dr. Terri Erbacher. Ray and Paul learn about the multi-staged process of protecting our youth and the interventions that are most effective in doing this. From the importance of self care to the process of upstreaming, we cover a wide range of ways that clinicians can be more effective in this crucial role. Please enjoy this Masters in Practice episode Suicide in Schools with Dr. Terri Erbacher.

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Executive dysfunction is the topic on the table today as we listen in to the expertise of Dr. Russell Ramsey on Adult ADHD. Ray and Paul learn the ins and outs surrounding the presentation and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults and discuss the common misconceptions that are detrimental to treatment. We hope that you enjoy this Masters in Practice episode on Adult ADHD with Dr. Russell Ramsey.

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This week on the Psyched to Practice podcast we have the opportunity to talk threat assessments with Dr. Melissa Reeves. Join Ray and Paul as they learn about the carefully crafted process behind threat assessments, and the role it plays in our schools and communities in limiting risk. Please enjoy this Masters in Practice episode: Threat Assessments.

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The Psyched to Practice podcast is truly honored to share with you our conversation with Dr. Roe Mennuti EdD discussing relationships with you all. Join us as we immerse ourselves in what relationships are, what makes them strong, and the value they have in and out of the session. We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did.

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Join your hosts Ray and Paul as they have the opportunity to start the Masters in Practice series with Dr. Robert Friedberg, talking about using CBT with children and adolescents. We invite you to listen in hearing how Bob found his niche with this and how it’s developed for him over the years. We hope you enjoy this latest installment of the Psyched to Practice podcast.

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