For the sixth episode of the It’s Complicated podcast,
Reece Cox ventures into the realm of multilove. The episode is captivating and only left me curious for more brain pickings, so I wrote not just one of the interviewed psychotherapist, Mathias Funke, but also two other counsellors specialised in polyamory, Rosanna Wendel and Phil Sheldon. This is what came out of my probing.
In current times, effort has to be made so that all content and conversations aren’t hyperfocused on the Coronavirus. That’s why we’re extra happy…
Even if you’ve never considered moving your therapy practice online, your perspective might currently be shifting. With these Corona-plagued sci-fi times, an ever increasing part of the world has to practice social distancing, and so it might soon be the case that for you, as a therapist, to be able to continue offering counselling there isn’t any other way than to do therapy online.
When it comes to getting unstuck, drawing a picture of your ‘stuckness’ can provide surprising solutions to help you find your way again. In this piece, the benefits of creating pictures in counselling are explored.
The second counsellor It’s Complicated interviews is psychological counsellor Valentina. She is specialised in eating disorders and mood disorders, and practices an eclectic approach based mainly on cognitive behavioral therapy and feminist theory.
It’s Complicated is a platform that aims to simplify the search for a suitable therapist, but the search can be hindered also due to financial reasons. Many people simply aren’t fortunate enough to be able to pay privately for therapy. This post will attempt to break down the process of finding a therapist through your public health insurance, like Techniker Krankenkasse (TK).
2019 was an important year for the Berlin-based therapy platform It’s Complicated. The directory went live and grew into a lively therapy community. Now it looks like 2020 will be a year of many more healing conversations, helpful features, and supportive content.
In this episode of It’s Complicated, we speak with US therapist, Jesse Harbaugh about the nuances and challenges of therapy with asylum seekers and…
Working as a counsellor in a private practice has both rewards and hurtles. Here are the main things to keep in mind when going the “private practice” way.
Amongst foreigners working as mental health care practitioners in Berlin, it’s common knowledge that even if they have trained to be a certain kind of psychotherapist in their home country, German legal intricacies mean they can’t just call themselves psychotherapists when promoting their therapeutic services. Instead, the go-to title for those who want to be on the safe side is “counsellor”. Why is this?