ep45 "I'm going through my own stuff while in school to become a therapist..." | AKA

Ask Kati Anything!  Audience questions for ep.45Hi Kati, every time I see my therapist look at the clock I get nervous that I am boring her and she's just waiting for the session to finally be over...Hello Kati, hope you're taking care of yourself. As someone who has always had suicidal ideation and just a general feeling of not wanting to exist, how do you talk honestly and openly about it with a therapist without being put in a facility or put on suicide watch?Hi Kati! What is the best way to stop extreme nervousness before a zoom call or any social interaction? I always think of the worst that can happen...Hey Kati happy Thursday! Has any of your clients had panic attacks during a session and if so what did you do about it in the moment?Hi Kati, hope you're doing well. How can I stop believing I have nothing interesting to say or contribute in a conversation? I find myself wanting to say something in response to a person but before I can say it my mind starts to worry about how the other person will react...How do I stop placing judgement on going through my own stuff while in school to become a therapist? Every time I have a bad mental health day, I think to myself “how am i supposed to help others when I don’t even have...Hey Kati! What are your thoughts on adults seeking therapy who were suicidal as children (not self harming necessarily, just wanting to no longer be alive). It feels like such an impressionable age to be feeling such deep feelings of hopelessness and...Hey Kati, If a client asked you if you experienced any countertransference with them, or what feelings came up for you during session with them, would you be honest? I noticed that when talking about my child abuse my therapist took a very...Hi Kati :) I hope you are doing wonderful! My question for you has to do with journaling. When you read a client's journal do you feel like you are invading their privacy, or do you think it is fun to get all the insider information? Also is it important for clients to share their journal with...Hi Kati! I know you don’t do much therapy with teens or people under the age of 18, but I would still like to hear your answer for this question! You say that people have to be willing to get better/want to put in the effort, but...Connecting with KatiAre u ok? Kati's book is in stores now!Kati's Amazon SuggestionsPATREON is a great way to help support the creation of mental health videosJournaling Club - On Tuesday & Friday Kati posts a journal prompt to help keep you motivated and working on yourself! Opinions That Don't Matter! (Kati's second podcast)video version audio versionONLINE THERAPY  I do not currently offer online therapy.  BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor. I receive commissions on referrals to BetterHelp. I only recommend services I know and trust.BUSINESS EMAIL  linnea@toneymedia.com MAIL  PO Box #665 1223 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90403 PLEASE READ If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call a local emergency telephone number or go immediately to the nearest emergency room.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/katimorton) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/askkatianything/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/askkatianything/support

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