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Mar 29, 2018

Psych Central – and many other places – has a group of therapists who answer questions online. Two of them join us now answer questions about what they do. In this episode, you’ll learn how they got involved with this endeavor, the process of how the questions are received and answers are given, and how the therapists approach inquiries that involve unfamiliar cultures. They also talk about the most common questions they receive, some of the most disturbing ones they’ve had to answer, and the concerns they have when giving certain replies.

 

ASKING THE THERAPISTS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS  

[3:00]   How Marie and Dan got involved with online Q&As.

[4:42]   How the process of receiving and answering questions works.

[8:52]   How are cross-cultural issues handled?

[16:26] The most common questions received.

[19:36] The most disturbing questions received.

[21:58] The concerns Marie and Dan have in giving replies.

Hosted by Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales. Previous episodes can be found at psychcentral.com/show or on your favorite podcast player.