Maryellen dives into what goes on in a therapist’s head by reviewing what therapist’s learn in school and what makes therapists say the things they say. Maryellen shares the secret that no matter what therapy, therapists want their clients to be Okay-ish.
Tune in to episode 9 where Maryellen interviews her first guest, Dr. Aimee Martinez, a clinical associate in training to become a certified psychoanalyst.
Maryellen reviews some client success stories, discusses the goals of therapy, and why starting therapy doesn’t mean you’ll be sitting in that chair every week for the rest of your life. Learn about some real life interesting clients becoming okay-ish.
Join Maryellen for this super light hearted topic of vulnerability (ha!) Maryellen shares a bit about what vulnerability is, how therapist’s feel vulnerability, and how guess what, you can and should feel this scary emotion too.
Maryellen dives into all the words and phrases that all therapists seem to use, why therapists use them, their real meanings, and why “therapist words” might actually be helpful.
Maryellen dives into what self care is versus what mental health is, because guess what, they’re different. Maryellen leaves you with some tips to achieve self care that works for you and don’t worry, there’s no catchy inspirational quotes involved.
In this episode, Maryellen shares a little bit about her history of how she became a therapist. She shows a more serious and stressful side of becoming a therapist, the judgments along the way, and why every therapist needs a therapist.
Ever wonder what your therapist is thinking? Whether or not therapists think about you when you’re not around or maybe you wonder if they judge you to all their colleagues? Maryellen dives into things that most therapists wish everyone knew about what…
Maryellen shares what it’s like to find a therapist, why it’s seemingly more complicated than it should be, and how finding a therapist can often end in complete disaster!
For the first ever episode of the Okay-ish podcast, host Maryellen Dance introduces herself as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and very messy human being. Maryellen shares that the goal of this podcast it to strip away myths and misunderstandings around therapy, mental health, and everything in between. Maryellen currently owns her own therapy business …