Episode 210

Ann Robinson

In this episode of "Supervision Smorgasboard," Dr. Tara Sanderson and guest Ann Robinson delve into the significance of supervision and consultation in mental health practice. They discuss the impact of physiological symptoms on mental health, the value of consulting with nurse practitioners, and the importance of leveraging community and resources to best support clients. The episode also highlights Ann Robinson's group supervision and therapy services, emphasizing the value of ongoing education and community building in professional relationships. Throughout the conversation, the hosts stress the importance of open communication, feedback, and the supportive environment needed for mental health providers to address struggles without fear or isolation.

Overview of episode

The importance of addressing barriers and stigma for clients with OCD, along with the significance of practical training, shadowing, and case conceptualization for clinicians to gain confidence in treating OCD.

The challenges and importance of being directive in therapy, particularly in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy for clients with OCD.

The importance of early education and training for mental health clinicians in understanding and treating OCD.