Ask Kati Anything!

Ask Kati Anything!

Kati Morton, LMFT is answering all your mental health questions. Building on her successful YouTube channel, she's now podcasting. Send in your questions because Kati has the answers you need to hear.... Show More

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October 14, 2020 73 min

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1. Hey Kati, how can I calm down in therapy? Most of the time I feel really anxious and nervous in session and it really bothers me because I feel as if I am not able to think and talk about my issues very well and I tend to push all of my feelings away and just feel empty or dissociate. I am not really able to...

2 .Hi Kati, what do I do if I feel like my therapist doesn't always believe me? Ther...

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Audience questions for ep.31 of Ask Kati Anything!

1. Hi Kati! Can your depression change over time? I've been depressed for about 10 years but my depression feels different now (I'm 22) to when I was younger, for example around 15. It feels like...

2. I have this faulty belief that I am not as good as everybody else. It is so deeply ingrained that I'm starting to witness myself sabotage myself. No matter what I do, I sta...

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September 30, 2020 85 min

On ep.30 of Ask Kati Anything! we have writer & podcaster Alison Rosen, the host of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend and Childish with Greg FitzsimmonsAlison’s roots are in traditional media, having written for Rolling Stone, the NY Post, Vibe, Spin, Maxim, the Village Voice, People, Seventeen, and Elle, among others.

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  • Hi Kati and Alison! I would love to hear what’s your go-to act...
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    Audience Questions for ep. 29 of Ask Kati Anything!

  • Hi Kati - can you please talk about ways on how to communicate our needs and hurts to our friends without feeling like an exposed nerve when we do it? I grew up in a family that was great at being practical but was somewhat terrible at communicating honestly and being open with sharing their feelings (I'm Russian)...
  • What do you recommend for those who tend to isolate themselves...
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    Today's guest is Christina P., a stand-up comedian, writer, TV personality & host of the WHERE MY MOMS AT!? podcast. It's the show by the Moms for the Moms. An open place to admit no one really knows what they're doing.

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  • Opinions on not wanting a previously absent, neglectful, and som...
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  • Is it possible to have depression, but not feel terrible? For me, I think I feel fine, but I can't seem to clean my room or take care of myself as well as I should, and I have...
  • Hey Kati, you know how we're supposed to set BOUNDARIES WITH A TOXIC PARENT. So I did with my dad. We barely...
  • Happy Thursday Kati! Can you talk about indecisiveness? Why do I have such a difficult time making decisions? Can this be...
  • Hi Kati! Could...
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    Here are this week's questions for Ask Kati Anything!

  • Hi Kati! I’m wondering if you can tell when a client isn’t being authentic with you (and themselves) during session? Does this happen often? I found myself leaving session with my therapist and being frustrated because I think I had a facade up. Like I wanted to be perceived as smart and...
  • What is the difference between coping skills and straight up ignoring signs of mental d...
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    1. I was wondering how therapists decide it’s time to stop therapy. Is there a point you decide that they’re either fully recovered, or no longer benefiting from therapy, and then tell the client they don’t need...

    2. Do you get tired of hearing the "same" stories/issues over and over again? I imagine it feels almost like solving and answering a certain type of math question over and over and over again...

    3...

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    Audience Questions for ep24 of Ask Kati Anything!

  • Hey Kati, is it weird that I would “secretly” really like to be diagnosed with something?? I’ve been struggling mentally for about 8 months...
  • I see my therapist once a week, but after each session I find myself already longing for the next session because it feels so nice to talk to her. The 6 days in between appointments feels like forever! Is this a sign of good therapy, or an unhe...
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    Audience Questions for ep23 of Ask Kati Anything!

  • Hi Kati! I’ve heard of repressing bad memories, but is it possible to repress good memories?  I had a traumatic childhood and have a lot of bad memories as a result, but as hard as I try, I can only recall a couple of good memories.  I’ve been thinking a lot on this and trying to find answers online, but I can’t...
  • Hi Kati, Is it normal to be defensive and sad without knowing why? In ...
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    Audience Questions for ep22 of Ask Kati Anything!

  • How is a therapist generally trained to respond when they notice their client getting teary in session? 
  • Hi Kati! I really struggle with feeling responsible for other people's emotions, including my therapist. I constantly analyze people to ensure...
  • Hi Kati, I have this problem that nobody seems to understand. It has to do with time and my feeling that I wasted my whole life so fa...
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    Audience Questions for ep21 of Ask Kati Anything!

    1. I wonder if therapists ever get ''desensitized'' to sad stories and get less empathetic after listening to so many of them from clients? Also, does listening to so many sad stories affect your...

    2. I've heard you talk about how important it is to set a treatment plan in therapy. Can you give some examples of a treatment plan you set with clients, how you went a...

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    Audience Questions for ep20 of Ask Kati Anything!

    1. I hope you are doing okay. I was wondering if you could talk about emotional numbness and not being able to cry. I have always found myself struggling with showing emotions while...

    2. Why do I constantly have suicidal thoughts? Whenever something happens my initial thought is always along the lines of it want to kill myself etc...’ despite not actually wanting to do it or...

    3. Why...

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    Audience Questions for ep19 of Ask Kati Anything!

  • How do I stop feeling like I don't need anyone or anything? Deep down I know I need people and that I need to be vulnerable because it's human...
  • What do you recommend for someone without much of a support system aside from their therapist? For example, having no friends or...
  • Hey Kati, I'd like to know: What can I do to deal with multiple unfortunate events? I had 4 breaku...
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    Audience Questions for ep18 of Ask Kati Anything!

    1. Happy Thursday! I’d like to know: When do therapists ever get a break? How do therapists avoid burnout from working so much? How does a therapist coordinate going on vacation or...

    2. Is it normal to have episodes of extreme sadness and hopelessness before and during your period? I have considered self-harming during those times. Do you think it’s just the mood swings? OR Could it ...

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    Audience Questions for ep17 of Ask Kati Anything!

    Hey Kati. My question is about why therapists don’t just TELL US when they can see something in our story that we don’t see ourselves? I’ve been in and out of therapy over...

    Hi Kati, I hope this makes sense, but how would you identify the line between worrying or being anxious about something (where it would help you prepare in a good or productive way) and being too anxious where it...

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    Audience Questions for ep16 of Ask Kati Anything!

    Hey Kati, Is it normal to not want to tell your parents about anything that’s going on in your life? I have really nice supportive parents. I just don’t ever feel like I can open up to them about how I'm feeling or when I’m struggling. They ask me if...

    Hi Kati, Ever since childhood, I've had a difficult time crying in front of others.  I don't like showing my tears to oth...

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    Audience questions for Ask Kati Anything #15

    1. I was wondering how to cope with grieving the loss of therapy and not seeing one's therapist again (assuming that one wouldn't be able to go back to therapy at least for a while)? There are times where a client might have to terminate for ...

    2. I moved into college 7 weeks ago and have been full-on relapsing into anorexia since then. I have been telling my therapist about it, b...

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    Audience questions for Ep 14 of Ask Kati Anything!

    1. Hi Kati, I have trouble focusing/concentrating almost all the time. I worry a lot about the past and how it's affecting my future. This leads me to try to ...

    2. Hey Kati! I’ve been going through what feels like an existential crisis since my grandmother passed away last year and I struggle with dp/dr, anxiety, OCD, and depression. Ever since she...

    3. Complaining can feel vali...

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    In episode 13 of Kati Morton's podcast Ask Kati Anything! ep 13 she answers these questions:

    1. How can I deal with the anger, frustration, sadness, powerlessness of seeing Black people killed every day for no good reason? I'm sick of things and the system not changing. I'm anxious and worried for my Black friends' safety. I can't sleep; I can't focus; I can't stop crying…

    2. Can you talk in-depth about in...

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