Finding community and connection with the next generation of therapists

Finding community and connection with the next generation of therapists


About this Episode:

In this episode, Dr. Jessica Tyler sits down virtually with Dr. Kathryn Esquer, founder of the Teletherapist Network. Jessica and Dr. Esquer discuss the recent experience of therapists, the importance of community to build clinical and business skills, networking tips to avoid professional isolation and burnout, and strategies on balancing counselor professionalism with self-care.


About Cortland:

Dr. Kathryn Esquer is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Board Certified Telemental Health Provider, and MBA graduate. She works in rural Pennsylvania providing outpatient mental health services integrated into primary care, does professional coaching, and founded the Teletherapist Network out of personal necessity in July 2020 when feeling professionally isolated during the pandemic.


APA Citation for this Episode:

Tyler, J. (Producer). (2021, June 16). EP206: Finding Community and Connection with the Next Generation of Therapists [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from


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