California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) and Motivo Health Partner to Offer Statewide Remote Clinical Supervision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  (California, May 23, 2023) – Motivo Health has collaborated with the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) to offer remote clinical supervision services across all 58 counties in California. This partnership provides associate level therapists and social workers with access to quality clinical supervision through Motivo Health’s network. “We are confident our […]

Addressing Racial Trauma in Your Clinical Practice

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As a therapist, you’re going to have clients who have experienced racism. When you’re attacked or discriminated against by something that is so tied to your identity and so inseparable from who you are as a human being, that pain lasts. These experiences build and change your outlook on life, contributing to learned helplessness (Why […]

12 Questions to Ask a Potential Supervisor

12 Questions to ask a Potential Supervisor by Rachel McCrickard

Finding the Right Clinical Supervisor for Your Mental Health Organization At Motivo, we understand how important the supervisor match is to the success of your mental health organization, and we’re committed to helping you connect with the right supervisor for your clinical interests, preferences, and desired career path. Our mission is to provide you with […]

It takes a village

Hi friends, Recently, I came across a story on my social media feed that inspired me. You might have seen it as well. It was a post from an organization called New Era – a world-wide movement focused on activism, development, and support of Black communities.  The specific clip I saw was from the Detroit chapter – […]

How to Foster Successful Clinical Supervision in the Virtual Space

As the world moves towards a more virtual landscape, clinical supervision can be hard to navigate. But there are steps you can take to foster success.  Let’s take a deep dive into the potential challenges of virtual clinical supervision and then explore various ways to navigate this space. Finally, we’ll look at ways you can […]

5 Ways to Streamline Supervision for your Organization

Clinical supervision aims to facilitate the development of the clinical skills required to provide effective, ethical psychotherapy. For clinical supervision to work, it must become a priority in your organization. Let’s look at some of the most important steps, such as hiring qualified staff, retaining them, incentivizing them, promoting professional development and cultural competency, and […]

7 Ways to Network in the Virtual World

Networking is an essential element to achieving success in any professional field. As a newly licensed therapist, networking can help you make vital connections and cultivate a collection of professional contacts that will stand you in good stead in your career. As you grow and change your interests as a therapist, it is also vital […]

Active stillness

Login Find a Supervisor Rachel McCrickard, LMFT From our Founder Each week, our founder, Rachel, writes about her learnings and reflections in our newsletter, Mondays with Motivo. Sign up below to receive it in your inbox. Sign up for our weekly newsletter Active stillness December 19, 2022 | By Rachel McCrickard, LMFT Hi friends, I […]

7 Myths of Clinical Supervision

Clinical supervision is an inherent part of the training process for clinicians. While you have to go through the process of supervision to become licensed, there are some misconceptions and misunderstandings regarding clinical supervision. This includes even the supervisors and supervisees as they conduct and receive supervision.  Misconceptions of Clinical Supervision A better understanding of […]

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