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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone


NOTE: This session will not offer a PPT or handout materials.

This moderated conversation will expand on the major themes of the book Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed. We will discuss the cases in the book, the experience of a therapist in therapy, self-disclosure both to clients and a readership, and the clinical issues encountered in the book.

After completion of the presentation the attendees will be able to:
By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the 3 reasons behind the importance of therapists seeking their own therapy.
  2. Describe how to effectively work with four different kinds of clients.
  3. Define the terms that describe common relational patterns encountered as therapists.
  4. Identify the difference in boundaries between public disclosure and maintaining client confidentiality.


  • Lori Gottlieb, LMFT

    Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist and author of the New York Times bestseller Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, which is currently being adapted as a television series. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes The Atlantic’s weekly “Dear Therapist” advice column and is co-host of the popular “Dear Therapists” podcast produced by Katie Couric. She contributes regularly to The New York Times and many other publications and in 2019, her TED Talk was one of the Top 10 Most Watched of the Year. A member of the Advisory Council for Bring Change to Mind, she is a sought-after expert in media such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, CNN, and NPR’s “Fresh Air.” Learn more at or by following her on Twitter @LoriGottlieb1 and Instagram @lorigottlieb_author.

May 8, 2021
Sat 10:15 AM PDT

Duration 1H 30M

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