Guest Interview on Only Trying to Help Podcast

I had the privilege of being a guest on another podcast. Dr. Kate Watson lends tools from the counselor toolbox to everyday people who want to speak more compassionately and courageously toward the people they love. Dr. Kate Watson hosts the podcast Only Trying to Help. Her podcast reaches out to well-meaning people who want to help their loved ones and others and seeks to give them tips on how to be more helpful.

In this episode we talk about how to address someone with addiction in a more helpful way rather than some of the ways that often get used. I had a great time with Kate and felt like we’d known each other far longer than just doing an interview. I think you’ll love her style. She has 6 seasons of episodes that she has done along with her cohost Leslie Ballway.

Check out the interview HERE

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Dr. Kate Watson Bio

Dr. Kate Watson earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Towson University and her graduate degree in psychological counseling from Columbia University. She earned her doctorate in health policy and social justice from Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health and a certificate of Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University.

Today, she is the president and founder of the Advocacy Academy, a Philadelphia-based training, consulting, and coaching company. She is a director emeritus of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and a current board member of the Lady Parts Collective, a Los Angeles–based theater company specializing in the development of work relevant to women in the United States. Kate is an ongoing consultant to the Department of Defense, the NFL, and major television networks. She has conducted trainings in twenty states, eight countries, and across many fields: health care, education, social services, financial advising, victim advocacy, corrections, etc. Kate trains approximately five thousand to ten thousand people a year. She also coaches individuals on how to be better advocates for people, causes, and communities.

With her friend Leslie Ballway, Kate is the host of Only Trying to Help, a weekly podcast available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Audible, and directly through her website: www.OnlyTryingToHelp.com.