(Episode 3)

Practicing Off the Beaten Path with Rachel Rainbolt

Rachel Rainbolt, MFT, and Dr. Tamara Soles explore authentic ways to integrate family and work life. Issues related to coaching vs psychotherapy, online coaching, and finding alternative career opportunities are explored. Rachel and Dr. Soles also review how to align your values with your actions, helping families simplify their lives, and the benefits and challenges of “living out loud” on social media.

Continuing Education

This Podcast Episode Provides 1 Hour of CE Credit

Course Description

Rachel Rainbolt, MFT, and Dr. Tamara Soles explore integrating family and career in non-traditional ways including how to create a mental health practice such as parent coaching outside of a traditional psychotherapist role.

Instructor's bio

Rachel Rainbolt is a coach, writer, podcaster, and advocate working from the pacific northwest in the united states and living, as she says, wild and free in connection with her three wildlings and her husband. She has a master’s degree in marital and family therapy and decades of experience guiding families through all of the beauty and challenges of parenthood along a research supported, gentle and natural path. Rachel shines a light on an alternate path where parents and children are allies and families are free to love life together. She lives what she writes and writes what she lives. Her work often focuses on gentle parenting, unschooling, simple living, nature and connection. You can listen to her podcast Sage Family Podcast.
Dr. Tamara Soles' Bio

Learning Objectives

  • Identify two benefits to coaching versus therapy
  • Identify how boundaries may differ in coaching versus therapy
  • Understand key elements to successful careers outside of psychotherapy
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How to Take the Course

Once you choose a course that interests you, simply click the enroll button to register for the course. You will be prompted to create your login information and then be directed to the course curriculum where you will have access to the episode, the learning objectives, and the post-test. Once you successfully complete the post-test, your CE certificate will appear on screen and can be downloaded. You can listen to the course episode directly on the course website or on your favourite podcast app.

How to Get Your Certificate

After listening to the course episode, you will be prompted to take the multiple choice post-test. To receive your continuing education credit certificate, you need to achieve a score of 70% of more. You may retake the post-test up to three times. Once successfully completed, the certificate will appear in your course area where you can download it.

Commercial Support

There are no commercial supports for this course and no known conflicts of interest.


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Course Format

This course is presented in audio format via podcast interview. The course is designed for post-doctoral psychologists and is an introductory level.

Look what my podcast listeners have to say

Dr. Tamara Soles skillfully dives into meaningful conversations about a variety of topics that not only relate to therapy but also translate to many other aspects of life. This podcast is thought-provoking and keeps the listener completely engaged. The exchanges are lighthearted, humorous at times, and purposeful. A worthwhile listen, simply delightful!
I have enjoyed every single episode of this podcast. Dr. Soles and her guests have done an awesome job talking about meaningful topic and sending important message about mental health while still keeping the discussions entertaining and light. Love it!
This inspiring and thought provoking hour has 50 minutes that will elevate your practice and life.
Rachel R.
Dr. Soles is very down to earth and relatable, yet professional. She asks excellent questions and makes important points. She manages to make her guests feel comfortable and elicits a friendly vibe. As a therapist I find myself learning, as well as relating to the speakers. Thank you for this excellent podcast!

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Continuing Education Approvals

Dr. Tamara Soles is approved by the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Dr. Tamara Soles maintains responsibility for the program.

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