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Grief- Is That What This Is?

Grief- Is That What This Is?

If you’ve been wondering what that confusing, painful ache in your chest is, it might very well be grief. For those that are struggling, we’ve got five tips to help you move through those heavy feelings.

Child Sexual Abuse- A Betrayal of the Innocent

Child Sexual Abuse- A Betrayal of the Innocent

In the United States, 1 out of every 5 children will be sexually assaulted before their eighteenth birthday. To illustrate that statistic: in a class of thirty children, at least six have or will be sexually abused.

My Anger Volcano

My Anger Volcano

This Anger Volcano helps children identify personal signs of anger and coping strategies.

Countertransference is not a Flesh-Eating Disease

Countertransference is not a Flesh-Eating Disease

Psychotherapy.net - by Lawrence Rubin, PhD, ABPP Among my varied clinical and clinically-related roles, I supervise master’s level counseling interns who are training in a variety of settings, from alternative schools to psychiatric hospitals. In our group supervision...

The Skype Psychologist

The Skype Psychologist

What video-chat therapy sessions offer that in-person visits don't. The Atlantic - Joseph Burgo As I prepare for my first session of the day, I settle down at my computer, log on to my Skype account, and review the completed questionnaire emailed to me by a...

The Worry Jar

The Worry Jar

Laura Radniecki - June 5, 2018 The Worry Jar is a technique for people, especially children, who suffer from worry and anxiety. It helps kids identify, name and release their worries. The idea behind the Worry Jar is simple: 1. Write your worries down on little slips...

Mental health workers struggle with stigma about their own issues

Mental health workers struggle with stigma about their own issues

Cuts and stretched services are affecting the mental health of carers in the sector, with many too ashamed to seek help. The Guardian- March 22, 2017 by Emily Reynolds Understanding around mental health is improving: campaigns such as Time To Change have drawn public...

Why Teens Hate Therapy- Mistakes Therapists Should Avoid

Why Teens Hate Therapy- Mistakes Therapists Should Avoid

Psychotherapy Networker - October 1, 2012 by Janet Sasson Edgette "How do I get her to talk about her feelings?" asks Jean, a counseling intern about to meet 13-year-old Hannah for an initial appointment. "I'm not sure what to say to her." Hannah will be the first...

8 Tips for Avoiding Therapist Burn-Out

8 Tips for Avoiding Therapist Burn-Out

May 19, 2013- Marina Williams- http://marinawilliamslmhc.com/2013/05/19/8-tips-for-avoiding-therapist-burn-out/ Therapist burn-out is a major problem in our field.  As therapists, we give until it hurts.  And hurts it does.  There are studies revealing that therapists...

Engaging Resistant Clients

Engaging Resistant Clients

Positive People Solutions - July 13, 2017 When I started my career as a therapist in 1986, I actually believed all of my clients would want to work with me, would make the most of that time, and would be appreciative of my efforts. You can stop laughing now. I quickly...

3 Tips for Working with Resistant Teens

3 Tips for Working with Resistant Teens

Center for Adolescent Studies - 7/13/2017 Working with teens can be a very fulfilling and rewarding endeavor. It can also be very challenging. Teens can test boundaries and become resistant to counseling interventions, classroom curriculum, or even towards us as...

Managing Aggressive Behaviors: Tips for Human Service Professionals

Managing Aggressive Behaviors: Tips for Human Service Professionals

Martin Gardner - Case Management Basics - 7/13/2017 The human services field can present some serious challenges that can test your mental and emotional fortitude.  There are also times when you are challenged physically and have to respond accordingly to ensure the...

The Ten Essential Traits of Successful Social Workers

The Ten Essential Traits of Successful Social Workers

Amanda Body - Social Work Degree.Net - 7/13/2017 Social workers help people in need. This can mean providing services directly to people facing a number of challenges, from abuse to health disorders, or it can mean working for change to improve social conditions....

3 Play Therapy Tips for Working with the Quiet Child

3 Play Therapy Tips for Working with the Quiet Child

PsychCentral - Heather Gilmore, MSW, LLMSW, BCBA - September 7, 2014 Play therapy is an approach to therapy that allows children to express themselves, heal from hurts, and experience personal growth through the medium of toys and activities rather than words as is...

Five Keys to Becoming a Great Case Manager

Five Keys to Becoming a Great Case Manager

Mental Health Counseling Options - Martin Gardner - 3/26/2017 Case managers are responsible for the coordination of services for those who receive mental health, developmental services and other health related services Case managers play an important role in ensuring...