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CBT for Anxiety Disorders
  • Wednesday, September 29, 2021

CBT for Anxiety Disorders

Cognitive-behavioral therapy has been found to be an effective treatment for all anxiety disorders. CBT’s numerous resources make it ideal for self-help as well as more formal psychotherapy....


Where Occupational Therapy and Mental Health Meet
  • Friday, September 17, 2021

Where Occupational Therapy and Mental Health Meet

Occupational therapy has a strong historical connection to mental health.  Therapists can work with individuals and populations in a variety of settings to promote positive mental health.  Several OT skills that we use in multiple environments can be easily adapted to support mental health populations. ...


Top Occupational Therapy Blogs of 2021
  • Thursday, September 2, 2021

Top Occupational Therapy Blogs of 2021

TheraPlatform aims to provide occupational therapists with the best resources and has created this list of occupational therapy blogs making waves in 2021.  Blogs were selected based on excellent content, unique insight, potential applicability to the reader’s practice, recent activity, and overall quality. ...


The 10 Principles of Recovery
  • Friday, August 27, 2021

The 10 Principles of Recovery

In 2010, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) created an expanded definition of recovery to include people who are both suffering from addiction and mental health illnesses.  The principles of recovery apply to both populations.  Therefore, the content of this article pertains to both individuals recovering from mental health illness and addiction....


Top Physical Therapy Schools | Finding The Right School in 2021
  • Friday, August 20, 2021

Top Physical Therapy Schools | Finding The Right School in 2021

Top rated physical therapy schools can be found not only by searching the internet for a list of PT school rankings but also by making a list of the elements of a DPT program that are important to you and comparing schools that fulfill your own personal criteria. ...


Exploring Person-First Language in Therapy
  • Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Exploring Person-First Language in Therapy

Person-first language recognizes that a person is not defined by their disability or diagnosis. It is a way to order language so that a person is seen as a human being first and not just whatever malady they suffer from. The idea of person-first language enjoys overwhelming support among helping professionals. ...


Group Therapy Activities
  • Friday, July 23, 2021

Group Therapy Activities

Group therapy occurs when one or more therapists facilitate discussion within a group of people on a specific topic or a more general process. A highly effective treatment modality in it's own right. For some problems, group therapy activities is preferred....


SOAP Notes for Speech Therapy: The Ultimate Guide
  • Monday, July 12, 2021

SOAP Notes for Speech Therapy: The Ultimate Guide

Having a clear understanding of what a SOAP note is, and how to write one both thoroughly and efficiently can be a huge help to SLP’s. A note is completed after every speech therapy session. It may be shared with the client and/or his or her caregiver, as well as insurance companies....


Leading Physical Therapy Specialties and Certifications of 2021
  • Friday, July 9, 2021

Leading Physical Therapy Specialties and Certifications of 2021

The profession of Physical Therapy is trending toward more and more specialization in 2021 as we recognize how patient outcomes are improved when therapists can reach a level of expertise and mastery in their field....


Grounding Techniques for Coping With Anxiety
  • Thursday, July 1, 2021

Grounding Techniques for Coping With Anxiety

Grounding Techniques are exercises used to take back control of your mind and body from anxiety and other problems. Grounding helps people focus on themselves in the present rather than worry over aspects of their life that may be out of their control....


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  • Cluttering Speech Explained

    Thursday, October 7, 2021

    If you are a Speech-Language Pathologist working with a client who you suspect is cluttering, it may be beneficial to start by working on reducing his or her speech rate, reducing excess of disfluencies, and improving the client’s self-awareness/self monitoring skills.

  • CBT for Anxiety Disorders

    Wednesday, September 29, 2021

    Cognitive-behavioral therapy has been found to be an effective treatment for all anxiety disorders. CBT’s numerous resources make it ideal for self-help as well as more formal psychotherapy.

  • Where Occupational Therapy and Mental Health Meet

    Friday, September 17, 2021

    Occupational therapy has a strong historical connection to mental health.  Therapists can work with individuals and populations in a variety of settings to promote positive mental health.  Several OT skills that we use in multiple environments can be easily adapted to support mental health populations.