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Icebreakers for Group Therapy
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Icebreakers for Group Therapy

Ice breakers for group therapy are one of the best tools you can have in your therapist’s toolbox. They are simple to implement, they’re fun, and they help participants to begin engaging with the group in ways that feel safe. These blog article will review icebreakers that can be used during group therapy and their benefits....


Family Therapy Activities
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Family Therapy Activities

Family therapy activities and techniques will be covered in this blog post. No one has more influence on a person’s development than their family. Unfortunately, that can be both a blessing and a curse. When family members contribute to someone’s difficulties, we may require their assistance to help make the situation better. That is when we can turn to family therapy and use your family therapy techniques to come up with family therapy activities.. Although family therapy has many theoretical orientations, it shares the basic belief that family dynamics have the power to help solve problems. Here are some of the most well-known and effective family therapy techniques and a few family therapy activities:...


Anxiety Counseling Techniques during COVID- 19
  • Friday, September 4, 2020

Anxiety Counseling Techniques during COVID- 19

This blog will review anxiety counseling techniques that counselors and therapists can apply when treating individuals during the current coronavirus pandemic.The coronavirus has obvious physical health implications but it has also brought along with it significant anxiety problems. Not only are people afraid of catching COVID-19 but the resulting restrictions have led to worries about finances, education, and the future. For mental health professionals, the challenge is to help people cope effectively with their anxiety issues. Here are suggestions on what counseling techniques can be considered to assist the anxious client. ...


DAP notes
  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020

DAP notes

DAP Notes aka Data, Assessment and Plan Notes are progress notes that follow a very specific format to help clinicians to organize their notes. Let’s explore a few DAP note examples and tips. These examples will help you quickly review each part of DAP....


Family Therapy Techniques
  • Monday, December 9, 2019

Family Therapy Techniques

Family therapy techniques are ways to address family conflict by improving the communication and interaction of family members. There are numerous family therapy techniques, but four main models dominate the spectrum. This blog reviews the main therapy family techniques: structural, Bowenian, strategic and systematic....


Motivational Interviewing for Substance Abuse
  • Monday, October 14, 2019

Motivational Interviewing for Substance Abuse

Motivational Interviewing (MI) for substance abuse, is primarily used to help overcome ambivalence or resistance in hard-to-change behaviors. With its roots in client-centered therapy, motivational interviewing for substance abuse, does not teach specific techniques to overcome problems. As a result, it is often used in conjunction with other therapies as opposed to being the sole intervention. ...


Person Centered Therapy Techniques
  • Monday, October 7, 2019

Person Centered Therapy Techniques

Person centered therapy techniques aka client centered techniques, originally founded by Carl Rogers, put an emphasis on the client as an expert. It posits that people strive toward a state of self-actualization and therapy can help a client reach self-awareness. It is a therapist’s job to create the proper surroundings for a client to become a “fully functioning person”.Let’s look at some techniques a therapist uses in person-centered therapy. ...


Resistance in Therapy
  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Resistance in Therapy

Resistance in therapy can be complicated. Learn what are signs of resistance in therapy and how therapists can address resistance....


Substance Abuse Group Activities
  • Monday, June 10, 2019

Substance Abuse Group Activities

There are many substance abuse group activities to attempt in your recovery group. The key to using activities in recovery groups are to assist the clients with getting in touch with their feelings and learning how to express them in a constructive manner. ...


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tips for Therapists
  • Monday, May 27, 2019

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tips for Therapists

Conducting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) seems pretty straightforward. Even though CBT has a clear premise, conducting it is much more of an art than it is pure science. Here are five tips to make sure your cognitive behavioral therapy is a success....


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  • Therapy Office

    Tuesday, January 26, 2021

    Therapy office can sell or not sell your private practice and it is one of the most important aspects of starting a therapy private practice. There are multiple choices you will need to make that will impact the success of your venture. One of the first—and most important—decisions involve your office space. Here are some considerations when trying to find the therapy office space that best fits the needs of your private practice.

  • Icebreakers for Group Therapy

    Tuesday, December 1, 2020

    Ice breakers for group therapy are one of the best tools you can have in your therapist’s toolbox. They are simple to implement, they’re fun, and they help participants to begin engaging with the group in ways that feel safe. These blog article will review icebreakers that can be used during group therapy and their benefits.

  • Teletherapy activities

    Tuesday, November 3, 2020

    This blog will review teletherapy activities therapists can use on video conferencing platform. Teletherapy does not need to be limited to face-to-face video conferencing. Let’s talk about all the ways technology can assist you in getting the most out of a teletherapy (telehealth session) and help you plan engaging teletherapy activities.

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