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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. ...


Starting a Private Practice in Counseling
  • Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Starting a Private Practice in Counseling

Starting a private practice in counseling requires not only clinical experience but essential tools that will help counselor or therapists to start a private practice and run it smoothly as well. Business plan, space, communication, record keeping, billing, forms, procedures and more are all necessary when starting a private practice in counseling. ...


Text appointment reminders
  • Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Text appointment reminders

Text appointment reminders and a few new improvements are now available in TheraPlatform!! Text appointment reminders are a great way of reducing missed appointments in your private practice and keeping a steady flow of income....


Art Therapy Activities
  • Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Art Therapy Activities

Art therapy activities offer many outstanding benefits with helping clients obtain their treatment goals. For children it can be difficult for them to verbalize their feelings; however, they can illustrate them clearly through their art therapy activities. This assists their therapists to identify deeper issues and help the children work through them. Here a few ideas of art therapy activities that can be utilized when working with both adults and children....


Four common misconceptions about encryption and encrypted email
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Four common misconceptions about encryption and encrypted email

Encryption is a very demonstrable safeguard you can use to protect your clients’ ePHI. No doubt you’ve heard about encrypted email, but do you understand enough about encryption to knowledgeably choose an encrypted email and web form service that will give your practice the level of protection it needs? ...


Teletherapy Checklist for Therapists
  • Monday, July 29, 2019

Teletherapy Checklist for Therapists

Teletherapy is growing! Here is the checklist of equipment, technology, documents and marketing for your teletherapy service....


 Video Recording of Live Telehealth Sessions
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Video Recording of Live Telehealth Sessions

Video recording of telehealth sessions is live in TheraPlatfom. Our video recording of telehealth is great for training, supervising and progress monitoring....


Telehealth Occupational Therapy
  • Monday, July 22, 2019

Telehealth Occupational Therapy

Telehealth Occupational Therapy is growing! Learn what you need to get started with telehealth occupational therapy (teletherapy): technology, license, documents, HIPAA compliant video platform, client’s candidacy and more....


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....


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Latest Posts

  • Online Speech Therapy Games

    Wednesday, July 15, 2020

    Online speech therapy games are great for home practice and teletherapy (aka telehealth) and add another mode of learning. This blog will review 12 fun online speech therapy games and resources that therapists can utilize with children either during office or telehealth visits.

  • Preparing Parents for Teletherapy (Telehealth)

    Monday, July 13, 2020

    Teletherapy (telehealth therapy) may be a completely new experience for many of your clients and parents and this blog will review how to prepare parents for teletherapy. Technology, environment, parent involvement and child’s behavior will be addressed to help you prepare your new clients and families for their first teletherapy session.

  • Your Private Therapy Practice during COVID 19: What You Need To Know Going Forward

    Tuesday, June 23, 2020

    Your private therapy practice during COVID 19 is not the same and the therapy world was quite different just a few short months ago. What do you need to know going forward? This blog will review safety of your practice and patients; new policies and procedure that practice owners may consider and alternative approaches to in- person therapy.

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