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Mental Health Private Practice Sees Insurance Billing Improvement with TheraNest

Established in 2019, Front Porch Counseling is located in Ohio and specializes in a wide range of services from family therapy to substance abuse programs. Now servicing nearly 150 clients, they help individuals across all age groups slow down in today’s fast-past reality. Their mission is to model good, sound, non-judgmental communication and empower their […]

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The 5 Things to Keep in Mind When Starting a Private Practice

Starting your very own private practice is an exciting endeavor that a therapist should feel hopeful and eager to embark on. While this is an exhilarating step toward independence as a provider, there is still a great amount of work that has to be done in order for success to be achieved. While it would […]

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Experiential Therapy Activities to Try in Your Practice

Experiential therapy activities include methods that trained therapists use with clients that struggle to express themselves or properly identify their emotions surrounding their life experiences. The idea behind this therapeutic method is that through re-experiencing or focusing on an emotional experience that is housed in our subconscious, individuals can gain awareness of emotions, attitudes, and […]

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Group Therapy Activities to Break the Ice

Group therapy activities play an important role in the therapeutic process. In group settings, it is vital that each member feel safe and like they can connect to the other members of their group. One of the major purposes and applications of group therapy is to create a sense of community for clients who need […]

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How Humor Can Be Used by Therapists to Improve Outcomes

The idea that humor can be used by therapists to improve outcomes is not that far-fetched in the minds of many professionals. Humor is a gateway for so many individuals that are struggling with their mental health to find relief. Whether it be watching a funny video, hearing a good joke, or laughing with friends, […]

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What is Moral Reconation Therapy and How is it Used?

Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) is a type of behavioral therapy that focuses on decreasing one’s likelihood of re-abusing substances or alcohol. It is primarily used on individuals within the criminal justice system that have a history of substance abuse and focuses on the moral components of their disease along with the consequences that are associated […]

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Icebreaker Games for Teen Group Therapy

Teen group therapy is different than that of other age groups. It can often be more difficult to get your teen-aged clients to open up, feel connected, and flourish in this type of setting. Icebreaker games for teen group therapy should be the jumping-off point for any therapist hoping to get their members to connect. […]

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What Makes an EHR Best for Solo Therapy Practices?

  Every solo therapy practice is different and so is every EHR. In a saturated market of Electronic Health Record technology, it is incredibly important to be able to distinguish which tools will be able to help you and which ones will slow you down. EHRs have the power to streamline efficiency, increase productivity, improve […]

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What are DAP Notes and Why are They Useful?

DAP notes are an increasingly relevant form of case notes (or progress notes) in the mental/behavioral health field. Therapists everywhere rely on progress notes to record and manage each case as it unfolds. Each session with a client reveals a new direction or path that demands attention, but no two visits often create a straight […]

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5 Resources to Help Clients with Homicidal Ideation

It is not also a simple process to assess whether or not a client has homicidal ideation. Rarely does an individual casually disclose that they think about harming themselves, let alone others for that matter. As mental health professionals, it is important to know how to assess an individual for the potential for harm and […]

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