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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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What Are BIRP Notes and How are They Used?

If you are a mental/behavioral health provider then you might be familiar with BIRP notes. BIRP notes are a notetaking format that therapists might use to document sessions in clinical records. Therapists are infamous for their notetaking. In every movie with a mental health provider, you see them scribbling things in a notebook right in […]

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5 Steps to Streamline the Intake Process for New Therapy Clients

Bringing in new therapy clients is an exciting process. It means that your practice is growing and that you get the chance to work with more people. Although getting a new client is great for business, providers are often weighed down by inefficient intake processes. With an ineffective onboarding process, you put yourself at risk […]

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What Are Insurance Codes for Mental Health Services?

Insurance codes for mental health services are an important part of every practice. For providers that accept insurance, understanding how to use and apply insurance codes is the fastest way to full and timely reimbursements. When knowledge of such details is lacking, your bottom line suffers, and your practice cannot grow. What are insurance codes […]

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What is Socratic Questioning in Counseling?

Socratic Questioning in counseling, named after the ancient philosopher Socrates, is a valuable skill used within Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. The philosopher believed that the use of provocative questions could both challenge client’s unhealthy understandings of their world and of themselves. For clients stuck in a singular way of thinking, Socratic questioning might be the best […]

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Understanding the 8 Minute Rule for Therapy Billing

What is the 8 Minute Rule for therapy billing? A large portion of mental health organizations submit claims to Medicare on a regular basis. This means that they should be familiar with the 8-minute rule for billing. While many providers are familiar, they have yet to perfect the process. In fact, many providers are flustered […]

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