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Easy and Effective Child Group Therapy Activities

Human beings have evolved to live, work, and relate to each other within a collective group. For this reason, the social support component embedded within group therapy is a key ingredient in its effectiveness. Unlike individual therapy, group therapy taps into the power of community, providing opportunities for self-acceptance and growth that are difficult to […]

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Exceptional Ideas for Child Art Therapy

Art therapy is a proven way of helping children express and process their feelings. But art therapy is also commonly misunderstood. Although in recent years coloring books and activities for all ages have gained in popularity as a self-soothing or mindfulness tool, none of these activities would qualify as art therapy in its clinical definition. […]

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Play Therapy Techniques for Divorce

Divorce is one of the most common adverse early life experiences a child is likely to experience. In fact, 40 to 50 percent of marriages in the U.S. end in divorce according to a recent article published by the APA. And a majority of those divorces occur in families with minor children. While most of […]

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Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT): A Unique Approach to Pediatric Mental Health

For over 40 years, therapists have been using Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) to build healthy connections between parents and their children. In fact, with over 300 publications citing PCIT, this approach is one of the most well-researched, evidence-based practices in the field of pediatric mental health today. Its unique approach uses live coaching sessions guided […]

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Top Therapeutic Techniques (+ Activity Ideas) for Pediatric Mental Health

For struggling children and their families, therapy offers hope and reassurance that things can change. Evidence-based practices like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy are effective for people of all ages, but pediatric therapists have a special mission to tailor these techniques for children and adolescents.  Child therapy techniques provide kids and their caregivers […]

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List of Top Evidence-Based Practices in Mental Health

While new and innovative treatment methods can be valuable, a combination of evidence-based practices should serve as the backbone of your work with clients. Using approaches that have been put through rigorous testing ensures the effectiveness of therapy and the speed at which you can help your clients.  There are many evidence-based practices to choose […]

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Getting Started with Telehealth

The Complete Telehealth Guide for Therapists

Have you thought about offering telehealth sessions at your private practice? Given the rising popularity of telehealth in all areas of medicine, the answer is likely yes. In this guide, we’ll not only provide you the background you need to understand telehealth’s growing demand, but we’ll also dive into what you need to know so you can start offering teletherapy options in your own private practice.   

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2020 Updated CPT Codes for Mental Health Therapists

Each year, the American Medical Association (AMA) releases updates to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set. The panel that’s responsible for the project aims to update the list to account for advances in technology and medical knowledge as well as best practices that have made their way to the forefront each year. The 2020 […]

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Therapy Podcasts You Should Be Listening to in 2020

Top Therapy Podcasts (for therapists) in 2020

If you’re like most of us, you probably spend a fair amount of time in the car or walking to work. While you love listening to the radio (who doesn’t, right?), maybe you’ve found yourself wondering if your commute time could be spent in a more fruitful and engaging way, something more meaningful than just listening to songs you’ve heard too many times before. Maybe you have some free time and you’re wondering what to do with it. Perhaps you have an upcoming trip planned and you’re wondering how you can occupy your time during that long car ride?

Well fret not–we have the answer: podcasts. Podcasts are a great way to turn what would be wasted time into a learning and engaging experience. As the new year rolls around, now is a great time to decide to dedicate more time to building your podcast listening library.

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6 Mental Health Quotes that Will Inspire Your Clients

We all have our favorite quotes from authors, poets, and historical figures that we pull out when the time calls. Whether they are validating, inspiring, or grounding, cherished quotes can serve as a form of self care to bring us back into the moment as we move through life’s challenges. For your clients, a few […]

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