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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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Denial Management Best Practices

According to the Healthcare Financial Management Association, roughly 65 percent of all denials are not resubmitted. Healthcare providers are not getting reimbursed for all the services they’re providing, leaving money on the table. Often, this is a result of therapists and other providers not having an organized process to manage denials effectively. In this post, […]

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How to Pick Malpractice Insurance for Your Therapy Practice

As a therapist, you face challenging situations regularly. You encounter clients who may be suicidal, children who may be being abused, and learn information in confidence that may pose a threat to someone else’s life. Knowing where the line lies that designates when action should be taken isn’t always clear, exposing you to risk. And […]

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A Therapist’s Guide to Working Remotely

Modern telehealth options have made it easy for therapists to offer services on a remote basis. And clients who travel frequently but want to stay consistent with their therapy schedule have boosted the popularity of remote therapy. But the COVID-19 pandemic has forced therapists offering telehealth services out of their offices and into their homes, […]

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4 Therapeutic Strategies to Help Clients Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

For centuries, many people in colder, cloudier climates have noticed that they feel less cheerful in the fall and winter months. The “winter blues” affect some people more than others, however. In these cases, symptoms go beyond merely feeling down. They can be overwhelming and interfere with a person’s daily activities. It’s estimated that about […]

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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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