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How to Adapt CBT and Mindfulness Skills for Young Clients

Seth J. Gillihan, PhD

Watch this video as Dr. Seth Gillihan, a psychologist and anxiety specialist, shares valuable insights on helping kids communicate their emotions, introducing them to CBT, and adapting CBT and mindfulness techniques for young clients.

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Navigating the Path to Therapy: 5 Tips for Parents to Discuss Therapy with Their Child

Andrea Dorn, MSW, LISW-CP

For children, starting something new can be scary, and therapy is no exception. Mom and therapist Andrea Dorn has the tips for how to navigate this discussion with your children and teens!

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Nurturing the Caregiver: A Guide to Parent Self-Care

Andrea Dorn, MSW, LISW-CP

Time for yourself, as a parent, should never be a luxury—it’s a necessity. Andrea Dorn, MSW, LISW-CP shows us how to best take care of ourselves, which, in turn, will help support our kids!

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Practices to Help Relationships Heal, Grow & Thrive

Alexandra Solomon, Ph.D.

Alexandra Solomon, PhD, shares her hope for Relational Self-Awareness. Plus, FREE downloadable daily practices from her book Love Every Day.

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The Basics of a Good Night’s Sleep for Kids and Teens with ADHD

Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA

Ari Tuckman, PsyD, shares why sleep deprivation can undo some of the benefits of medication and strategies to get back to sleep basics for kids and teens with ADHD.

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Get to Know a Face of PESI - Alexandra Solomon, PhD

Alexandra Solomon, Ph.D.

Get to know Dr. Alexandra Solomon, a celebrated and widely cited clinical psychologist and professor at Northwestern University specializing in couples and individual therapy.

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Get to Know a Face of PESI - Sue Johnson, EdD

Sue Johnson, Ed.D.

Get to know Dr. Sue Johnson, the primary developer of Emotionally Focused Couples and Family Therapy (EFT) and co-developer of Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy.

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Free Infographics for Therapists

Download these complimentary resources from PESI’s most popular certificate and certification courses!

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Sunshine, Screen-time, and Serotonin: Creating a Balance for Healthy Bodies and Brains

Lauren Mosback, LPC

Screen-time for children is at an all-time high. It’s more important than ever to develop a balance in our kids’ routines—including adding more time out in the fresh air!

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Top 5 Tips for Getting Kids Outdoors

Lauren Mosback, LPC

Lauren Mosback, LPC, NCC gives us her greatest tips on getting your kids away from the screens and out into nature!

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