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Are You Missing Your Client's Signals?

3 ways to increase your sensitivity to nonverbal shifts.

Psychotherapy Networker • 8/11/2018 • No Comments

By Steve Andreas - Getting immediate, nonverbal feedback from clients is essential to knowing how they’re responding in a session, and in maintaining the therapeutic relationship, which research shows is essential for successful therapy. Here are three strategies to increase your sensitivity to nonverbal shifts.

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9 Ways to Celebrate Romance Awareness Month

[FREE Download] 125 Sexuality Conversation Starters

PESI Team • 8/7/2018 • No Comments

It's Romance Awareness Month, here are 9 ways to celebrate.

Plus, get Esther Perel's 125 Questions to initiate Conversations about Sexuality to help your clients discover the path to a wonderful intimate connection!

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3 Concerning Messages about the Netflix series, Insatiable

Plus, 3 Tips to talk to your clients about the new series.

Judith Matz, LCSW • 8/3/2018 • 2 Comments

There's been an outcry against the new Netflix series, Insatiable. Judith Matz a clinical social worker and author shares 3 concerning messages the series sends and tips to address these issues with your clients.

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Calm Your Mind

FREE Video & Infographic

Christopher Willard, Psy.D. • 7/19/2018 • 1 Comment

When your clients are agitated or distracted, use this simple CALM whole-body method to help them regulate their mind and body, so they can focus on the work necessary for healing.

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How to Talk About Feelings with Kids

Watch the Balloon Metaphor Demonstration

Jennifer Lefebre, PSY.D., RPT-S • 7/14/2018 • 1 Comment

We keep holding onto the feelings and eventually we're going to pop. Instead, let's let it out little by little.

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The Importance of Mental Stretching

FREE printable worksheet!

Susan I Buchalter, ATR-BC, CGP, LPC • 7/6/2018 • 1 Comment

Warm-ups can be considered “mental stretching.” They are usually five to ten minutes in length and help clients become familiar with drawing, self-expression and communicating with others

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How to Develop a Safety Plan with Suicidal Clients

A Process of Inquiry That Promotes Empathic Connection

Psychotherapy Networker • 6/14/2018 • No Comments

Effective suicide assessments are built on a foundation of empathic connection. When clients feel heard, understood, and respected, they’re likelier to let down their guard and explore sensitive topics.

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The Many Dimensions of Gender Identity

FREE LGBTQ+ Youth worksheets.

Lee-Anne Gray, Psy.D. • 6/12/2018 • No Comments

Sexual orientation is so much more than being gay, straight or bisexual. We now know gender identity is a spectrum beyond the binary of male and female, therefore, sexuality takes on many dimensions too.

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All Parts are Welcome

Download This FREE Resource Today!

Frank G. Anderson, M.D. • 5/23/2018 • No Comments

Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) provides a revolutionary treatment plan for PTSD, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, eating disorders and more. Using a non-pathologizing, accelerated approach — rooted in neuroscience — IFS applies inner resources and self-compassion for healing emotional wounding at its core. Plus check out this FREE resource!

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Meeting Teen Clients Where They Are

Here's What They Respond To

Psychotherapy Networker • 5/11/2018 • No Comments

Most of us were never trained to talk to adolescents, and they often find most standard; shrink-wrapped attempts to "engage" them infuriating. Here's what they respond to best.

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