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10 Rules for Managing ADHD in School

Plus 80 recommendations in an exclusive CE video & Worksheet...

Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. • 10/19/2018 • No Comments

Children and teens with ADHD have serious deficits in their executive functioning and self-regulation which can interfere with pursuing goals or contemplating multiple solutions. In dealing with these deficits, here are 10 specific rules to managing children and teens with ADHD in school.

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Get your clients UNSTUCK

Free DBT Opposite to Emotion Worksheet

Lane Pederson, Psy.D., LP, DBTC • 10/18/2018 • No Comments

Lane Pederson – Opposite to Emotion, often referred to in DBT by O2E (oh-2-ee), recognizes that emotions pull us into “mood congruent” behaviors that get us stuck. When mood congruent behaviors strike, O2E is the heavy-hitting answer clients go to… help your clients get UNSTUCK from prolonged and overly intense emotional states with this approach.

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73 DBT Mindfulness Exercises

FREE Worksheet Download

Lane Pederson, Psy.D., LP, DBTC • 10/2/2018 • No Comments

Lane Pederson – Mindfulness is a skillset at the heart of DBT. Yet, many therapists struggle teaching mindfulness practices to clients.

Practicing mindfulness skills open doors to acceptance, experience, and connection to yourself and the world.

Download 73 mindfulness exercises you can use with your clients to help them slow down and find peace, contentment, and enjoyment in everyday life.

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No More Therapy Whack-a-mole!

FREE Diary Card Worksheet

Lane Pederson, Psy.D., LP, DBTC • 10/1/2018 • No Comments

In this video, DBT expert Lane Pederson, Psy.D., LP, DBTC, shares a tool that will not only help your clients, but also truly transform how effective you can be as a therapist.

Download a free copy of the Diary Card: www.pesi.com/diarycard

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Don’t Struggle with Destructive Behavior in Clients

FREE Video & Behavior Analysis Worksheet

Lane Pederson, Psy.D., LP, DBTC • 9/27/2018 • No Comments

Lane Pederson – International trainer and author shares his FREE Behavior Analysis in a video demonstration and worksheet download to show you how you can engage your clients, how you can help them understand what's behind these behaviors, and more importantly, how you can use this awareness to help them to change.

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The Silly Walk: A Mindfulness Practice for Youth and Teens

Use this exercise with your youth to help them regulate their silliness in a constructive and appropriate way.

Christopher Willard, Psy.D. • 9/16/2018 • No Comments

Kids don't have an on/off switch... especially those with executive function difficulties, who struggle to regulate their attention, emotions and behaviors.

Watch Dr. Christopher Willard demonstrate a fun mindfulness practice that will help kids identify and activate their different zones of regulation.

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Creating Teachable Moments to Teach Social Skills

The 6 stages of social play. Plus, 5 areas of social and emotional competence.

Janine Halloran, LMHC • 9/10/2018 • No Comments

When we see kids who struggle with social skills, it’s hard to watch. We want to supportthem and teach them socially acceptable ways of interacting. And we can achieve this through PLAY.

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Everyday Mindfulness

FREE Mindfulness Worksheet

Jonah Paquette, Psy.D. • 8/18/2018 • No Comments

Regions of our brain pertaining to memory, learning, and emotion regulation have all been linked to the practice of mindfulness. Practice Mindfulness with your clients using this FREE Everyday Mindfulness Worksheet for the Happiness Toolbox.

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Developing a Hierarchy of Fears With Your Client

A helpful way to prioritize what is impacting your client. Plus, a FREE CBT worksheet!

Lisa Weed Phifer, DEd, NCSP • 8/17/2018 • No Comments

Children and adolescents may experience periods of increased anxiety – teaching them coping skills can help reduce symptoms and allow the client to move on. Developing a hierarchy of fears or anxiety can help and here’s how.

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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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