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Create Connection from a Distance: Making Telehealth Relational

Janina Fisher, PhD shares her pro tips for transcending the limitations of telehealth and establishing a sense of closeness with your clients.

Janina Fisher, Ph.D.

Now that distance therapy is the “new normal” when treating clients, knowing how to create a sense of connection through the screen is essential. In this short video, trauma treatment expert Janina Fisher shares her pro tips for helping clients feel engaged, listened to and understood—no matter where you are.

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The Rise of Suicide and Trauma in Teens

How "13 Reasons Why" Missed the Mark

Meagan Houston, Ph.D., SAP

Whether you find the show compelling or troublesome, one thing is certain: We need to talk about the rise of teen suicide and trauma in kids and teens. That’s why we created a free, one hour online CE seminar designed for clinicians, educators, and even parents to learn how to talk about suicide and mental health with teens. Read more to get instant access...

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Before You Scroll, Try This Mindful Social Media Practice

Christopher Willard, Psy.D.

We're all self-critical—but for teens, self-consciousness is hardwired. Here's how to become aware of the emotions we're courting on social media.

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10 Questions to Ask Your Client About Social Media Use

Meagan Houston, Ph.D., SAP

The cyber age has provided a breeding ground for bullying, and our clients can be bombarded daily with negative comments, images or untruths about themselves. Understanding how your clients use social media can be key to successful sessions.

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