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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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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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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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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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My Ouch Story

CBT worksheets for children and adolescents

PESI Team • 6/14/2018 • No Comments

Everyone has a story to tell. When bad things happen, it makes it much harder to tell the story. When bad things happen to us, there is typically a lot of shame, guilt, and embarrassment.

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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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Race to Right Here Right Now

Mindfulness as a key to lasting happiness

Gina Biegel, MA, LMFT • 5/18/2018 • 11 Comments

Practice mindfulness — download three favorite (and FREE) mindfulness techniques developed especially for teens.

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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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Letting Go of Anger

A simple skill to successfully manage teen anger

Jeffrey Bernstein, Ph.D. • 11/29/2017 • 2 Comments

Float on a Cloud is a popular and highly effective tool to manage not only a teen's anger, but also those underlying, super-strong feelings felt immediately before anger such as: frustration, fear, hurt, failure, humiliation, shame, sadness, rejection, distrust, jealousy, inadequacy, and insecurity. Just follow these 4 simple steps...

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The Rise of Suicide and Trauma in Teens

How "13 Reasons Why" Missed the Mark

Meagan Houston, Ph.D., SAP • 7/14/2017 • 2 Comments

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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