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The Myth of Sex Addiction, Common Mistakes, and More

VIDEO: Joe Kort on Doing Your Best Work with LGBTQ Clients

Joe Kort, Ph.D., LMSW • 6/22/2018 • No Comments

Is the sex addiction model doing more harm than good? What's the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity? And what are the most common mistakes therapists make when working with LGBTQ clients, and how can you avoid them? Sex therapist Joe Kort answers these questions and more.

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LGBTQ Youth: A FREE tool to promote well-being

PESI Team • 6/19/2018 • 2 Comments

Every one of us, and especially those of us who are youth-serving professionals, have two urgent tasks: we must reassure our youth of their value, dignity and future, and we must identify and protect young people who are at risk.

That's why we've created this powerful infographic full of strategies to promote well-being for LGBTQ youth...

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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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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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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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How Couples Stay in Love For a Lifetime

Plus earn FREE CE...

PESI Team • 5/11/2018 • 2 Comments

You’ll gain powerful knowledge and strategies you can use to guide your couples in building great relationships that are filled with life-long committed love and affection — plus you’ll earn 1 Free CE hour!

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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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5 Things Seasoned Therapists Wish They'd Known

... And the One Question You Should Always Ask Your Clients...

Chris Lyford • 4/27/2018 • 6 Comments

We asked some seasoned therapists to pass on the lessons they wish someone had told them when they were first starting out, and here are the results!

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