Karen Thatcher – Children with learning disabilities require more exposure to a literacy rich environment and opportunities in order to begin developing a foundation for literacy.
As providers, we not only affect a child’s current development, we also have the ability to shape a child’s future academic and social success. And it doesn’t have to be hard to incorporate literacy into therapy goals, and here’s how…
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.
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.
Leslie Korn – Whether cultural rituals are therapeutic or harmful depends on the individual, the setting, and their purpose. It’s important to have a solid understanding of cultural rituals so we can effectively integrate their healing ability in our practices. And the best place to start is by considering our own relationship to rituals.
Download these 3 multicultural worksheets to take the first step toward multicultural awareness and competency in your practice.
By Joseph Wegmann – With medication management playing an increasingly pivotal role in the treatment of mental health disorders, the challenges faced by clinicians are increasing.
It's more critical than ever for mental health professionals to understand how to effectively collaborate with practioners prescribing medication. Here's what you need to know...