Therapeutic Thursday: Resources for Educating & Advocating

Welcome to this week’s Therapeutic Thursday — and what a week for therapy it’s been. With social justice issues at

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Humans & Holidays: Reflections on the Summer Solstice

It’s come to our attention that many people are unfamiliar with spirituality around Earth-based traditions — even strongly opposed to them

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Here Comes the Sun: Reflections on the Yuletide

It’s a comforting thought that in just a few more weeks, the darkest days of the year will be behind

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6 Simple Ways to Improve Your Relationship Today — Like, Right Now

Happy Valentine’s Day! Okay, that’s out of the way, now let’s be real. As a counselor, I learned all kinds of

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10 Experiences Only Mental Health Workers Will Understand: Part 4

Uno mas! 1. When you call someone out in session: Especially the parents…   2. What you thought mental illness would

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10 Experiences Only Mental Health Workers Will Understand: Part 3

They just keep coming… 1. Your stages of confusion when the paperwork changes: WHY.   2. And…then the paperwork changes

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Mental Health & Young Men

Before the headlines announced the shooter of the most recent school shooting in the U.S., I sighed and thought, “The

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10 Experiences Only Mental Health Workers Will Understand: Part 2

Are you ready? 1. When you have to explain that you’re not a psychiatrist: For the millionth time — a

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10 Experiences Only Mental Health Workers Will Understand

Hey, counselors, social workers, family therapists — this one’s for you: 1. When you see your client in public: You

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Daily Creative Practice: “EMPATHY, LOYALTY, & COMMUNITY” Granny Square Row #2

Switching it up! I realized posting one granny square a day was too ambitious, especially the two days when I

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