The importance of a first session is that it leads to a second session, which is why creating a safe, collaborative context is key. Use the free exercises provided here to help you empathize with the fear and reluctance clients often feel when working through addictive or problematic behaviors.
To celebrate National Read Across America Day on March 2, we’ve selected six of our favorite children’s books that teach kids resilience-building skills and celebrate diverse experiences.
Research shows that higher levels of psychological flexibility provide a wide range of benefits, including higher levels of mental health and lower stress levels. Dr. Aprilia West offers some insight and an exercise to improve psychological flexibility.
Highly sensitive people can be more susceptible to gaslighting and manipulation. Authors of the new book, The Clinician’s Guide to Treating Adult Children of Narcissists, describe why this is the case, and offer a free worksheet to help clients and therapists differentiate between gaslighting or simply experiencing a…
Play therapy is a beneficial method for working with young clients in and out of the therapy office, and PESI has the books to get you started or inspire new ideas for play therapy sessions!
Leslie Korn, PhD, shares 10 things you can do to help improve mood (and overall health) with food, so your clients can learn and cater to their body's needs.
When Christine Mark-Griffin, LCSW, began working with young kids, she quickly realized that traditional therapy was often not enough to fully unravel the trauma and pain these little ones were carrying, so she set out to create EMDR resources to help.
The combination of avocado, coconut, and chocolate makes for a refreshing afternoon drink if your energy and mood start to drop.