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Teaching Kids About Healthy Friendships and Boundaries

Free age-specific worksheets on healthy friendships and boundaries

Christina Furnival, MA, LPCC

Christina Furnival, MA, LPCC, and author of The Not-So-Friendly Friend, shares how to help kids handle tough issues with confidence, plus free worksheets and coloring sheets.


Ask the Expert: Q&A with Jennifer Udler, LCSW

Interview with Walk and Talk Therapy author Jennifer Udler, LCSW

Jennifer Udler, LCSW-C

Jennifer Udler, LCSW and author of Walk and Talk Therapy, shares her most frequently asked questions and suggestions on how to start offering this form of therapy for your clients.


Top 5 Reasons Why Walk and Talk Therapy is Picking Up Speed

See if this approach aligns with your clients' needs and goals

Jennifer Udler, LCSW-C

Jennifer Udler, LCSW-C, walks us through the benefits of walk and talk therapy and why you should consider adding this form of therapeutic intervention into your practice and forgo the traditional office setting.


A Clinician’s Guide to Incorporating Mindfulness into Your Walk and Talk Session

Deepen the interactions between you and your clients outdoors

Jen Udler, author of Walk and Talk Therapy, shares mindfulness exercises you can use with your clients outdoors to bring the calming presence of nature into every therapy session.


Ask The Expert: Q&A with Dr. Frank Sileo, PhD

Free printable worksheets from his new book, The Small and Tall Ball

Frank J. Sileo, PhD

Frank Sileo, licensed psychologist and author of The Small and Tall Ball, shares his most frequently asked questions and suggestions on how to use his book in a classroom setting.


Strategies to Help Mothers Cope with Postpartum Anxiety, Rage and Burnout

The difficult side of becoming a new mom that isn’t always acknowledged and ways to help support.

Caitlin Slavens, BAACS, MC, RPsych, Chelsea Bodie, BSc., MACP, RPsych

Perinatal symptoms can often be difficult for new moms to talk about. Caitlyn Slavens and Chelsea Bodie share signs and symptoms of common struggles that occur during the postpartum period and compassionate strategies to help mothers cope.


EMDR with Children: Top 3 Challenges You’ll Face & How to Overcome Them

Help young clients cope with their symptoms using EMDR

Christine Mark-Griffin, LCSW

EMDR therapy can be beneficial for children who have experienced trauma or struggling with other mental health issues. Christine Mark-Griffin, LCSW, shares 3 challenges EMDR-trained clinicians might face when working with young clients and how to overcome them.


Creating a Mindfulness-Based Play Therapy Intervention

Free infographic to help you determine the level of mindfulness from play therapy interventions

Tracy Turner-Bumberry, LPC, RPT-S, CAS

Tracy Turner-Bumberry, LPC, helps you determine the level of mindfulness play therapy interventions have when working with young clients.


Be a Better Therapist with Deliberate Practice

Micro-adjustments, fine-tuning, and feedback are keys to moving toward mastery

Rotem Brayer, MEd, LPC

While books and trainings can help in a limited fashion, experts who study peak performance conclude that focusing on deep learning is a much better way to develop and master skills.


Helping Clients Deal with Infertility Through Affirmations

Free download from Not Your Mother’s Postpartum Book

Caitlin Slavens, BAACS, MC, RPsych, Chelsea Bodie, BSc., MACP, RPsych

Summary: Caitlin Slavens and Chelsea Bodie help parents dealing with the emotional pains of infertility with these FREE affirmation exercises. Their highly-anticipated Not Your Mother’s Postpartum Book is available now!


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