A Therapist's Prescription for Better Mental Health - Sharon Martin, LCSW Counseling San Jose and Campbell, CA
New Year. New You? Well, yes and no. You are will always be “you”. You’re not going to completely transform yourself because it’s a new year. That being said, it is a natural time for setting goals and change. Many of us like to think of the process of personal growth as uncovering your true self or becoming more you. […]
How to Build Mental Strength (Even If You’re Overwhelmed) - SocialWork.Career
Amy Morin's mental strength course helps you increase your resilience and overall wellbeing; post includes key CBT based strength-building tips.
4 Techniques to Master for Motivational Interviewing
As a health and fitness professional, it can be a challenge to get your clients to open up about the difficulties they face in making lasting behavior change. Motivational interviewing, however, can be an effective communication strategy for exploring the ambivalence your clients may feel about making healthy changes in their lives. From asking open-ended questions to affirming your clients’ responses, learn how to use this powerful technique with your clients.
Today I’m bringing to you 8 tried and true anxiety busters! After I wrote 5 Ways to Shoo the Winter Blues, I found that people really seemed to benefit from this kind of information, so I decided to write a post about anxiety. I know that these tactics are tried and true because I have struggled with anxiety and panic disorder for many years. I have spent a long time learning skills and creating resources that I can use during …
20 of the Best Resources for You and Your Well-Being and Mental Health
What are the best places and resources I’ve found to help you with your well being and mental health? Have a read now and let me know!
Social Work Theories
The word theory can become quite confusing…in social work ‘theory’ is thrown around and can often become synonymous with model, approach, or practice. Defining and understanding …
How to Promote Community Resilience Outside Therapy - SocialWork.Career
Jack Saul, PhD, a trauma specialist, discusses how to promote community resilience so as to effectively help large groups of disaster survivors heal.
Top 10 Ways for Therapists to be LGBTQ Friendly
This post, geared for therapists and other helping professionals, was written as part of the Private Practice from the Inside Out blog carnival. For the blog carnival, 8 therapist-bloggers have posted articles on the theme of "Top 10s" in private practice. At the end of my post you will find links to the other therapists participating in this event. While some therapists make a deliberate decision to focus our practices on therapy with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ)…