Creative Counseling/Therapy Ideas
Listening is one of the most used and one of the most important communication skills in personal, academic, and professional settings alike, in fact studies indicate that listening accounts for as much as 55% of our time. The question is, how much of the listening that is going on would you actually describe as effective listening?
Frustrated Choice Board- This is a choice board for students who have the tendency to display inappropriate behaviors when they are frustrated. this would be helpful to have accessible to students when they begin to escalate. It's great for students who are verbal or non-verbal, as the visual cue helps them to make a better decision.
Facts and feelings
Emotional Energy Centers of The Body
dysfunctional family roles chart
Healing from BPD - Borderline Personality Disorder: Make Your Own Self Soothing Kit (DBT - Self Soothe)
Self care for anxiety and depression
Brain Maintenance Program, Healing From Depression
As I believe every "negative" behavior comes from a state of stress and unmet need, we can also see negative behaviors in children more positively by viewing the quality of their behaviors in a different light and context...being assertive, expressive of one's needs, and protective is actually healthy, responsible and honorable. - Ramblings from a Peace Weaver
Resiliency Theory by Wolin and Wolin...
Attachment Flipchart graphic by Janina Fisher, PhD
5 Areas of Therapeutic Self-Care