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A lesson in following directions using Legos. Great for family therapy to assess communication.

The Handy School Counselor: Following Directions

group games

Group Games - A Guide for Facilitators & Teachers

Self-Soothe is a DBT Distress Tolerance skill that can help reduce stress. A way to remember this skill is to think of soothing one or more of your five senses: seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, touching.

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Therapy and Self-Help Worksheets - Kim's Counseling Corner

Creative Activities for Group Therapy (Paperback) - Routledge Mental Health

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Art Therapy for Substance Abuse Treatment FREE e-book

Art Therapy for Substance Abuse Treatment

Art School for Kids Art Videos of the Masters. Thanks to the wonderful art teacher who hosts the blog Deep Space Sparkle!

Featured artists in Art School for Kids

Grateful Journal Sheet - Gratitude - print this out and fill in the blanks. Build on your strengths.

Grateful Journal Sheet - Second Chance To Dream

Things I love... my life exactly! Except Harry potter

20 Art Therapy Activities You Can Try At Home To Destress

Positive Personality Traits - goals to work for, words to learn & use about ourselves. Interestingly "sensitivity" is on there. Most sensitive people, think sensitivity to be a weakness - hey guys its not!!!. I would also add empathy as a major strength.

Positive Traits

Art Therapy Spot: Resist(ance) & Watercolor

Resist(ance) & Watercolor

Gratitude or strengths or hopes or termination

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i am mandala

Art Project Mandalas
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Advocacy & Empowerment through Art: Social Action and Trauma Informed Care | creativity in motion

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Therapeutic dream catchers! Steps: 1) draw/pattern of dream catcher 2) decorate dream catcher 3) have the child write out negative emotions, triggers, or experiences. 4) trap the negative thoughts/triggers/emotions 5)have the child circle the dream catcher with strengths, positive traits, activities, and other things/people the client loves. #cbt #therapy #kids #socialwork #intervention #cpst #counseling #ecmh #therapist

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Expressive Art Inspirations 100 counseling resources.

Expressive Art Activity #2 - Collaging Your Values

Narrative Therapy Project: Tree of Life (group idea for eating disorders or other mental illness)

Narrative Therapy Project: Tree of Life

How to create an affirmation mandala - good when direction and kind thoughts are needed :)

Art Journaling: How to Create an Affirmation Mandala

Benefits of Mindfulness (Meditation) | Lynn Hasselberger for Elephant Journal | #infographic #meditation #mindfulness

14 Benefits of Mindfulness. {Infographic}

This is wonderful and will help us a whole lot. How to Create an Anti-Anxiety Kit for Your Child - includes free printable relaxation prompt cards

Create Your Own Anti-Anxiety Kit for Children


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Spontaneous Art Therapy Activities for Teens - The Art of Healing Psyche and Soul

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Here is a little introduction to some concepts of motivation, self-actualization and flow. For more on flow, pick up "Flow: The Psychology of Optimal.

Motivation and Self-Actualization |

Freebie Printables from a 'social work' counselor perspective

All printable activity pages in one convenient place...EnJoY!