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I actually wanted to be an art therapist! It was because of my experience with volunteering at Villa Esperanza which is a school for children with severe autism. It wasn’t until I volunteered 100 hours here did I realize how much I could contribute. I remember my first day I was terrified of interacting with someone with autism because I didn’t want to be disrespectful.

10 Ways to Make Today Magical

This seems like a really therapeutic idea ~~~"I was really unhappy as a teen and last year, at age 26, I sat down and wrote to my younger self. I told her the things I know now and what to do to try and survive this crazy roller coaster we call life. Full of hope and courage, it's the best toolkit I can share to those younger than me.:

This seems like a really therapeutic idea ~"I was really unhappy as a teen and last year, at age I sat down and wrote to my younger self. I told her the things I know now and what to do to try and survive this crazy roller coaster we call life.

The Gratitude Game is a fun family activity for Thanksgiving. Get kids thinking about all they are thankful for! via /karyntripp/ Thanksgiving game for kids

Gratitude tree: “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ~Melody Beattie

Growing Abundance: The Making of My Gratitude Tree

Ongoing project -Strength tree - adding things we are proud of or thankful for. Growing Abundance: The Making of My Gratitude Tree

Flower Positive Self Talk

Flower Positive Self Talk-- Cute idea to take and run with. Teaching children positive self talk rather than negative can help prevent some issues and these phrases are great coping skills reminders.

smashing it...

love this ideas -- 'yellow sun rays journaling.thought about using this idea for the beginning of school. Students could add goals and positive thoughts.

Ik heb tijdens mijn studie aan de akademie veel op dit soort manieren met tekst gewerkt... Geschreven, gestempeld op muren, in de lift...

First, let every student make a fingerprint onto white paper. Next, blow up their fingerprints using the photocopier or larger). Then, Have your kids write words and phrases about themselves along the lines and whorls of their fingerprints :) Cool idea

ART THERAPY REFLECTIONS: The Art of Saying No

Boundaries- the art of saying no. Interesting choosing this one for positive psychology but somehow I think it pertains.

Emotion boxes love this #therapy idea. #DBT #groups

Instant Comfort Box (Self help Tool Kits) Art Therapy Project. Something to carry in your pocket for positive self talk.

Self-Esteem activity for my middle schoolers

I AM. Love this idea to remind them they are wonderful. (Could use actual photos of the girls, though.) Or do this with a girl scout troop photo and say. Girl Scouts is. (let them find adjectives in magazines to glue around frame.

This self respect lesson includes activities and printables. It can be used by teachers or guidance counselors in whole group or small group settings. I use it for a girls' group. It works well with character education programs.  Includes 22 page interactive Powerpoint Presentation 22 page printable PDF file of the Presentation 3 Wall Posters Mirror Mirror Activity and Worksheet ME Activity and Worksheet Partner Role Play - Body Language Activity and Worksheet

Self Esteem for Girls

This self respect lesson includes activities and printables. It can be used by teachers or guidance counselors in whole group or small group settings. I use it for a girls' group. It works well with character education programs. Includes 22 page interact

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