"The Bridge"- An exercise in goal setting and exploring past/future for all ages
The Bridge is a great exercise for helping kids, teens, adults, couples or even groups with goal exploration. It provides a template for exploration (words or pictures) of past experiences and hopes for the future. It helps the participant identify what steps they need to take to get to the future they desire.
Robert Taibbi, LCSW Why must social workers (and other mental health providers) make the most of their first session with each client? This is because most people drop out of therapy after only one session! Furthermore, on average, people go for a total of 5 to 8 sessions. This suggests that we need to start doing something …
Image of a self-care checklist, divided into 2 columns. Column on the left details activities that are harmful or negative, and the right column outlines positive, self-care activities one can undertake to be healthy.
The next time you’re having a bad day, here’s some food for thought: “Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same”. This quote hits the bulls-eye when it comes to positive thinking, and the power our mind has over our mental state http://www.breathofoptimism.com/5-positive-thinking-exercises-make-day-shine-brighter/
My Hope Toolbox Printable Kit for Depression & Sadness
Do you deal with depression? Bouts of sadness? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? Postpartum depression? Anxiety or Panic? If so, My Hope Toolbox Printable Kit for Depression and Sadness is a printable download that will provide you the practical, specific tools to make small, specific steps toward progress, hope, and healing. Ready to download and get started. Click now.