I should really have an ASD board. Good graphic for coping skills "Things Outside my control/ Things I can control" This graphic created by Rebecca Waddell, perhaps adapted from S Herman.

There are three choices in relationship conflict: in, out, or wait. Regardless of where you stand, seek peace. {grace uncommon}

There are three choices in relationship conflict: in, out, or wait. Regardless of where you stand, seek peace. {grace uncommon}

Directions and printables to create a Take A Break station which encourages children to manage and regulate their own emotions and behaviors.$

Behavior Management and Self Regulation - Take A Break

Directions and printables to create a Take A Break station which encourages children to manage and regulate their own emotions and behaviors.$

Free Coping Skills Download and New Counseling Games and Activities! - The Helpful Counselor | The Helpful Counselor

New Counseling Games and Activities - FREE Coping Skills Download

Free Coping Skills Download and New Counseling Games and Activities! - The Helpful Counselor | The Helpful Counselor

Favorite Website: Kim Peterson's website is packed with wonderful resources like this one: 50 Games and Activities for Anger. For more great ideas visit her website: KimsCounselingCorner.com

50 Activities and Games Dealing With Anger

Favorite Website: Kim Peterson's website is packed with wonderful resources like this one: 50 Games and Activities for Anger. For more great ideas visit her website: KimsCounselingCorner.com

M&Ms Feelings Games- I've made two versions of the M&M Game, the first one focuses on general feelings and the second focuses on feeling Angry and calming down. You can either print a game board for the group to share or print mini boards so each person has their own.  I laminated mine so we can use them again without getting them ruined.  Each person will need a fun size bag of M&M's or an assortment of 10 or so M&M's.

M&Ms Feelings Games- I've made two versions of the M&M Game, the first one focuses on general feelings and the second focuses on feeling Angry and calming down. You can either print a game board for the group to share or print mini boards so each person has their own. I laminated mine so we can use them again without getting them ruined. Each person will need a fun size bag of M&M's or an assortment of 10 or so M&M's.


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Coping Skills (Distraction, Grounding, Emotional Release, Self Love, Thought Challenge, Access Your Higher Self) & the PROs & CONs of each.

Coping Skills

Coping Skills (Distraction, Grounding, Emotional Release, Self Love, Thought Challenge, Access Your Higher Self) & the PROs & CONs of each.

Games are an engaging way to build the therapeutic relationship while assessing a child’s strengths and areas where there is room for growth.  Playing games as they were intended to be played can teach you a lot about a child’s functioning in multiple areas, and adding a therapeutic twist can make games highly adaptable to many clinical issues (ex....  Continue Reading »

Games are an engaging way to build the therapeutic relationship while assessing a child’s strengths and areas where there is room for growth. Playing games as they were intended to be played can teach you a lot about a child’s functioning in multiple areas, and adding a therapeutic twist can make games highly adaptable to many clinical issues (ex.... Continue Reading »

Useful Activities for Mental Health Groups - even in OT settings!

Activities for Mental Health Groups

How to Create an Anti-Anxiety Kit for Your Child including free printable relaxation prompts

Create Your Own Anti-Anxiety Kit for Children

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Color Your Feelings: This activity encourages feeling identification, is quick, highly versatile and fits well with the affect regulation component of TF-CBT. • Have your client write out a list of...

Color Your Feelings: This activity encourages feeling identification, is quick, highly versatile and fits well with the affect regulation component of TF-CBT. • Have your client write out a list of...

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Here is a fun, flexible card activity to use with kids who are working on emotional awareness and emotional problem solving.  There are 44 Emotion Word Cards and 48 Question Cards.  Free download.

Here is a fun, flexible card activity to use with kids who are working on emotional awareness and emotional problem solving. There are 44 Emotion Word Cards and 48 Question Cards. Free download.

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