What does it take to be a leader? Thousands of words have been written on the topic. Here’s the truth: there’s no magic formula. But I do suggest three important elements to work on over time: Know yourself, know your purpose, and know your people. How to live that out will differ for every leader and every setting.Read More
Mindfulness is popular.
You likely have worksheets, lessons, techniques, and theories that help your clients understand mindfulness and its benefits.
You understand mindfulness and its benefits.
But, as we therapists know, sometimes understanding doesn’t foster motivation, or change. The fact is, therapists struggle to implement mindfulness, along with a “self-caring” lifestyle (Kissil and Niño, 2017).Read More
This month is the one year anniversary of The Refreshed Therapist Book Club!
I created the book club last year as a way to keep myself accountable to reading, and I decided to invite you, my online friends, to join me. We have become a consistent community of monthly readers.Read More
It’s almost fall.
If you’re a parent (or student, or school counselor), you are likely in back-to-school mode.
Fall is typically a time when potential clients settle into new routines and start reaching out to therapists. As a result, you may be seeing an increase in clients.
Now that I am in NYC, I am appreciating the change in seasons, both weather seasons and seasons of productivity. I am gearing up for a re-focusing of sorts.
How about you?
Perhaps you are crafting a new schedule after the summer months, or deciding on your goals for the last quarter of 2018. As you move through these changes, the following resources may be just what you need!Read More