If you are the parent of a teen in therapy, you may have questions about confidentiality with your teen's therapist. Here are the 9 most common reasons why parent's want to reach out to their kids' therapist, why it doesn't work, and the better ways to handle each situation, which is almost always to include your child in the conversation with their therapist. Implementing these tips will help protect confidentiality with your teen's therapist.
Task completion is a universal concept that is almost unavoidable, even on our easiest days of the week. Many kids, teens, or adults struggle with task initiation, planning, execution, or other executive functioning skills. Completing tasks, large or small, can lead to anxiety, frustration, or emotional dysregulation that makes tasks more difficult. The "Get Ready, Do, Done" skill has proven incredibly effective in many professional disciplines and is easily adaptable to many tasks!
Both clients and therapists alike feel the impacts of climate change on our mental health. Here's some validation and ideas for change.
Judging, by definition, is taking an facts and digesting them through our own subjective lens and interpretation. This is where many painful emotions comes from, both in thinking about ourselves and in thinking about others. As humans, we already go through a lot of difficult situations. Our judgements only make it worse. A very effective way get through tough times is incorporating non-judgmentalness into the process. Only then can we begin to problem-solve. Here are some helpful tips on how become less judgmental get closer to a judgment free mind!
Podcasts can be an important part of our wellness. Mental health podcasts provide us with a space to explore, question, challenge, and ultimately sit with ourselves. They also serve as a great reminder that recovery is dynamic. And, as a collective group, we can all work on bringing down the walls of mental health stigma to better connect with ourselves and others.
Answerthepublic.com uses data-based insights to look up the most common questions being asked online about a topic. And the results about therapy questions are fascinating. Take a look below and you’ll see almost 100 of the most frequently asked questions about therapy. We’re here to help answer some of those questions about therapy now!
We mostly associate play with children. It's an integral part of their cognitive and social development. However, young adults tend to stop playing when they start working. It's almost as if our working lives are so serious and all-consuming that we no longer have time to play.
Mental health at work isn’t just an individual problem to be solved. It should be a collective priority for organizations of all industries and sizes.
When starting with a couple, I often tell them my goal is to set them up for success. I want to help them process their emotions so they can show up for each other even when it's hard. No relationship is void of conflict. Learning how to have conflict without hurting each other is key to getting "unstuck". You can set your own relationship up for success by paying attention to these things three important and simple (although easier said than done) tips.