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Science-based articles

Positive psychology articles related to the human body and brain. Which positive psychology theories and interventions can help us to improve physical and mental well-being?

Coping skills cards

Using Coping Skills Cards in Therapy: 13 Examples & Templates

Supporting clients to develop a range of coping skills is a common focus in therapy. Having effective coping tools helps to manage difficult emotions, overcome [...]

Mentalization-Based Therapy

Mentalization-Based Therapy Guide: Best Worksheets and Techniques

To neuroscientists, psychoanalysts, existential philosophers, and various types of mental health practitioners, the idea of mentalization is both foundational and captivating. Use of the term [...]

Teaching mindfulness

How to Teach Mindfulness: Your Ultimate Course and Guide

Let me guess – you love mindfulness, you have experienced many of its benefits, and now you want to teach others. Mindfulness is a skill [...]

Strengths-based approach

Strengths-Based Approach in Social Work: 6 Examples & Tools

The strengths-based approach to social work focuses on a client’s personal, relational, and community assets, rather than their deficits (Pulla, 2017). It is a holistic, [...]

Positive Communication

How to Foster Positive Communication: 9 Effective Techniques

Can you recall a really good conversation you’ve had? What was memorable about it? Was it the topic, the words, or just a feeling it [...]

How to become a counselor

How to Become a Counselor: 14 Courses & Online Options

You want to help others achieve their goals and become the best version of themselves. You’re committed to working with clients to negotiate changes and [...]

Bullying

What Is Bullying? 3 Mental Health Effects According to Research

Bullying is certainly an unusual yet interesting phenomenon. If you ask most people, they are likely to say that they have been the victim of [...]

Communication in therapy

Effective Communication in Therapy & Counseling: 17 Techniques

Positive outcomes from therapy and counseling rely on the strength of the relationship between the mental health professional and the client. Such connections build on [...]

Job loss depression

How to Support Clients With Job Loss Depression & Stress

When you meet someone for the first time, they will ask your name. The next question is likely to be about what you do for [...]

PTSD Treatment

PTSD Treatment: How to Support Clients Struggling With Trauma

Imagine going through a traumatic experience like a car accident, earthquake, or explosion. That would be bad enough, wouldn’t it? Now imagine reliving the experience, [...]