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Play Therapy: What Is It and How Does It Work?
Those moments when we feel most alive and energized often coincide with times of play (Price, 2022). “[P]lay by its nature is a creative, spontaneous, [...]
Your Ultimate Group Therapy Guide (+ Activities & Ideas)
It can be easy to slide into isolation when we’re feeling down, especially for those suffering from an invisible illness or problem, but this is [...]
10 Person-Centered Therapy Techniques & Interventions [+PDF]
The idea of client-centered therapy might seem redundant – after all, when is therapy not centered on the client? This term seems redundant now, but [...]
How To Become a Therapist: Types & Requirements
If you want to become a therapist but are not sure where to start, you have come to the right place. While there are several [...]
How to Measure Resilience With These 8 Scales (+PDF)
When we experience disaster, trauma, or distressing psychological issues, we usually react with grief and a range of negative emotions. This is, of course, a [...]
What Are Family Therapy & Family Counseling?
We all start this life with a family, whether that family is composed of blood relatives, adopted parents, a close-knit neighborhood, or a foster family. [...]
17 Therapy Worksheets for Teens, Adults, and Couples (+PDFs)
Here at PositivePsychology.com, we’ve talked a lot about the different kinds of therapy that can help people struggling with a wide range of issues in [...]
Big Five Personality Traits: The OCEAN Model Explained
The Big Five personality traits are all about the following question: “Who are you?” It’s a simple enough question, but it’s one of the hardest [...]
49 Profound Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire Your Practice
If you have heard anything about positive psychology, you have caught wind of the word mindfulness. Critical for mental wellness, mindfulness is being fully present [...]
19 Best Narrative Therapy Techniques & Worksheets [+PDF]
Imagine a narrative of your “life story” in which you are the hero of your own life, rather than the victim? It is likely that [...]