Counseling resources for counselors and practitioners who want to apply the latest positive psychology strategies or ready-to-apply tools.

What Are SOAP Notes in Counseling? (incl. Examples)

How do doctors or therapists track what is happening with a patient or client from one visit to the next? How do these professionals communicate [...]

12 Popular Counseling Approaches to Consider

Looking for a counselor may feel like an overwhelming endeavor, especially for someone already dealing with troubling symptoms, trauma, or loss. The myriad of counseling [...]

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54 Inspiring Counseling Quotes to Motivate Counselors

Motivation is critical in counseling for both the counselor and the client. Quotes can help focus and facilitate a mindset conducive to creating therapeutic bonds [...]

Resilience Coaching: 29 Helpful Tools and Techniques

It’s a demanding world out there. Adversity in health, family, work, or any area of your life could be right around the corner. Resilience consists [...]


34 Counseling Mistakes That Therapists Should Avoid

Counseling has been used to guide individuals toward new insights and coping mechanisms since the beginning of the 20th century. With its widespread use, it [...]

How Do Coaching, Mentoring, and Counseling Differ?

No matter who you are, we can all do with a helping hand, a shoulder to lean on, or someone to shine a light on [...]

27 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Counseling

Anyone who has had the opportunity to work with a skilled counselor can likely state the personal benefits of the experience. Self-reporting always offers challenges [...]

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Goal Setting in Counseling and Therapy (Incl. Examples)

Goal setting is important for those who want to improve their life. Setting goals helps you remain accountable for the things you want to achieve. [...]

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Child Therapy: 19 Counseling Techniques & Kids’ Activities

Child therapy is not always easy for parents to discuss. With the stigma of mental health, nobody wants their child to “need therapy,” which is [...]


Empathy in Counseling: How to Show Empathetic Understanding

Displaying empathy shows that you, as the counselor, are listening, understanding, and experiencing what the client is sharing. After all, building a complete appreciation of [...]