Therapy Exercises

Here you will find articles containing exercises, activities, and interventions to use in your client coaching or therapy sessions.

Systematic desensitization

Systematic Desensitization Steps: 13 Techniques & Worksheets

Systematic desensitization is used to treat extreme aversions through a combination of graded exposure and relaxation. It is an evidence-based behavioral intervention that is focused [...]

Role-play scripts

Role Play in Therapy: 21 Scripts & Examples for Your Session

Role-play has multiple uses related to mental wellness and therapy. It is a technique that doesn’t require any costumes or makeup, and it is a [...]

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 [...]

ACT Techniques

ACT Therapy Techniques: 14+ Interventions for Your Sessions

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is one of the third wave of mindfulness-based cognitive-behavioral therapies and has accumulated a huge scientific evidence base demonstrating its [...]

Grounding tools tecniques

7 Best Grounding Tools and Techniques to Manage Anxiety

Sweaty palms, racing heart, and erratic thoughts – feeling anxious can be debilitating and overwhelming. Once we recognize the experience and when it happens, we [...]

Problem solving therapy

10 Best Problem-Solving Therapy Worksheets & Activities

Humans are excellent problem-solvers, born with an innate ability to find solutions to day-to-day challenges. Cognitive science tells us that we regularly face not only [...]

Miracle Question

How to Use the Miracle Question in Therapy: 3 Examples

Is the miracle question as good as it sounds? Well, possibly. For the therapist, the intervention has the power to explore clients’ hidden resources and [...]

ACT Group Therapy

How to Apply ACT in Group Therapy: 3 Workshop Activities

Offering Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in groups benefits participants by providing support when clients realize they are not alone with their struggles. Working in [...]

Marketing for Therapists

Marketing for Therapists: 10 Strategies to Grow Your Practice

To be successful and run a thriving practice, therapists need to be strategic with their marketing. Over the last 10 years, it has become increasingly [...]

Schema therapy in practice

Schema Therapy in Practice: 12 Worksheets & Techniques

Schema Therapy promises to help clients deal with psychological problems that have failed to respond to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The treatment aims to reduce symptoms [...]