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Therapy Activities

Tools and Resources for Children's Socio-Emotional Learning
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✨Rounding out this series of “things I’m learning about inter generational trauma” is the importance of a child feeling their presence is welcomed, enjoyed and something people delight in. ✨As you can imagine, not having this experience breeds feelings of unworthiness and. For those working with children, could we try giving bursts of delight when we see our students walk into the room? It could be a cheerful welcome, affirmation or saying “I’ve been looking forward to this all day!”
Now that I work with an older age demographic, I have been so proud to see some of my teens entering the college phase of their life. For some, nothing can quite prepare them for the transition to college. I have come up with some tips from working with my teens!

Therapy Tips

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Holidays

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The school year is quickly coming to a close and it is important to take the time with your student to reflect on all the strange, good and bad from this past year. Here are my check-in prompts I use with my students. You can use them in conversation with your child or have it be a group activity in a classroom with a worksheet I created
Thumball is my kids’ favorite to break the ice and get to know each other better! Fun for one on one settings and also in a group or classroom!

Building Rapport

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Fun holiday themed SEL building worksheet for kids!
Have you ever had the thought “I don’t know the word for exactly what I’m feeling.” Words are powerful because they give the ability to express what we are experiencing. Building an emotional vocabulary when young aides us in conveying what we are experiencing to our caregivers, coaches, teachers, doctors, etc. Here are a few fun ways to build emotional vocabulary with your child or student!

Emotional Literacy

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It’s about that time of year where the excitement to start school may have started to wear off for some our kiddos. Mornings feel incredibly hectic and every day feels like a scramble right up until drop off. Before school mornings become the most dreaded part of your day (or maybe it already is), here are some helpful tips that could maybe make them a bit more bearable. For me, structure and preventative measures are the keys to a successful morning.
Nov. 1st marked the start of Native American History Month. This is a massively important month that honors the achievements, history, culture, and contributions of Native Americans. Just like every occasion that marks, highlights, and honors the amazing humanity of ourselves and the humans that walk into our office, it’s an opportunity to celebrate! Not sure how? Use some of these ideas to help get you started.

Family Therapy

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This worksheet is for those who want to try Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with their student but have found it a bit difficult concept for them to grasp. I came up with this worksheet at the beginning of my therapy journey and have found it to be very useful!
Helpful Healer | LCSW, PPS on Instagram: “Why are affirmations so important? 🌿They help challenge those pesky negative thoughts that creep into our minds all too often. 🌿They…”

Anxiety

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Fun craft building positive self-talk and self-esteem in kids

Self-Esteem

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Helpful Healer | LCSW, PPS on Instagram: "Some of my clients’ favorite affirmations when we are doing trauma therapy 🦋"

Coping Skills

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Helpful Healer | LCSW, PPS on Instagram: "Can’t believe February is almost over! Here is your reminder to take a mindful walk noticing the changes in weather as we head into March! ✨"

Mindfulness

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I have recently been working with a few parents and caregivers on how to manage the chaos that ensues in the morning trying to get their child ready for school. I do not remember exactly where I heard this from but an old adage I have carried with me is a calm morning starts the evening before. I really like giving my parents/caregivers visual schedules to use with their child and found it particularly effective for children with ADHD. Below are examples of a morning and nighttime routine along
ADHD impacts a child’s self-esteem in various ways. Read the blog post to find out how and ways you can help.

ADHD

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Its so important to help our kids process grief and loss in a healthy way. Follow the link for the full post and examples of how to have conversations with your child.
This book is so helpful to talk to kids about grief and losing a loved one. I paired it with an activity as a tangible reminder for kids that their loved one is never far away from them and always in their heart.

Grief activities

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Video Tutorials of Activities

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Morning Affirmations for Kids
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
It’s about that time of year where the excitement to start school may have started to wear off for some our kiddos. Mornings feel incredibly hectic and every day feels like a scramble right up until drop off. Before school mornings become the most dreaded part of your day (or maybe it already is), here are some helpful tips that could maybe make them a bit more bearable. For me, structure and preventative measures are the keys to a successful morning. Morning School, Make School, School Routines, Feelings, Psychotherapy, Helpful Tips, Mornings
Tips for a Smoother Morning Routine
It’s about that time of year where the excitement to start school may have started to wear off for some our kiddos. Mornings feel incredibly hectic and every day feels like a scramble right up until drop off. Before school mornings become the most dreaded part of your day (or maybe it already is), here are some helpful tips that could maybe make them a bit more bearable. For me, structure and preventative measures are the keys to a successful morning.
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
Nov. 1st marked the start of Native American History Month. This is a massively important month that honors the achievements, history, culture, and contributions of Native Americans. Just like every occasion that marks, highlights, and honors the amazing humanity of ourselves and the humans that walk into our office, it’s an opportunity to celebrate! Not sure how? Use some of these ideas to help get you started. Native American Heritage Month, Native American History, Native Americans, Nativity, Honor, Mental Health, Psychology
Honoring Native American Heritage Month
Nov. 1st marked the start of Native American History Month. This is a massively important month that honors the achievements, history, culture, and contributions of Native Americans. Just like every occasion that marks, highlights, and honors the amazing humanity of ourselves and the humans that walk into our office, it’s an opportunity to celebrate! Not sure how? Use some of these ideas to help get you started.
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
Fun holiday themed SEL building worksheet for kids! Worksheets For Kids, Feelings List, Kids Feelings, School Counselor, Let's Pretend
Feelings Pie
Fun holiday themed SEL building worksheet for kids!
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
Honoring Native American Heritage Month
Honoring Native American Heritage Month
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Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
Tips for a Smoother Morning Routine
Tips for a Smoother Morning Routine
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Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
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Celebrating Latine & Hispanic Heritage Month – Helpful Healer
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Family Therapy Activities with Siblings – Helpful Healer
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Grounding Techniques for Trauma – Helpful Healer
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How to Respond When Kids See Us Fight – Helpful Healer
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Summer Bucket List Activity for Kids – Helpful Healer
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Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
I have recently been working with a few parents and caregivers on how to manage the chaos that ensues in the morning trying to get their child ready for school. I do not remember exactly where I heard this from but an old adage I have carried with me is a calm morning starts the evening before. I really like giving my parents/caregivers visual schedules to use with their child and found it particularly effective for children with ADHD. Below are examples of a morning and nighttime routine along Morning Routine Kids, Morning Schedule, After School Routine, Night Time Routine, Evening Routine
Visual Schedules for Morning & Bedtime Routines – Helpful Healer
I have recently been working with a few parents and caregivers on how to manage the chaos that ensues in the morning trying to get their child ready for school. I do not remember exactly where I heard this from but an old adage I have carried with me is a calm morning starts the evening before. I really like giving my parents/caregivers visual schedules to use with their child and found it particularly effective for children with ADHD. Below are examples of a morning and nighttime routine along
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
✨Rounding out this series of “things I’m learning about inter generational trauma” is the importance of a child feeling their presence is welcomed, enjoyed and something people delight in. ✨As you can imagine, not having this experience breeds feelings of unworthiness and. For those working with children, could we try giving bursts of delight when we see our students walk into the room? It could be a cheerful welcome, affirmation or saying “I’ve been looking forward to this all day!” M Learning, Therapy Quotes, Child Therapy, Rounding, Working With Children
Kid Therapy Quote
✨Rounding out this series of “things I’m learning about inter generational trauma” is the importance of a child feeling their presence is welcomed, enjoyed and something people delight in. ✨As you can imagine, not having this experience breeds feelings of unworthiness and. For those working with children, could we try giving bursts of delight when we see our students walk into the room? It could be a cheerful welcome, affirmation or saying “I’ve been looking forward to this all day!”
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist
Helpful Healer | Mental Health Therapist