Putting Your Negative Thoughts On Trial: A CBT Technique

Negative or unhelpful thoughts can perpetuate harmful beliefs we hold about ourselves and our lives. This can be the basis for continuing to feel upsetting emotions, including depression and anxiety. Before we dive into some proven cognitive behavior strategies to reduce these thinking patterns, a disclaimer: Negative thinking can certainly be unhelpful and continue cycles... Continue Reading →

5-4-3-2-1: A Grounding Practice

Mindfulness is an essential practice for working through trauma, anxiety, and other intense emotions. There are many practices under this umbrella, but today, we're going to focus on one practice in particular, 5-4-3-2-1. To break it down, this grounding practice includes all 5 senses. Through engaging our senses, it allows our emotions to be grounded... Continue Reading →

Terminating in Social Work: 2 Pathways for Ending Therapy

Terminating in social work happens for many reasons, including the client not engaging in services, being referred out to another agency, or the client reaching all treatment goals and no longer requiring services. Ideally, termination is a gradual process, but in the field of social work, ideals may not always occur. Before we discuss the... Continue Reading →

Ep. 7 The Social Work Student’s Guide to Field Education | The Thought Bubble Podcast

Welcome to The Thought Bubble Podcast! In today's episode, we are talking about all things field placement and field education. If you are a BSW or MSW student, this is the space for you to obtain some tips and wisdom from myself (a soon-to-be MSW grad). I truly hope you can take away some key... Continue Reading →

The Impact of COVID-19 on Social Work Practice & Education | The Thought Bubble Podcast

Today we have a shorter discussion on recent changes brought about by COVID-19, as well as various adjustments that occur when working from home & conducting teletherapy remotely. As an MSW student, I also talk briefly about the impact this pandemic has had on social work education, and the recent CSWE decision to decrease required... Continue Reading →

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