Top Tips When You Run Out of Teletherapy Ideas | Social Work & Mental Health

Many mental health professionals are continuing to work in order to provide care to many people, including new clients as a result of COVID-19 related anxiety. Going on month four of teletherapy has led myself to reach for more activities and therapeutic ideas when working with children. With months of teletherapy, the activities that were... 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 →

Engaging Clients at the Intake Session | Set the Tone for Treatment

With experience and practice, better understanding on the ins and outs of conducting an intake session, and overall confidence with clients, the clinician will be able to form their own practice style. It's important that we recognize everyone has their own style, so long it abides by ethical and legal evidence based standards. During intake... Continue Reading →

Grad School Reflections from an MSW Student

My first semester of grad school is over! Tomorrow, I am making up an absence for my field placement, but after that, it is officially done! In May 2019, I graduated with my Bachelor of Science in Social Work, and began an Advanced Standing program to graduate with my Master of Social Work in May... Continue Reading →

Therapy Games: Jenga DIY Edition

When working with children in therapy, play therapy is often intertwined into the sessions in order to keep kiddos engaged and entertained, while also taking away something of value. There are websites that sell specific therapy games, but these can be on the more expensive side. A cheaper alternative is to purchase or use already-owned... Continue Reading →

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