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Tis the season for eggnogs, Christmas trees, overcrowded malls, holiday parties and spending quality time with your loved ones. Whether you're in private practice or working for an agency, the Therapist Planner is a must have! Remember the Secret Santa that your job is...

As many of you may know, October is National Bullying Awareness Month. I wanted to share some facts regarding bullying, but also share some simple strategies to help your teen through the process. In Merriam-Webster, bullying is defined as abuse or mistreatment of some...

As therapists, we spend a lot of time teaching our clients about self-care and creating a balanced life that we often forget to practice what we preach. Many therapists go into the helping profession and forget to create boundaries around their own well-being. 

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According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, African Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the general population Common mental health disorders among African Americans include:

  • Major depression

  • ...

In honor of Sexual Abuse Awareness Month, I created a list of books on trauma that every therapist should have in their library. Feel free to click on the link to order your books! Enjoy and share with your colleagues. 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I am appreciative for shows like "13 Reasons Why". This show really puts into perspective the challenges our teens are facing. A lot of our teens are dealing with sexual assault, self-harm, suicide, cyberbullying, depression, poor self image, parent/child conflict, etc...

I know you are probably thinking "There is nothing wrong with my daughter" or "How do I know my daughter needs to see a therapist?" or "My daughter tells me everything, we don't need someone else in her business". I know many parents may be hesitant with having their d...

If you know me well, then you know I love watching documentaries on Netflix. So, I wanted to list a few movies that are empowering girls on NETFLIX. Feel free to watch these movies and share this post with others. 

 1. Girl Rising
 

GIRL RISING is stories of 9 girls from...

Reading the Bible can be overwhelming for some teenagers, so I decided to share some resources you can find on YOUVERSION Bible App and it's FREE!!!!! Bible plans are really great when you're looking to read a particular topic in the Bible or even if you're looking to...

 I was invited to speak at a college and career planning event to youths on Networking and Career Building in June. The teens loved the information and I thought it would be helpful to share with some of my readers on here. 

With teens, you always want to start wit...

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