Articles for Mental Health Professionals
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CAUTION: THE ARTICLES BELOW ARE FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS WITH SPECIALIZED TRAINING IN CLINICAL WORK WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.
Creative CBT Interventions for Children with Anxiety by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-SStrategies for supporting children who have experienced relational and developmental trauma to identify, label, express, and regulate their feelings by Dr. Karen Treisman
Get Moving: Therapy for Active Children by Kimberly Bartlett, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S
Bringing Your Child To Therapy: Tips For Parents by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S
Treating Problems of Dysregulation Through the Targeted Use of Creative Interventions by Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S
Creative Strategies for the Treatment of Anger by Diane E Frey, Ph.D, RPT-S
Understanding and Treating the Sexually Acting Out Child by Mistie Barnes, M.Ed., LPC-S, RPT-S, and Juliet Fortino, MC, LPC, RPT-S
Marketing Lessons for Mental Health Professionals by David P. Diana, LPC, NCC
Ten “Not So Obvious” Steps To Marketing Success by David P. Diana
Creative Interventions for Children of Divorce by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S
Anxiety in Children by Dr. Susan Carter, Ph.D, LP
Being Creative When Children Clam Up by David A. Crenshaw, Ph.D., ABPP
Harnessing the Power of Play: Opportunities for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders by Sonia Mastrangelo, PhD
Empirically-Informed Play Therapy Interventions by Sueann G. Kenney-Noziska, MSW, LISW,
Creative Interventions for Children, Youth, and Families by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, CPT-S
All In The Family: Using Play with Families by Greg Lubimiv, MSW, CPT-S
The Resolution Scrapbook as an Aid in the Treatment of Traumatized Children by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, CPT-S
Managing Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue" by Heather M. Helm, PhD, LPC, RPT-S
Dynamic Duo: Combining Bibliotherapy with Play Therapy Techniques by Phyllis Hasty, MSW, LICSW, RPT-S
Jungian Sandplay Therapy by Barbara A. Turner, PhD, CST-T, RPT-S
The Power of Worlds in the Playroom by Theresa Fraser, MA, CYW, CPT
Incorporating Expressive Arts Techniques Into the Treatment of Adolescent Self-Injury by Amie C. Myrick, MS, LGPC
PhotoTherapy Techniques: Exploring the Secrets of Personal Snapshots and Family Albums by Judy Weiser, R. Psych., A.T.R.
Building Resilience in Young Children by Tom Lottman
The Influence of Play Therapy on Classroom Management by Christopher Conley
Integrating Motivational Interviewing and Other Treatment Modalities: Moving At-Risk Adolescents Towards Change by Lisa S. Hanks, MS, LGPC, CAC-AD
Creative Family Therapy Techniques: Play and Art-Based Activities to Assess and Treat Families by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S and Trudy Post Sprunk, LMFT-S, LPC-S, RPT-S, PTI-S
Determining Treatment Options for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems by Diana Garza Louis
Ways to Explain Play Therapy to Parents by Amy Wickstrom
Social Media Marketing for Mental Health Professionals by Phyllis Zimbler Miller
Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Trauma by Caelan Kuban
Play and Art Therapy Interventions for Gender Nonconforming Children and Their Families by Bonnie Thomas, LCSW
The Four Principles of Stress Management by Michael Senko
Using Therapeutic Moving Stories in the Sandtray by Susanne Carroll Duffy, Psy.D., RPT-S
Creative Interventions to Assess Children and Families by Liana Lowenstein
Addiction is a Family Problem by Kristine Hitchens
Fillial Therapy by Risë VanFleet, Ph.D., RPT-S
The Play of Children: Lessening Stress and Increasing Self-Control by Dr. Robert Brooks
Tips for Collecting Payment by Tamara Suttle
A Playful Approach to Treating Autism Spectrum Disorders by Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S
Explaining Medication to Children by Gary Yorke
Understanding and Supporting Children Living with Parental Mental Illness: Eight Key Lessons for Therapists Michelle D. Sherman, Ph.D.
4 Tips to Help Align With Parents In Child/Play Therapy by Stephanie Ann Adams.
Creative Ways to Teach Deep Breathing to Kids by Kim Peterson, MA, LPC-S, RPT
Introducing Yoga into the Lives of Teens by Laurie McPherson
Heart of Play Therapist by Cherie L. Sephar
Game-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: A Model for Treating Elementary School Aged Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Craig Springer & Justin R. Misurell
Do You Accept Every Referral? I Don’t by Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW
Engaging Difficult Clients by Lynn Grodzki, LCSW, MCC
Resilience and Posttraumatic Growth: A Comparison by Caelan Kuban and William Steele
Tips for Working with Children of Divorce Excerpted from Cory Helps Kids Cope with Divorce by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S
DSMV: Implications for Children and Adolescents by Kim VanderDussen
Understanding and Helping Children who Dissociate: Tips for Therapists by Liana Lowenstein
Some of the Most Controversial Issues in Psychology by The Zur Institute
De-stress: You Have the Power to Reset by Kay Trotter
Playful Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy With Traumatized Children by Angela M. Cavett, Ph.D., L.P., RPT-S
Trauma-Focused Therapy Stories By Pat Pernicano.
Rethinking Self-Care: Everyday Micro Practices : By Ashley Davis Bush.
How to Help Grieving Families : Tips from Bereaved Parents By Helen Carroll.
Group Ice Breakers By Liana Lowenstein, M.S.W.
10 Impacts of Substance Addiction on Children: Kim Peterson.
Reading List on Child and Play Therapy by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S
Assessment Activities by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S (This article is for those who have attended Liana Lowenstein's recent workshop and it is password protected)
Sexual Abuse Trauma Assessment Activities by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S (This article is for those who have attended Liana Lowenstein's recent workshop and it is password protected)
Cory Helps Kids Cope with Grief by Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S (This story and activity book is for those who attended Liana Lowenstein's recent workshop and it is password protected)
Ali's Story (This story is for those who attended Liana Lowenstein's recent workshop and it is password protected)
The Zebra’s Funeral (This story is for those who attended Liana Lowenstein's recent workshop and it is password protected)
Creative CBT Interventions for Children with Anxiety (This is for those who have attended Liana Lowenstein's recent workshop and it is password protected)