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Liana Lowenstein's Eblast
June, 2016


In this issue...
  • Pre-launch discount on new book
  • Articles added to my website
  • Featured technique
  • YouTube video
  • Discount offer of the month
  • Clinical consultation
  • Upcoming workshops
  • Favorite Pins from Pinterest
  • Attention social media enthusiasts!
  • Win a book!
  • Book donation
  • Free eBook
  • Get useful tips and ideas
  • New email address

Pre-launch discount on new book

Creative CBT Interventions for Children with Anxiety: Packed with innovative cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to help practitioners engage, assess, and treat children with a variety of anxiety symptoms and disorders. Therapeutic games, art, stories, and other creative activities address the key components of CBT: Psychoeducation, relaxation, affective expression, cognitive coping, exposure, and parent training. Includes practical strategies for overcoming common clinical challenges plus interventions and handouts for parents. An invaluable resource for mental health practitioners seeking creative ways to make CBT engaging and child-friendly. Geared to children aged 6 to 12. Available September 2016.

Pre-launch discount: Regular Price: $25. Get 20% off with coupon code PC14 (offer valid until September 7, 2016). Buy 4 or more of any of my books and get an extra 10% off! Buy now

If you reside outside of North America, the book will be available in November 2016 from the retailers below:







South Africa:

Other countries:

***If you reside outside of North America and are having difficulty buying my books, please contact me so I can assist you with purchasing options:

Articles added to my website

Read the latest articles added to my web site:

Understanding the Therapeutic Landscape with Pre-Teens and Teens By Lisa Dion.

When Your Child Doesn’t Fit In By Marlo Archer

Featured technique

Add to your repertoire of creative therapeutic interventions. Check out this month’s featured technique on my website: The Heart by Trudy Post Sprunk. Go to and click on: Featured Technique.

YouTube video

Rapport-Building and Check-In Activities: Creative ideas for building therapeutic rapport in the initial session and for re-engaging children in subsequent sessions. Watch this technique come alive on YouTube:

I welcome your feedback on this technique so please post your comments on my YouTube channel. Subscribe to my channel and get announcements on the latest activity.

Discount offer of the month

Davinci Aromatherapy Dough is a self-care must-have. It’s like an aromatherapy stress squeezer but even better. It helps with managing stress and improving focus for therapists and their clients alike. Use it for smooth transitions between clients or between the office and home at the end of the day. Share it with your clients during sessions and send it home with them to be used between visits. Children can also use it as a fidget toy!

This long-lasting dough with aromatherapy scents is a great addition to your therapy toolbox. Custom label options are available. Check it out at and receive 20% off your order with the code “Liana2016”. This offer is good through June 30th, 2016. So act fast!

This is an exclusive offer only available to recipients of Liana’s newsletter!

Clinical consultation

Get expert guidance on your most challenging cases. I offer clinical consultation in person, by phone, or on Skype. $150 for one hour or $125/hour if you pay for six sessions. Or do it with a colleague and each pay $75/hour.

Upcoming Workshops

July 7, 2016: Toronto, Ontario
Topic: Engagement, Assessment, and Treatment Planning
Further info:

August 10, 2016: Toronto, Ontario
Topic: Creative Interventions for Bereaved Children and Children of Divorce
Further info:

September 22-23, 2016: Des Moines, Iowa
Topic Day 1: Innovative Evidence-Based Interventions for Traumatized Children
Topic Day 2: Creative Family Therapy Techniques
Further info: Iowa Association for Play Therapy

September 24, 2016: Toronto, Ontario
Topic: Creative Evidence-Based Techniques for Traumatized Children
Further info:

October 6, 2016: Louisville, Kentucky
Topic: Creative CBPT Interventions for Children with Anxiety
Further info:

December 5, 2016: Toronto, Ontario
Topic: I Don’t Wanna Talk About It: Engaging Resistant Children, Youth, and Families in Therapy
Further info: Leading Edge Seminars

February 23-24, 2017: Honolulu, Hawaii
Topic Day 1: Creative Interventions for Troubled Children and Families
Topic Day 2: Creative Interventions for Sexually Abused and Traumatized Children
Further info: Hawaii Association for Play Therapy

March 6-7, 2017: Southern California
Topic: TBA
Further info: California Association for Play Therapy

March 2018: Speaking Tour in New Zealand and Australia
Topics and Dates To Be Announced in 2017

***Special offer: Organize a workshop for your agency or training event and get 10% off my regular speaking fee. For topics, rates, and availability contact me at: (Tel) 416-575-7836 (Email)

Favorite pins from Pinterest

Pinterest is an AMAZING way to get great ideas! Here are some of my favorite Pins from Pinterest:

Using Games in Therapy. To access this go to my Pinterest page and click on Play Therapy and Counseling:

Strategies to Deal with Challenging and Attention Seeking Behavior. To access this go to my Pinterest page and click on Parenting:

Follow me on Pinterest and get great ideas! Simply go to my Pinterest page and click “Follow” on the boards that interest you:

Attention social media enthusiasts!

Are you a mental health practitioner who enjoys using Facebook, Twitter, and other forms of social media? I’m hiring someone two hours per week to assist with social media marketing. You must have excellent writing and interpersonal skills and be social media savvy. Work in the comfort of your own home. $20/hour, two hours per week. Send cover letter and resume under subject: Social Media Assistant

Win a book!

If you are reading this, first of all, THANK-YOU! I truly appreciate your interest in my newsletter and your support of my work. As a small token of my gratitude, each newsletter will offer my subscribers the chance to win any one of my books. Entries must be received by June 20, 2016, and you can only enter once. The winner will be contacted by email and announced on my Facebook page and Youtube Channel. To enter the draw, simply send an email with your name and mailing address under subject “WIN” to: Good luck!

Book donation

Are you teaching a workshop at a conference on child or family therapy? Include an activity from one of my books in your presentation and I will donate a book for a door prize. Send an email with your name and mailing address under subject “Book Donation for Workshop” to:

Free eBook

Favorite Therapeutic Activities for Children, Adolescents, and Families: Practitioners Share Their Most Effective Interventions is a creative collection of assessment and treatment techniques developed by some of my colleagues. You can download this eBook at no charge by clicking here

Get useful tips and ideas

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Copyright 2016 by Liana Lowenstein


Liana Lowenstein, MSW