NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness | State & Local NAMIs

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness | State & Local NAMIs. This is a great resource for people suffering from a mental health issue  and their families.  They provide support groups, trainings and resources.  Check them out today! Read more »

Time out or Self Soothing

ver the years, I have taught numerous people  to cool down with Time Out.  Time Out is a way to calm the body and mind down so you do not say or do anything you regret.  You “enlarge the thought box.” which disappears once we dump adrenaline into our system. I was reading some of […] Read more »

A Dating Exercise In Challenging Our Notions of Others

read this while researching for ideas to help clients write an attractive dating profiles.  This post made me think back to when I was in college.  When I was in college, I would go out dancing with friends.  I always felt sorry for guys.  They had to walk up to a group of women – […] Read more »

Great Quit Smoking App on Google Play

any people have a hard time quitting smoking.  It is not much fun,and they don’t see what the great reward is, except that they may live a few more years.  Feeling that badly, that does not seem like a good deal.  This app allows someone trying to quit to have an idea of more tangible […] Read more »

Cognitive Diary CBT Self-Help – Android Apps on Google Play

ere is a great app for you to try!  A client asked for a cognitive journal app so he did not have to carry paper everywhere.  I did not think one existed and was thinking of how to build one, when I found this one.  It has wonderful prompts for you to catch the thought […] Read more »

Don’t Believe Everything You Think | SMART Recovery®

ere is a super link of an article from Smart Recovery.  I have had clients that want to stay sober, but AA does not work for them for whatever reason.  This is a cognitive  based program that emphasizes choice and self control.  This is for abstinence only program – not moderate drinking.  They have all […] Read more »

Great Book for Anxious Kids

Here is a great book to help kids not worry so much.  It is based on Cognitive-Behavioral and done in a great way that kids can understand! Jerry Wilde  is an excellent author of this fun book.  He also has books for stress management, anger and depression.  His books address the actual thought process to […] Read more »