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20+ Counseling Themes in Inside Out

20+ Counseling Themes in Inside Out

Counselors near and far have been excited for the arrival of Disney Pixar’s movie Inside Out. Disney’s movie, about a girl who is forced to leave her friends and life as she knows it behind to move across the country for her dad’s new job, is a gold mine for helping...
18 Coping Skills: Strategies for Children and Teens

18 Coping Skills: Strategies for Children and Teens

Coping skills have been a pretty popular topic for discussion over on The Helpful Counselor Facebook Page. So many great ideas were shared that I thought it would be a good to write a coping skills blog post to have them in one place. 🙂 Here are some of the great...
Emotional Baggage – Free Printable

Emotional Baggage – Free Printable

It can be very difficult for children (and adults) to let go of past hurts. Hanging onto negative thoughts and feelings towards others can make us feel isolated and overwhelmed by negative emotions. Many of my students hang onto a lot of “emotional...
20 Tips to Reduce School Anxiety

20 Tips to Reduce School Anxiety

Tears, screaming, kids running for the door…yup, it’s the beginning of a new school year! So what can you do to reduce school anxiety and help your students transition more smoothly into the new school year? To answer this question I am borrowing from the Circle of...
Free Anger Management Printable Activity

Free Anger Management Printable Activity

Anger management can be difficult for many children. Engaging students in a hands-on activity is a great way to redirect their focus. Coloring and cutting out the following Anger Gage is a productive diversion that allows the child to validate how they are feeling, as...

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