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20 Things You Can Say to Help an Angry Child

20 Things You Can Say to Help an Angry Child

So what do you say to an angry child? Does it matter if the child is your client, student, or your own offspring? Do you find yourself reacting differently depending on who is in emotional distress? It really shouldn’t matter, but all too often it does. I speak...
New Counseling Games and Activities + Coping Skills Freebie

New Counseling Games and Activities + Coping Skills Freebie

Well, summer is in full swing and I’ve been busy finishing some of my projects that got pushed to the back burner during this past school year. I’m super excited to use my new games and activities next year!!! You can check them out below. Don’t...
Counseling, Coping Skills, and Crocheting: OH MY!

Counseling, Coping Skills, and Crocheting: OH MY!

How are you with practicing self-care? Do you take the time to recharge your batteries or do you give and give until you pass out from sheer exhaustion? People who take care of others are sometimes the worst practitioners of self-care. We get into the business of...
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...
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...

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