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Books about feelings
Aug 05

Lessons and Books About Feelings

By Laura Driscoll | Social Emotional Skills

Children’s picture books are the perfect way to introduce different social emotional skills. One of the first social emotional learning standards is teaching students to identify feelings. These four books are my favorite for showing students that we all have a range of feelings and all feelings are okay.There are affiliate links in this post. […]

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In my heart review and companion activities
Apr 17

In My Heart: Feelings Activities

By Laura Driscoll | Group Counseling , Individual Counseling , Social Emotional Skills

Identifying feelings and understanding feelings is an essential social-emotional skill. This is always where I would start in counseling and where most social-emotional curriculums begin. If a student can’t identify how they feel, it’s awfully hard to manage those feelings.  While we don’t have a shortage of feelings activities or books on feelings, I think In […]

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Mar 31

CBT Activities for Kids: How to Explain Thoughts and Feelings

By Laura Driscoll | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy , Individual Counseling

I’m often asked how to incorporate CBT activities (cognitive behavioral therapy) in school counseling and if it’s really a fit for school counselors. Are school counselors even allowed to use CBT? 100% yes. CBT activities use a short-term evidence-based approach. It’s a match made in heaven. Well, where do I even start? You start with showing students […]

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