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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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Help children change their negative thinking with sequences counseling activities for small group counseling or individual counseling.
Jan 15

Helping Children Challenge Negative Thinking

By Laura Driscoll | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy , Group Counseling , Individual Counseling

Children, just like adults, are prone to negative thinking. Their negative thinking can lead them to be avoidant, have meltdowns, get into fights, and take other negative actions. The concept of thoughts can be a little abstract for children. Certainly more difficult to understand than feelings and behaviors.  When helping children change their thinking, I make […]

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Kids eating lunch
Aug 27

Scheduling Small Group Counseling in 8 Steps

By Laura Driscoll | Group Counseling

One of your primary responsibilities as a school counselor or psychologist is small group counseling. I use these groups to respond to specific student needs that pop up, to reinforce social-emotional learning, or to provide Tier 2 interventions. Developing activities for these groups presents its own challenges. However, organizing these groups was always my biggest struggle. Finding students, getting permission, scheduling […]

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