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Jul 19

Teaching Kids to Tame Negative Thinking

By Laura Driscoll | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy , Individual Counseling

No school counselor would say that negative thinking is their top referral concern. BUT if you really stop for a second, isn’t it? Aren’t your little worriers filling their head with negative self-talk?  Isn’t anger often the result of some quick (automatic) negative thoughts?Just like building a student’s awareness of their feelings, it is important […]

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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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