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November 1, 2017

Strategies for Managing Negative Attention Seeking

STOP, DROP, ROLL and CONNECT I want to share a few helpful strategies I have found useful in managing negative attention seeking children. These are the children that push our buttons. They do what they can to sabotage yours or the group’s focus, and it’s frustrating. I am talking about the kids that whine, tattle tell, […]

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August 16, 2017

5 Ways to Use Lunch Bags in Counseling and Therapy

school counseling crafts: lunch bags.

Following the positive response of “Five Ways To Use Tissue Boxes in Counseling,” I wanted to share additional ways I use crafts in my therapy practice. Because brown lunch bags are inexpensive, easily accessible, and inspire creativity, they have been my go to for child play therapy.  I have narrowed down my list of therapeutic […]

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March 6, 2017

5 Ways to Use Tissue Boxes in School Counseling

5 ways to use tissue boxes in school counseling

  Inspired by reading Counselor Keri’s “Five Ways To Use Coffee Filters In School Counseling,” I excitedly went through my resources and office supplies to create and share 5 ways counselors can use tissue boxes in counseling. The recycled tissue boxes below can be used both as craft projects and/or therapeutic tools in groups and individual […]

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