Therapists use tools and resources in our practice to facilitate creative work. Creating your own products can help the clients you specifically work with.
Treatment for hoarding is usually a long term process as behaviours are ingrained and insight into the negative aspects of hoarding is often limited.
A business plan should be written to encourage you to take action on developing business aspects including resourcing, marketing, and financial planning.
Creating templates for your marketing resources can save you time, money, and effort. It can also help you create a consistent message about your therapy practice brand.
Therapy can help families understand the dynamics within the family and gain an understanding of how each member identifies themselves within the family.
Fertility issues can create a multitude of difficult experiences and emotions for people that arise in the pre-pregnancy stage and post-pregnancy stage.
For an art therapist, a sales funnel is the process from the time your potential client finds your practice through to their first appointment.
Planning social media involves mapping the content you want to create to promote your art therapy business, and developing a schedule to post your content.
Clients who self-harm can use art therapy as a process of expression through building tangible forms of personally held thoughts and emotions.
In this viewpoint the author makes a case for developing a clear and concise definition of art therapy that can be adopted by art therapists working across a spectrum of theoretical frameworks.
Whether you’re an art therapist with a private practice or looking to improve your productivity as a therapist working within the mental health field, planning your year has some significant benefits.
Research indicates that 1 in 10 women may experience depressive symptoms during the postpartum period. Many more will experience a spectrum of negative emotions during this period.
If you find yourself with no clients booked for appointments, don’t panic! This is the time to regroup and create a strategy that get you through the slow period.
Finding new clients can be stressful as you need to undertake some marketing techniques with a business mindset. This requires a sales orientated mindset to market your business to the public.
As we becoming reliant on websites, software, and networks, we are also generating a lot of accounts and passwords. No longer can we only use a pen and paper to remember a handful of passwords.
Your art therapy space should serve your purposes as well as your clients to be able to access art products, easily clean up, and allow enough space for complex projects if necessary.
Index cards can be used as a passive tool where the client uses a prompt included on the card, or index cards can be more active where the client uses the card itself to create their own artwork.
To understand self requires an exploration of social influences, personal experience and the effect of relationships when an individual’s personality is being developed.
As a therapist, you need to record financial information about your practice that will determine your tax obligations and provide you with details about the financial health of your therapy practice.
The use of practice management software has become increasingly popular over the past few years and there has been an influx of new software providers releasing practice management software.
Both shame and guilt are linked with judgment about ourselves and from others. To combat our own feelings of judgment, we need to develop the ability to extend compassion to ourselves.
Psychoeducation encompasses a wide range of activities that educates your client about their psychological experiences and the avenues of therapeutic treatment available to them.
Included in this blog post is a list of 10 Psychology podcasts, along with a recommended episode from each podcast to get you started.
Fatigue is considered as a diminished physical or mental capacity. As fatigue develops, an individual is likely to make errors of judgment due to the disruption of attention that fatigue causes.
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