Category Archives: Clinical Supervision

Therapeutic Word of the Day

In therapy, I learned a term that stuck with me: flooded. When someone is yelling and attacking you or misinterpreting you, you are allowed to say “Stop, I’m flooded. I can’t hear you anymore. Your words aren’t landing.” It means … Continue reading

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Social Workers

One of the hardest yet most vital actions social workers can take is to step back and allow crossover youth, their families, and their communities take the lead in voicing what is best for them, Gilbreath says. “Those closest to … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs

Do you have any business advice for young entrepreneurs? One of the biggest lessons in life, love, and entrepreneurship is that there is no linear path. Our journey has been steeped in road blocks, U-turns and dead ends. Give yourself … Continue reading

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How to Help Kids cope With Stress

Make a zen list. Knowing thier go -to soothers is a great life skill for children.. Encourage your kids to come up with things that make them feel calm, like listening to music or petting the cat. Then when you … Continue reading

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Mother’s Rules

I am religious and generally conservative. A good friend who is a “free spirit” commented on the fact that I do not allow my son, 24, and his longtime girlfriend to sleep together in my house, saying this could contribute … Continue reading

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