Tag Archives: depression

One of the best (and easiest) ways of helping ourselves.

Throughout my many years of counseling I have found that, especially over the past 10 years, people are going outside less and less.  There are many reasons for this.   Look at the modern “conveniences” we now have: shopping in our … Continue reading

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On Line Counseling

Online therapy is growing rapidly. The Internet is not just for chatting with friends and relatives anymore. Continue reading

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When your concerned about your child’s mental health.

Sometimes as parents, we don’t always know when our child needs help that as a parent, they may not can give them.  Are you a parent who is concerned that it might be time to seek counseling for a child? … Continue reading

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A therapist shares his thoughts on life…

A college of mine who is also an excellent writer shares his experiences and thoughts to help others achieve happiness and live your own “Thrive Life”.   From humorous to insightful look on life, goals and achieving your own happiness. … Continue reading

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Self Help Tips to help yourself feel better.

 Are you feeling down or depressed?  Maybe your currently having some difficulties in your life that you are preoccupied with and possibly letting yourself worry or obsesses about them.  The following ideas and tips could make you start seeing things … Continue reading

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What to tell your children.

December 15, 2012 Lisa Patterson LPC LMHC NCC & Registered Play Therapist Child’s Play Counseling Services On Friday, December 14, 2012  I had a very busy schedule at my contract job. It was not until after work that I was … Continue reading

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Childhood behavioral disorders

Have you ever wondered what is “normal” vs. what isn’t when it comes to the children you care for?  This is is a power point presentation (made into a short video) which I conducted for a group of foster parents. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgivings

Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths.  At whatever straws we must grasp, there is always a time for gratitude and new beginnings.  ~J. Robert Moskin

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Part II, Play Therapy for the High School Counselor

This is the second part of a workshop I presented last year at the annual Alabama Counseling Association’s annual conference.  It’s Play Therapy, part II, for the school counselor grades 7th – 12th.

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Make the effort to get what you want

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