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6 communication activities for students

This blog focuses on the pros of having good communication skills in a classroom setting and the various communication activities for students. During post-COVID 19 times, where almost everything is taking place online and students have been attending classes from their home and using gadgets...

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Effective communication activities for kids (top 7)

This blog highlights the importance of communication skills for kids and few communication activities for kids that can improve areas of their social life and in their academics as well. Kids tend to carry a lot of innocence in their conversations, with a lack of...

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Top 7 communication activities examples

This blog consists of the basics, importance, and benefits of communication followed by the various examples of communication activities that you could try to enhance aspects of your personal, social and professional life. The various communication activities examples are: Two truths and a lie Card pieces Back...

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9 common techniques used in family counseling

This blog post will take us through the common techniques used in family counseling and how these are used to address conflict within the family. There are various approaches but there are four common ones followed in family counseling are: Bowenian  Structural family therapyNarrative family therapyCognitive...

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The most common reactions to trauma therapist aid

This blog post consists of the most common reactions to trauma, problems that can occur after the experience, and the various techniques and coping strategies one could practice to cope up with the traumatic experience.  The most common reactions to trauma are: Re-experiencing the traumaAvoidance...

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List of Common Intrusive Thoughts (19+)

In this blog, we are going to provide a list of common intrusive thoughts and cover topics like properties, causes of intrusive thoughts, types, differences between nonclinical and clinical intrusive thoughts, and their treatment.  List of common intrusive thoughts In 1993 two psychologists conducted a...

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Basic Attending Skills by Allen Ivey (PDF)

In this article we will look at the book Basic Attending Skills by Allen Ivey. This article also explores why attending skills are important, and what is the purpose of attending skills, especially in counselling. Basic Attending Skills Ivey The fundamental and important abilities of...

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7 Benefits of Closed-ended Questions

In this article we will look at the benefits of closed-ended questions. This article also explores what closed-ended questions are and what are their advantages and disadvantages. 7 Benefits of Closed-ended Questions Here are a few benefits of closed-ended questions: Comparable responsesThey are easier to...

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Benefits of Forgiveness (A Guide + PDF Resources)

In this article, we will look at the benefits of forgiveness. This article also looks at the health benefits of forgiveness, the consequences of holding grudges and ways to let go of resentment. Benefits of Forgiveness Improved interpersonal relationshipsBetter mental healthReduced anxiety, stress, and anger...

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3 Benefits of Open-ended Questions in Counselling

In this article, we will look at the benefits of open-ended questions in counselling and therapy. This article also explores the various types of open-ended questions and tips to form effective open-ended questions. Benefits of Open-ended Questions in Counselling The majority of therapists have been...

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Boundaries By Henry Cloud (A Brief Summary + PDF)

This article looks at the guidelines regarding boundaries in dating, from the Boundaries in Dating PDF book by Henry Cloud. This article will also explore the boundaries in dating, which everyone should know about before entering into a serious committed relationship.  Boundaries By Henry Cloud...

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Boundaries (A Guide + PDF)

In this article, we will look at the concept of boundaries and how you can create your very own set of healthy boundaries. This article also explores the types of boundaries and the importance of each type of boundary. What Are Boundaries? Boundaries are guidelines,...