an image showing three inset circles. The inner wheel is basic emotions- happy, sad, disgust, etc- the middle circle contains feeling words- despair, disappointment, awe, etc. The outer circle contains words that describe a sensation that someone might feel in their body if they were feeling the corresponding emotion.

Emotion-Sensation Feeling Wheel – Therapy Resource

What is the Emotion-Sensation Feeling Wheel? It’s an adaptation of the “feelings wheel” that many therapists and educators use to help people learn to better recognize and name their emotions- But my take is a little different: the outer circle of this feeling wheel swaps emotion-names for descriptions of the physical sensations that often accompany…

Therapy: Expectation vs. Reality Poster-Sized PDF

Raise your hand if you’d like Hollywood’s version of a breakthrough Most of us won’t get a big “✨ !✨” moment of realization that forever changes our life moving forward. And that’s ok! That’s not how our brains are wired to change. Real change comes slowly, it’s lots and lots of little “ᴏʜ’s” that are…

Reflective Therapy Journal Template – Worksheet

This download is designed for individuals as well as mental health professionals to download and use as a resource. It can be used as a journal template, a print worksheet, or a digital backdrop for tablet-based journaling apps. It’s included below in a few formats, the most colorful of which is specifically designed for helping…

HIPAA Training Flowchart Guide to Calling a Client – Professional Resource

This download includes a PDF file with 2 nearly identical flow charts illustrating the correct way to contact a client or patient while following HIPAA guidelines and protecting patient privacy. One image uses medical terminology (“patient”), while the other uses mental health industries preferred language of “client”. Also included is a full color version using…