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What is Recreational Therapy? – Your Complete Guide to Understanding the Application and Benefits of Recreational Therapy in Your Psychology Practice

Sometimes the best forms of therapy are those that make us feel good. Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and mental health counseling all play important roles in helping individuals recover from and manage physical and emotional issues that are impeding their quality of life. These interventions utilize proven techniques that are administered by trained and licensed…
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Counselor Salary: How Much Do Counselors Make?

If you are considering a career in counseling, your paycheck is probably at least a little way down the list of things you are thinking about. You’re the kind of empathetic, caring, considerate person who is mostly in the game to help other people who are struggling. You probably already do that for friends and…
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Psychologist vs Psychiatrist: What’s the Difference?

Many people see all the “psych” in the words and immediately want to know what's the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist? They sound the same, they look kind of the same, they play similar roles in movies and TV. But when you are choosing a career in mental health, or trying to find…
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Psychologist vs Therapist: What’s the Difference?

To the average person on the street, there might not seem to be any difference at all between a psychologist vs a therapist. You show up, you tell them your problems, they talk to you about them, and you come away with a deeper understanding of yourself and some actionable insights into your internal and…
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How to Help Your Patients Cope During the Pandemic

The question of how to cope with the pandemic has been a big one for everyone over the past year. But it’s been a particularly difficult one for counseling psychologists. Not only have they had to deal with their own difficulties and anxieties, but they’ve also had to be the big shoulders for their patients.…
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Top 5 Police Reform Priorities Social Workers are Promoting

As if the psychological health and well-being of the American public wasn’t already impacted enough by the COVID-19 pandemic, the June murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis set off a simmering pile of racial and social justice issues. Probably primed by extended periods of isolation and growing unemployment, the unrest burst into open protest in…
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