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Deep Breathing Exercise

Deep Breathing Exercise

Deep breathing is a simple exercise that can be used to manage stress and anxiety. Use this video to help teach and then practice how to use deep breathing. It may be valuable to discuss specific situations that the skill would be helpful for your client. Additionally, plan a specific time for your client to practice deep breathing each day so they'll have experience when they really need it.
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Gratitude Exercises

Gratitude Exercises

Research in positive psychology indicates that those who practice gratitude have lower self-reported levels of depression and stress, and they're more satisfied with their social relationships. Not only that, but the effects can be long-lasting.

This worksheet summarizes a few exercises to help clients begin practicing gratitude. They include journaling, writing a gratitude letter, visiting and expressing thanks to someone who is important, and more.
Related tools: Gratitude Journal
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Taking Therapy off the Couch

Taking Therapy off the Couch

By DR. TERALYN SELL, LPC, CSAC - Published on: June 23, 2013
During the winter in the Midwest United States many clients display depressive symptoms due to inactivity, lack of sunlight and body chemical shifts. As an avid jogger myself, I recognize how my own activity level impacts my mood throughout the seasons. I have taken this information and have applied it to my own therapy practice by way of walking and talking wit...