Book Review: Attached

Contributed by: Lauren Moore, LCSWA Attached, written by Amir Levine, M.D., and Rachel Heller, M.A., is a popular book amongst both therapists and clients. In this book, research expanded upon John Bowlby’s attachment theory is explained in a digestible format to help...

Book Review: More Than a Body

Contributed by: Ellen Herbert, LCSW While the wave of body positivity messages from influencers, celebrities and fitness gurus has been refreshing and certainly is a well-intentioned improvement from one-size (literally) fits all beauty standards of the past, Drs....

Unpacking Therapy Clichés: Pet Therapy

Written by: Amy Gregor, MSW, LCSW In recent years, you may have noticed that more places are incorporating pet therapy into their services. You may have seen this during a hospital stay, at your therapist’s office, the dentist, at your grandparent’s...

Unpacking Therapy Clichés: Using “I” Statements

Written by: Perrin Jones, MA, LCMHCA, NCC, MT-BC Effective communication skills are crucial to cultivating healthy relationships with others. We can work to be mindful of how both our nonverbal communication skills like body language as well as verbal communication...

Unpacking Therapy Clichés: Spending Time in Nature

By Lauren Moore, LCSWA In North Carolina, we are already up to 80-degree weeks here in June. School is starting to let out, and it is almost officially summertime! Now more than ever, you may hear a therapist (and parent) often say “go outside!” to improve your day....