Mental health activities
This self respect lesson includes activities and printables. It can be used by teachers or guidance counselors in whole group or small group settings. I use it for a girls' group. It works well with character education programs. Includes 22 page interact
Tree of Strength (Creativity in Therapy) - This art therapy directive helps clients to identify their personal strengths, coping skills, and supportive people to get through a difficult time. Great creative activity for mental health or trauma treatment, in individual therapy or group therapy.
Therapeutic dream catchers! Steps: 1) draw/pattern of dream catcher 2) decorate dream catcher 3) have the child write out negative emotions, triggers, or experiences. 4) trap the negative thoughts/triggers/emotions 5)have the child circle the dream catcher with strengths, positive traits, activities, and other things/people the client loves. #cbt #therapy #kids #socialwork #intervention #cpst #counseling #ecmh #therapist
Activity for getting to know new clients & Exploring Issues of Self-Concept Have child sort based on how they see themselves, how they think others see them (parent, teacher, classmates), or what a friend looks like. Goals can be set by asking what traits they want to work on.
Encouragement Jar - Build your child's self concept. #positiveparenting This hand written encouragement would be great in the classroom as well. hmmmm I may have to ask if I can bring my appreciation daisy back into the classroom. Building confidence, self esteem, and peer appreciation. One kind thing a day.