Use this list of mental health group topics to help you plan groups or create a complete program. Specific subtopics are included for each category of group topic.
YouTube videos can be used as an engagement and educational tool for mental health educational groups. Use these tips to get the best results.
Reading a script with sensual descriptions to people who are stressed is a great way to help them escape for a moment on a mental and emotional vacation. These are some examples of scripts for stress.
Online therapy encourages clients to communicate openly and freely with a therapist from their own private space or virtually anywhere there is access to a computer and the internet.
Using a guided imagery script like this one is a great way to help distract the mind from stressful thoughts. Natural environments are naturally calming, and you can visit any time you'd like.
Progressive muscle relaxation teaches participants to notice tension in their bodies by tensing and releasing muscles in a particular order. This is a progressive muscle relaxation script example.
Factors that can become barriers to healing from childhood trauma
Gestalt Therapy has proven very effective for helping release repressed emotional stress and/or depression held in the body by increasing awareness in the here and now of how we interupt our process.
Finding good free resources for mental health can be difficult, but there are some great websites that offer digital and tangible freebies. Here is a list of some of the best free stuff.
How does EMDR therapy work? What are the basic parts of EMDR treatment and how long does it take?