Using Cartoon Characters in Therapy Sessions & Engaging in Anti-Racist Play Therapy

At the start of working remotely, I was excited to gain skills in telemental health sessions, as well as try new activities with the kids I work with. After four months of teletherapy, however, I have found it increasingly difficult to keep sessions interesting and engaging for the kids, and to not repeat too many... Continue Reading →

Ep. 8 Being a Social Worker with a Mental Health Diagnosis | The Thought Bubble Podcast

Welcome to The Thought Bubble Podcast! In today's episode, we dive into what it's like working in mental health and social services, as a person who is also working through mental health concerns or a diagnosis. Social workers and therapists are not immune to trauma, depression, anxiety, and every other mental health diagnosis and struggle.... Continue Reading →

How White Therapists are Failing Black Clients

The United States was founded on stolen land and stolen people. The historical and generational trauma and oppression that continues to impact communities of color, and specifically, black communities, has been more than harmful. As a clinician in mental health, it is necessary to understand these systematic and historical barriers that perpetuate racism, oppression, privilege,... Continue Reading →

Are You Ready? | Becoming a Social Worker

Since my time beginning university, all the way at community college working towards my A.S. in Human Services, to being at one of the top Ivy League social work graduate schools, there is one consistent element that continues to frustrate me - the people becoming social workers.  I see this with all pathways, be it... Continue Reading →

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