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Is My Online Counselor Competent?

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Online Counseling (web-based, app-based, messaging-based counseling, video-conferencing, etc.), as opposed to in-office sessions, is increasing in popularity and has a number of benefits. These benefits overcome many traditional barriers to accessing counseling sessions including transportation […]

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Social Work and Technology (It’s complicated)

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When you think about social work, what is the first thing that comes to mind? It’s probably child protective services or being a therapist. The reality is social workers do a wide range of work, […]

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Top 5 Mental Health Apps To Get You Through The Holiday Season

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It’s almost hard to believe it’s already well into the holiday season, which seemingly starts earlier every year. It’s an exciting time of year, but it can also be a time that brings up stress […]

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Beyond the “AI Replacing Therapists” Narrative

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I loved Clive Thompson’s piece in the New York Times magazine entitled; “May AI Help You?” in which he correctly identified what chatbots represent to those who use them.  Rather than a replacement for a […]

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My Month with Habitica

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Consistency has been reassuring and rewarding to me throughout my life. Organization, however, was a trait I struggled with until I was in college. My father’s primary organizational strategy was Post-it notes, and I grew up […]

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Frameworks versus clearinghouses: Where should professionals turn for advice on mental health apps?

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As availability of and interest in digital health increases, anecdotally we hear of more and more clients asking their therapist about apps for mental health. As a professional, it can be challenging to keep up […]

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