Interview with Lisa Hutchison, LMHC

1. First, can you tell us a bit about your professional background? I am a licensed mental health counselor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, who has been practicing psychotherapy for over 20 years. I have created  program for caring professionals, who want to prevent and treat compassion fatigue. I have taught various classes online and in person, inContinue reading “Interview with Lisa Hutchison, LMHC”

Interview with Molly Fennig, Author and PhD Student

CW: This post talks about eating disorders in general terms. Back in November, Molly Fennig reached out to me via my website to discuss a possible collaboration. (If you’re an author and in mental health, feel free to reach out here!) Molly is a first-year PhD student at Washington University in St. Louis and originallyContinue reading “Interview with Molly Fennig, Author and PhD Student”

Interview with Dr. Chloe Carmichael, Psychologist and Author

Disclosure: Following this interview, Dr. Carmichael asked me to do some freelance work with her practice, and I accepted. That is not really relevant to this blog post, but I am sharing for transparency. I connected with Dr. Chloe when I did a panel on clinical practice through Therapists Connect. In her presentation, she talkedContinue reading “Interview with Dr. Chloe Carmichael, Psychologist and Author”

5 Essential Tips for Telehealth with Kids

With my new book’s release date fast approaching, I’ve put together five tips for your telehealth sessions. I wrote this piece for PESI’s website, and you can get two free telehealth activities there! Therapists are still reeling from the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had on therapy. While sessions continued with telehealth options, gone wasContinue reading “5 Essential Tips for Telehealth with Kids”

Telemental Health with Kids Toolbox: Coming December 15, 2021

It’s happening! After more than a year and a half of telehealth with kids, gathering interventions, problem solving, troubleshooting, and technical support, I’ve compiled more than 100 kid-friendly telehealth interventions into a book. I also talk about how to create even more interventions for your own, personalized toolbox of telehealth activities. I owe the peopleContinue reading “Telemental Health with Kids Toolbox: Coming December 15, 2021”

New Book: Armani Doesn’t Feel Well

Friends, we did it! Armani Doesn’t Feel Well is available in hard copy and via ebook. He is so excited to share his story with you! After researching my self-publishing options for children’s books, I have decided to use Lulu Publishing for hard copies. You can purchase a paperback copy of Armani Doesn’t Feel WellContinue reading “New Book: Armani Doesn’t Feel Well”

Interview with Dr. Regine Galanti, Psychologist and Author

Dr. Galanti is a psychologist who practices in New York. She started a private practice that currently has four mental health providers who work primarily with children and adolescents. She also does parenting consultations and work to help the adults caring for her clients be the best parents they can be. In March 2020, sheContinue reading “Interview with Dr. Regine Galanti, Psychologist and Author”

Interview with Carol Wulff, LSW, Author

As a child therapist, I’m always looking for books to help kids understand their mental health, their symptoms, and learn coping skills. Carol Wulff, LSW, shared with me her experience of writing William, the What-If Wonder on His First Day of School. Carol is a social worker and mother of someone who lives with anxiety.Continue reading “Interview with Carol Wulff, LSW, Author”

Interview with Dr. Stacey Freedenthal, LCSW, Author

Content Warning: This article talks about suicide and suicide prevention in general terms. I would like to start off by thanking Stacey for her patience with me. We met a while ago, and I have not been able to make the time to actually write this up until now. Stacey is a social worker andContinue reading “Interview with Dr. Stacey Freedenthal, LCSW, Author”

Interview with Andrea Dorn, LSW, Author

I am a firm believer that you can never have too many therapeutic children’s books! Andrea Dorn, LSW, the author of the Mindful Steps series, agrees with me. She was kind enough to chat with me about her books and her clinical work. 1. To start off, can you tell me a bit about yourContinue reading “Interview with Andrea Dorn, LSW, Author”