Category Archives for "Values"

Want Your New Year’s Resolutions to Stick This Year? Mindfully Focus on These 5 Tricks

Happy New Year! Whatever the last year threw at you, you’re right here right now. Despite the pandemic or perhaps because of it, it’s definitely worth taking a closer look at how you want to live your life in the coming months. But before we dive in, let’s consider how many of those admirable resolutions have you actually kept in past years.

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4 Mindfully Choosing Your Private Practice Caseload Can Lower Burnout Risk (1 of 2)

One of the most important elements of a thriving practice is mindfully choosing your caseload. Done with self-awareness and intentionality, this can be a highly meaningful prevention strategy for burnout and compassion fatigue. How? This posts highlights 3 key elements – values, strengths, and stress hardiness – that when thoughtfully considered can help build a caseload that serves you and your clients quite well.

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Clarifying Client Values Using the “True North” ACT-Based Exercise

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We can get lost in life. We could all use a bit of direction.

When it comes to helping our clients identify and clarify what really matters to them and live life in accordance with those values, we can sometimes become directionally challenged.

This post attempts to address the core question: “how do we engage our clients in meaningful discussion (and, of course, action) around what matters most to them in their lives?” We will explore this through clarifying client values using the “True North” ACT-based exercise.

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