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Therapist Self-Care: Tips for Preventing Burnout

As therapists, we try to take the best care of our clients as possible. We empathize, validate, bear witness and sympathize with their stories. We challenge, guide, confront and encourage them to be their best. Being a therapist or mental health worker can be...

How To Deal With a Frenemy at Work

A frenemy is defined as “someone who is both friend and enemy, a relationship that is either mutually beneficial or interdependent while being competitive, fraught with risk and mistrust.” No matter what you do, it’s likely that you’ve experienced a frenemy in the...

Identifying the Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone, regardless of race, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, marital status or education level. Domestic abuse occurs when one person in an intimate relationship tries to dominate or control the other person, either...

Identifying the Signs of PTSD

After you experience a trauma, it’s normal to feel sad, scared, angry, anxious or depressed.  For many people, these feelings will fade with time. However, when these feeling don’t fade, if they increase of if you feel stuck experiencing a constant sense of danger and...

Possibility Therapy: You Are What You Do

In April, 2013, Bill O’Hanlon will be kicking off the MAGentix Spring Conference Series. Renowned psychotherapist, author, speaker and coach, O’Hanlon is a founder of Possibility Therapy. Possibility Therapy is a brief, solution-oriented therapy model that stresses...

Mindfulness Practice in Everyday Life

Although mindfulness has only recently been embraced by Western psychology, it is an ancient practice found in a wide range of Eastern philosophies, including Buddhism, Taoism and Yoga. Mindfulness involves consciously bringing awareness to your here-and-now with...

Our First Giveaway!

Getting news out to the mental health community is vital to our efforts of furthering the knowledge of counselors, therapists, social workers, psychologists, nurses, teachers and others in helping professions. The MAGentix conference series brings together some of the...