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May 5, 2023

What Would a Therapist Recommend? Part 1

It’s a great “problem” to have as a therapist – there are countless resources available to us, but limited time to check them all out, whether it’s in the form of a book, podcast, or smartphone app. Avance Care Behavioral Health is a growing team of providers with a variety of specialties and interests, and as a team, we regularly ask each other for recommendations. It helps us to fill the gap between what we’ve read and what our clients are seeking! Whatever the format, these resources can provide information, empowerment, a sense of belonging and community, practice exercises, and so much more. Come back monthly for more resources on a variety of topics from a variety of therapists!

May Recommendations

Emotional Sobriety: From Relationship Trauma to Resilience and Balance, by Tian Dayton, PhD

“Awesome book about emotional nurturing, intelligence, regulation and relationship dynamics! I recommend this to every client – everyone can learn something from this book!” – Megan Jordan, LCMHC, Virtual Care

Hacking Your ADHD, a podcast with William Curb

“This podcast has lots of great information and most of the episodes are short/easily digestible.” – Julia Christy, MSW, LCSW, Chapel Hill – Franklin Street

Quick Hits!

On burnout in women and managing your stress, trying reading… Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle, by Emily Nagoski, PhD, recommended by Brooke Owens, LCSW-A, LCAS, Raleigh – Avance Behavioral Health at Centers of Excellence

On parenting and communication with kids, try reading… How to Talk so Kids Will Listen & Listen so Kids Will Talk, by Adele Faber and Elain Mazlish, recommended by Alies Barton, MSW, LCSW, Raleigh – Avance Behavioral Health at Centers of Excellence

On intuitive eating, try the podcast… Intuitively You, with Jean Baswick, recommended by Carin Parker, MSW, LCSW, Garner – Timber Drive

On CBT skills and mindfulness, try the app…  Mindshift, recommended by Christen Cox, LCMHC, Virtual Care


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