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A conversation I had this week with an 11-year old who I was meeting for the first time. We'll call him "Jeff". Me: Here's the deal, when you come here I'm not going to ask you how you're feeling every week or ask you to talk about feelings. If you want to talk about … Continue reading Why therapy doesn’t work for most boys
One of the ways we teach executive functioning strategies during Summer Trip Camp is through cooking. We teach that part of cooking is cleaning up so learning how to wash pans is interwoven into the lesson. This is about learning how to clean up after yourself (that requires several aspects of executive functioning). Do … Continue reading Teaching executive functioning during Summer Trip Camp
I used this with a high schooler who was constantly trying to chat and get pictures from random girls on Instagram and Snapchat. I created this to give context to how his behavior could be perceived by others and also help him understand the parameters of what borders on illegal and what actually is illegal … Continue reading Teaching a 15-year-old about what constitute creepy behavior and illegal behavior