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The Expert Bookshelf: Best Books for Future Therapists

Have you ever wondered what books the top people in our field are reading? In this series we ask some of our favorite authors and psychology heroes to share their top picks with us. Dr. Debra Mollen a psychologist and tenured professor at Texas Woman’s University. She has been training the next generation of counselors and psychologists at Texas Woman’s…

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The Expert Bookshelf: Books on Perfectionism

In addition to helping clients who struggle with perfectionism, many of us therapists deal with it ourselves. Today, Sharon Martin, LCSW who wrote The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism, shares with us her top recommendations for people who are carrying this burden. Whether this is something you deal with personally or professionally, be sure to check out her favorites.

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Best Planners and Journals for Therapists

Since I started The Therapist’s Bookshelf, I have really enjoyed getting to see a different side of my colleagues. We therapists are a finicky bunch.  We tend to be pretty particular about the books we read, the theories we practice, and the resources we recommend.  I shouldn’t have been so surprised at how passionate the responses were when I asked…

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Best Planners for Therapists

I’m pretty sure I have seen discussions about the best planners for therapists in every single counselor group I’m in over the last few weeks.  Some of those discussions have been surprisingly heated. It would seem that there are two types of therapists: those that obsessively decorate and organize extravagant planners and those that live life off the calendar on…

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