With so much neuroscience research now informing therapy and treatment options, and an increasingly complicated lexicon to go along with it, a four-dimensional model that explains it in plain sight is the perfect way to better understand it all.
An ideal tool for helping your clients to visualize the complexities of the brain and mental health problems-and a useful refresher for practitioners who may find brain anatomy overwhelming-this color-coded brain puzzle puts it all in perspective, allowing users to deconstruct the major functional areas of the cerebral cortex to see exactly how and where they fit together.
Each section of the brain is a removable piece. All the major cortex areas are represented, in a parietal view-visual, associative, motor, auditory, emotional, sensory association, olfactory, somatosensory, Wernicke's area, areas governing higher mental functions, and the cerebellum. A legend is included indicating what each of the functional areas is responsible for, from short-term memory and hunger, to language comprehension and creativity, and the ability to concentrate. Fun as well as educational, this hands-on model will help you engage your clients-and brush up on your own knowledge of brain anatomy
Meebie blossomed from an idea to make it easier for kids to express emotions in the way they know best: play. The challenge included creating a toy that kids would love, was faithfully rugged ... and a little quirky. Play therapists professionals who work with children to resolve traumatic experiences using the child's language of play swiftly adopted Meebie into their practices. As kids gravitated to Meebie, therapists evaluated, thoroughly tested, and ultimately helped form the dependable, endearing Meebie of today. Biggest compliment? Not only do therapists rely on Meebie... More info
Sometimes it can be hard to recognise and talk about our feelings. Yet therapists, counsellors, social workers, teachers, and parents—especially those who work therapeutically with others—know how important feelings and body signals are. Fall in love with these five adorable tactile characters from The Bears and use them to explore many more than five emotions. Stand them up, pick them up, and talk about what they—and YOU–are feeling. Which bear is closest to how you are feeling right now? Which bear reminds you of someone you know? Which bears... More info
*Tools for thinking, taking and writing* Sometimes simple is best. Here is a set of 12 visual metaphors, each with three questions on the back. These versatile paper tools will open doors to new conversations – super fast! Photocopy both side and use them in: counselling, workshops, self-care, goal setting, storytelling, classrooms, team building, supervision, creative writing ….anywhere meaningful conversations are important. What’s your message in a bottle? What’s your next step? What’s your bright idea? Is there an elephant in the room? Where are you heading? What’s you sparkling... More info