Creating lasting change in therapy is hard work - especially when your client is distracted, disengaged, or lacks the necessary skills to retain therapeutic interventions...
If you’re struggling to make progress with your young clients, you’re not alone! Social media, reality TV, and influencer culture immersion have caused a critical thinking drought. And it’s making therapy harder.
Understanding how social media and reality television impact your clients – decreased self-esteem, increased anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation − is vital for the whole picture of mental health and has a direct impact on you as the professional.
Watch Janine Oliver, PhD, LCSW, clinician and researcher of reality tv and social media as she demonstrates the connection to critical thinking decline and shares ways to improve your efforts as a therapist to make your interventions more effective, efficient, and durable. You’ll get:
Purchase now and walk away confident and grounded in new skills and research to navigate social media, virtual reality and external influences impacting people today!
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Janine Oliver, PhD, MSW, LCSW, RYI200, CH, CCATP, is a psychologist and licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years’ experience counseling in the mental health field. Dr. Oliver is trained in cognitive psychology and uses cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy and logotherapy as primary interventions in treatment. These interventions help with many issues, such as grief, loss and depression. Dr. Oliver is a certified yoga instructor, acknowledging the connection between body, mind and spirit as a holistic approach to overall health and well-being. Dr. Oliver is also a certified hypnotherapist, meditation instructor and EFT practitioner; using these modalities to focus on the subconscious and emotion centers as a means of treating a variety of issues, such as habits, phobias, inner child work, pain and regression. In addition, Dr. Oliver is a certified clinical anxiety treatment professional, using the most current interventions to treat anxiety and enhance the lives of those suffering with crippling anxiety to lead healthy, active lives. Dr. Oliver is a psychology professor and presenter for continuing education credits for mental health professionals.
Dr. Oliver worked in therapeutic foster care to aid families with mental health services and reunification efforts. She conducted trainings for the foster parents to keep their licensure and is skilled with parenting interventions of children and teens. She is experienced with trauma, abuse and neglect issues, as well as the cumulative effects of displacement in early life. Dr. Oliver worked as an outpatient mental health therapist providing treatment to a wide range of individuals of all ages, couples, children and teens, as well as parents seeking assistance with effective parenting practices. Dr. Oliver is a psychology professor teaching a variety of psychology, counseling and social work classes, using data and research as primary informers to her practice.
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