My injured shoulder. My friend

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Thirteen years ago I injured my shoulder while carrying Avery, my daughter. As such I haven’t been able to do everything that my mind tells me [...]

Let’s Not Forget “The Perfect Child”

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Have you ever noticed that the children who tend to make their way to your office are the ones that are acting out, aggressive, non-compliant, and anxious? [...]

A Grocery Store Visit That Brought An Unexpected Gift

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S I want to share a beautiful encounter that I had a couple of years ago … It was a grocery store visit that brought with it an [...]

Resources and Links to Advance Your Practice

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S It may not come as surprise that the most requested topics people asked me to talk about last year was why regulation doesn’t mean “calm” and how [...]

Change and Transformation for 2023

As we move into this New Year, let's keep some things in perspective particularly as we're thinking about change and transformation for 2023, or even reflecting on our experiences of 2022. I [...]

Why We Can’t Just Start Over In The New Year

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S I’ve often reflected on how we tend to rush into the next year … with little thought about the year before. I hear a lot of common [...]

Discovering the Gift of Challenge

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Many of us are taught to believe that somehow life would be "better" if we could get rid of or minimize the challenges that we experience [...]

Marketing Yourself as a Play Therapist

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S Therapy will always be about what happens inside the relationship between the client and the clinician; that’s the heart of the matter. But, therapy is also a [...]

The Four Perceived Threats of the Brain

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S You might know this for yourself (and your clients), but at the end of the day, what we ultimately want is to feel safe - inside of [...]

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Learning Bracelets – The Importance of Movement in the Classroom

By Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S "Mom, I am struggling because I can't concentrate in class!" This is something most children have said at some point – maybe they feel that science is [...]

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