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Counselor Toolbox Podcast

Author: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

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Counselors, coaches and sober companions help hundreds of thousands of people affected by Addictions and Mental Health issues each year. Learn about the current research and practical counseling tools to improve your skills and provide the best possible services. Counselor Toolbox targets counselors, coaches and companions, but can also provide useful counseling self-help tools for persons struggling with these issues and their loved ones. AllCEUs is an approved counseling continuing education provider for addiction and mental health counselors in most states. Counseling CEUs are available for each episode.
210 Episodes
Objectives • Explore the function of anger • Identify the types of threats that may prompt anger • Identify different types of anger to include • Run of the mill anger • Irritation • Resentment • Envy/Jealousy • Guilt/Regret Function of Anger • Anger is part of the fight or flight reaction which is your brain’s natural response to a perceived threat • Anger pushes away or helps you dominate a threat
Objectives - Define stress and distress - Identify the impacts of stress - Explore sources of stress and interventions
Objectives ~ Review the symptoms of anxiety in adults and children ~ Explore the impacts of anxiety ~ Identify strategies for prevention and intervention
14 Tips for Addressing FOMO

14 Tips for Addressing FOMO


Objectives • Define FOMO • Explore reasons for FOMO • Identify consequences of FOMO • Review interventions to reduce the impact of FOMO
Happiness Habits

Happiness Habits


Objectives ~ Learn why these habits contribute to recovery from addiction and mood issues and techniques to help clients implement them ~ Habit: Awareness and Authenticity ~ Habit: Acceptance ~ Habit: Gratitude ~ Habit: Compassion ~ Habit: Breathing ~ Habit: Purposeful action and Long-Term Goals ~ Habit: Back-Talk ~ Habit: Thought Conditioning ~ Habit: Be Sense-sational
448 – Post Stroke Psychosocial Issues Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director: AllCEUs Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Case Management Toolbox, NCMHCE Exam Review Objectives • Examine the prevalence of and risk factors for stroke • Identify Post-Stroke Psychosocial Issues Intro • Many of our clients are at high risk of stroke • People […]
447 – Gut Health & Mental Health: The Impact of the Second Brain Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, Executive Director: CEUs are available at Get two free months of Therapy Notes by using the promocode CEU when you sign up for a free trial at Between writing notes, filing insurance claims, and […]
Learn how to teach a model to help clients implement psychological flexibility in episode 404 of Counselor Toolbox Podcast. CEUs are available at and
Learn about the impact of historical trauma and cultural issues to which clinicians must be responsive in order to provide effective, ethical care to American Indians and Alaskan Natives. CEUs are available for this podcast at and
Groups are extremely cost effective. This series of 24 groups provides the foundation for clients to address issues underlying anxiety, anger and depression and begin living a happier life. CEUs are available for this podcast at and
Learn how to increase motivation and participation when facilitating group as well as common group leadership errors and what to do about them. CEUs are available for this podcast at and
Review the philosophical ethical principles. Explore how the following are ethical imperatives and how to fit them in: Counseling Skills Development, Ongoing Supervision, Self-Care. To access the CEU/OPD/CPD course go to in the US or if you are in Australia
GABA is our natural Xanax and Glutamate is our main get-up-and-go neurochemical. Learn how these are interrelated, how they impact serotonin, dopamine and norepinepherine and ways to normalize levels.
Learn about factors that we can enhance to help prevent or mitigate mental health and/or addiction issues. To access the CEU/OPD/CPD course go to in the US or if you are in Australia
Learn about how food can be used as addictive behavior and interventions to help people address emotional eating. To access the CEU/OPD/CPD course go to in the US or if you are in Australia
Thinking errors keep people stuck. Learn how to help people embrace the dialectics, reduce catastrophization and more. To access the CEU/OPD/CPD course go to in the US or if you are in Australia
Norepinephrine is activates your system to fight or flee. Too little can lead to hypotension, bradycardia, confusion, difficulty concentrating, fatigue and sleep issues. Too much can produce panic like symptoms. Elevated levels of norepinephrine over an extended period of time actually causes the body to reduce the amount available causing symptoms of insufficiency. To access the CEU/OPD/CPD course go to in the US or if you are in Australia
Dopamine is involved in reward, motivation, muscle coordination, wakefulness, mood and much more. Learn how a dopamine imbalance impacts your mind and body. To access the CEU/OPD/CPD course go to in the US or if you are in Australia
Learn about the functions of serotonin and how it impacts other neurotransmitters like dopamine and norepinepherine. Also learn how SSRIs and other medications impact serotonin receptors, but also alter other neurotransmitters in the process. To access the CEU/OPD/CPD course go to in the US or if you are in Australia
Learn how alterations in the gut bacteria have been implicated in multiple host diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and inflammation, while recent evidence suggests a potential role of the microbiota-gut-brain axis in neuropsychiatric disorders, such as depression and anxiety via leaky gut. To access the CEU/OPD/CPD course go to in the US or if you are in Australia
Comments (15)

Donna Smith

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Jason Rohman

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Jun 28th

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May 1st

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Apr 4th

Joe Sznicer

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Mar 11th

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Dec 9th

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Jacob Bacinski

great information. concise presentation. SO good.

Aug 30th

Kristine Hughes

As a Recreation Therapist, I could not love the content of this podcast more than I do.

Jul 25th

Jacob Bacinski

SUCH good information. Make sure you keep notepad handy.

Jun 18th

Kate Kluna

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May 28th

Werner van der Westhuizen

Awesome podcast. My go-to resource.

Apr 30th

Ashley MaclinMcclintock

I love your podcasts! They are SO helpful as a first year full-time MSW student!❤

Mar 5th
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