Addiction is part of a mental health condition that alters a person’s brain and behavior. Here, we’ll dispel five common myths about addiction.
Getting back to being your best self starts with understanding what you’re feeling so you can figure out what to do next.
Some resolutions may set back our mental health more than they push us forward. Here are some ideas to create New Year’s resolutions you can follow.
Here are some practical tips to help you find balance during a hectic holiday season.
In this article, we’ll explain what the GAD-7 is and how your therapist can use it to diagnose anxiety and evaluate your symptoms.
The PHQ-9 is a clinical questionnaire (CQ) that stands for ‘Patient Health Questionnaire.’ It helps your therapist screen for symptoms of depression.
In this article, we’ll discuss how clinical questionnaires play a key role in helping track and improve mental well-being over time.
These individuals made lasting contributions to the field of mental and behavioral health, raising important questions about equality and racial justice.
Everyone feels sad sometimes. But, if you are feeling sadder than usual – maybe even for no apparent reason – how do you know if you’re depressed?
“The winter blues” are common during the shorter days. Find out the difference between fleeting mood shifts and seasonal depression.
The terms ‘anxiety attack’ and ‘panic attack’ are often interchanged. Knowing the symptoms and differences can make them easier to recognize and manage.
Setting goals is one way to track personal growth in therapy. In this article, we’ll share several other ways to measure progress over time.
One thing that parents are coming to realize as the back-to-school season comes roaring in is that COVID-19 will be in the classroom even if it's not...
Your words have the power to impact the way people perceive their experiences. Learn how you can remove mental health stigma with a few small changes.
Nobody else knows what you need to keep yourself feeling happy and healthy. Learn more about starting the self-care routine that’s right for you.
Your mental and physical health symptoms may be linked. Learn about possible connections that can impact your overall wellness.
Exercise can improve symptoms of various mental health conditions. See how you can include exercise in your routine to improve your mental health.
To break down what it means to be an LGBTQ+ ally, we rounded up some takeaways about allyship, inspired by conversations with SonderMind employees.
Pride month comes and goes every year, but that doesn’t mean that our support should end. Here are a few ways that you can continue to offer sustained...
An honest conversation about mental health can reduce stigma and help children understand what’s going on with them and that you care.
When you’re trying to predict the cost of therapy, there are a few factors to consider. Learn how to navigate the cost of therapy in this article.
Insurance is a hard topic to understand. And where do mental health benefits come in? We’ll help you understand some of the most common head-scratchers.
No one deserves to be abused, harmed, or hurt, especially by the loved ones closest to them. If you have been in an abusive personal relationship...
Every extended family has its differences. Generations often have varying points of view on society and politics, but religious differences may cause...
Most people spend a portion of their lives in distress due to carrying emotional or mental weight of the people around them. This issue has a name, and...
For individuals who struggle with food, the holidays can be anxiety-filled. Read our tips to prepare for gatherings while managing an eating disorder.
It’s okay to set boundaries. In fact, they can be a helpful and healthy way to reduce the stress of the holiday season. Learn more in this article.
After weeks of reveling in holiday cheer, the prospect of going back to reality can be tough. Here are some tips to help you beat post-holiday blues.
Do you get fearful when talking to strangers? Are you uncomfortable at parties? You may have social anxiety. While it’s common to feel some discomfort...
The weather is getting warmer, but for some people that doesn’t mean an increased desire to get out of the house. If you prefer to stay at home rather...
There is no doubt that pets and humans have a very special bond. 95% of pet owners look at their pet as a part of their family, while many people...
While it is quite normal to feel nervous before a job interview, finding the right balance and lessening your anxiety will help you perform better.
While it seems like everyone has a “side hustle,” you don’t have to turn your hobby into a business for it to make a difference in your life. In fact...
More employers are offering a remote-first or hybrid option for employees who wish to work from home. Here are six ways to balance remote work and strong m
Juggling work and family priorities under the same roof has become the new normal. Here are a few tips that will help you strike a balance.
Jolene Conway, LPC, provides four ways to cope with unexpected changes the pandemic has caused.
How to support your loved one and yourself after they are diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
If you, like many, have been excessively drinking this past year, you’re not alone. Here are some tips for evaluating your drinking habits.
A painful truth? The world gets a lot wrong about mental health. While there is an increasing amount of awareness being raised across the internet...
Experiencing a wide range of emotions is a normal and healthy part of life. Emotions can be useful and beneficial. They can help us connect with others...
Research on men's mental health during the transition into fatherhood is lacking. We're exploring how and why fatherhood can impact mental health.
Understanding all the different types of talk therapy acronyms can be difficult. Use our guide to keep yourself straight during your therapy sessions.
Do you ever catch yourself asking, "should I go back to therapy?" If so, that might be a sign telling you that going back to therapy might be a good idea.
A number of parents may experience symptoms of depression for the first time in parenthood. Discover five actions you can take to parent through depression
Holidays are demanding, especially for a new parent. Here are a few steps to take to make this season a little bit easier for you and your family.
Sheltering in place gives you a chance to spend more time with your family and slow the pace of your life. It’s also giving you more opportunities to...
The fast-paced structure of modern society leaves many people feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and eager for things to just slow down. Though the COVID-19...
The Anxiety Sisters, Maggie Saracheck and Abbe Greenberg, share their six strategies to help support children experiencing anxiety.
Going to therapy for the first time can be overwhelming. We hope this FAQ can provide some answers for you.
Understanding the difference between a copay and coinsurance can help determine which insurance plan has the right coverage for your needs.
If you're considering therapy for the first time, you’re likely wondering just how it works. We’ve identified 22 questions that may be helpful to ask.
An EAP is a free program that employers offer. In this guide, we’ll bring you up to speed with the benefits of an EAP and how to use it.
Anxiety can often be difficult to understand. Know how to separate myths from facts about this mental health condition.
As borders close, nations declare emergencies, and economies grind to a halt, the panic surrounding COVID-19 is becoming increasingly heightened.
Alcoholism is often referred to as a “disease of isolation.” While battling it, a person may often socially disengage and retreat from others, feeling...
While mental health awareness continues to increase around the world, stigma persists — especially amongst minority communities. As a second-generation...
Exam anxiety can cause racing thoughts, poor concentration, and nausea. Here are a few of the ways to combat exam anxiety and shift focus toward success.
Summer is a time for road trips, theme park visits, and weekend getaways. This summer, however, will look a lot different — as plans are being cancelled...
In this article, we’ll summarize how the HIPAA Privacy Rule protects mental health information and when exceptions are made.
Seeking knowledge to improve basic legal terms and definitions for mental health providers?
SonderMind helps mental health providers deliver effective, personalized care. Discover how you can improve the way people access and receive mental healthcare with us.
In this 60-minute webinar, learn how to increase your psychotherapy effectiveness and improve client engagement.
In this 60-minute webinar, learn the key tenets of providing trans-affirmative therapy.
This FAQ will help you learn more about how direct scheduling works and why this may be beneficial to your therapy practice.
We make it simple to get credentialed with multiple insurances. Read our FAQ to learn more about how the credentialing process works at SonderMind.
With SonderMind, you get access to tools to better understand how clients are progressing in treatment. Learn about clinical questionnaires here.
SonderMind offers tools to help providers better understand their clients before the first session. Learn how baseline clinical questionnaires do this.
See how SonderMind’s matching capabilities align provider and client preferences to find the right match at the right time.
We make it simple to conduct telehealth sessions with your clients. Discover the ease of virtual therapy with the SonderMind Video TelehealthTM platform.
Paying for mental health care can be difficult for clients. See how SonderMind helps providers help clients manage the challenges of paying for care.
Collaborate with medical practices to provide whole-person care. Find out more about the SonderMind Integrated Therapist program.
This course explores compassion fatigue to help you — and your clients — build resilience and regain optimism (12 CEs, CCFP certification).
Improve your cultural competency to counsel diverse clients with a CE webinar for 6 credits.
Learn how to identify and intervene when working with young people engaging in self-harm or expressing suicidal ideation (1.5 CEs).
Join Jeff Ashby, Ph.D., ABPP, RPT-S, and learn how to address ethical dilemmas while maintaining the highest clinical practice standards (6.25 CEs).
Master your clinical diagnosis and differential diagnosis using the DSM-5®, ICD-10, and online assessment tools with this advanced webinar (6 CEs).
Feedback-informed care is an innovative, evidence-based approach to mental healthcare that uses client feedback to help guide treatment. Learn more in this webinar.
Through our Integrated Therapist program, you can partner with medical practices to provide direct access to mental healthcare to their patients.
This webinar offers tips to evaluate your online presence, rewrite your bio, and make your digital profiles (on SonderMind and beyond) as compelling as possible.
In this free webinar, Christopher Willard, PsyD, will help you create a specialized mindfulness practice with your profession in mind.
You can take steps to repair ruptures in the therapeutic alliance. In this free webinar, you’ll learn how to develop your unique repair strategies.
In this webinar, we’ll offer five tips to build your practice, from creating goals and a strategy to marketing tips you can put into action today.
Join SonderMind provider Laura Brassie, LPC, in a clinical case presentation on treating trauma and practicing EMDR in a telehealth setting.
A discharge summary summarizes the whole episode of care in the Golden Thread. Get the discharge summary template and samples here.
Progress notes summarize what occurred in a therapy session, including clinical interventions. Get the progress notes template and samples here.
The treatment plan is the roadmap for care in the Golden Thread of clinical documentation. Get the treatment plan template and samples here.
The initial assessment document (intake) is the first step in the Golden Thread of clinical documentation. Get the intake template and samples here.
To demonstrate evidence of medical necessity, use these templates for medical record documentation throughout the intake and treatment process.