Posts by Sharon Martin

Telehealth & Coping with COVID-19: Resources for Therapists

Telehealth and COVID-19 Resources for Therapists

  Well, this is certainly a stressful and uncertain time for everyone. Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, we’re ten days into our stay at home order. It’s been quite an adjustment to working from home (and having my husband and kids home all the time, too). Like you, we’re trying to stay flexible […]

Guest Post: Fair Wages for Social Workers

Fair Wages for Social Workers

It’s time for fair wages for social workers! Thank you to Debbie Reilly for contributing this guest post.   Why are Social Workers Underpaid? Let’s refresh ourselves on where our lofty profession got its start. Social work took root in the United States in 1898 when Jane Addams founded Hull House, a settlement house that […]

Social Work Interview Questions

Social Work Interview Questions

  Looking for a new job as a social worker – no matter whether it’s your first job or your 10th – is stressful. Preparing and practicing for your interview can help you feel more confident and less stressed. Below, I’ve listed some general social work interview questions. However, social work is a broad field, […]

How to Give a Social Work Clinical Case Presentation

Clinical Case Presentation Outline. How to Give a Social Work or Mental Health Case Presentation.

  Do you feel anxious about giving a clinical case presentation? Are you unsure about what to include or how to organize it? You’re not alone! Giving a clinical case presentation to your supervision group, peer consultation group, or at a case review meeting can be intimidating. However, it’s also a valuable tool. We all […]

How to Help Your Client Reframe Self-Criticism

How to Help Your Client Reframe Self-Criticism

  What do you do when a client says something self-critical in session? How can you teach your client to respond to self-criticism with self-compassion? Self-criticism is a problem for most people I know – not just my clients — but my friends, colleagues and at times I catch myself sliding into negative self-talk, too. […]

The 2 Most Important Things You Can Do to Get People to Read Your Therapy Blog

Successful Blogging for Therapists and Coaches. Blog consistently. Blog for a niche.

  Have you tried blogging? Blogging is only a successful marketing strategy if you can get people to read your blog posts. How can you get people to read your therapy blog? I’ve been facilitating Blog Like a Pro – an online blogging class for therapists – for a few years now and I see […]

Announcing The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism

Announcing The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism

  I’m thrilled to announce that my book The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism: Evidence-Based Skills to Help You Let Go of Self-Criticism, Build Self-Esteem, and Find Balance, was published by New Harbinger Publications on January 2, 2019.   If you’d like to read a little about the writing and publishing process, I explain a bit […]