Posts by Sharon Martin

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 […]

Writing and Publishing a Book: A Guide for Therapists

Writing and publishing your book: A guide for therapists

  I’m excited to announce that my new book, The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism: Evidence-Based Skills to Help You Let Go of Self-Criticism, Build Self-Esteem, and Find Balance,  has just been published by New Harbinger Publications! The writing and publishing process From start to finish, the process of writing and publishing my book took about […]

Holiday Self-care for Social Workers and Therapists

Holiday Self-Care for Social Workers and Therapists

  You’ve worked hard all year and now it’s time to kick back and relax – as soon as you’ve finished replying to another dozen emails, the backlog of case notes you need to write, your Christmas shopping, wrapping, baking, holiday cards, and on and on. The holidays can be exhausting! Social workers have big […]

My Favorite Facebook Groups for Therapists and Social Workers

My Favorite Facebook Groups for Therapists and Social Workers

  Facebook groups are an easy way to network and build professional relationships, find resources and referrals, and get answers to various questions about working as a social worker or therapist. And if you use Facebook on a regular basis, you’ve probably already experienced some of these benefits.   There are a lot, probably thousands, […]