Coping skills & self-soothing · handouts · Uncategorized

Problem-busting: just talk to the problem

Problem-solving worksheet Conversation with a problem  This is a 2-page cartoon-ridden worksheet that helps the reader explore a new way to approach a problem, by talking to the darned thing!   Grab a pen, start where it says "START HERE," and follow the arrows.  (Word document format) This isn't madness.  For anyone who's curious, the… Continue reading Problem-busting: just talk to the problem

Conflict · Coping skills & self-soothing · Uncategorized

Difficult roommate: how to solve conflict without killing someone

It would be nice if we had a magic wand that calmed people down and solved conflict with a flurry of the stick, but things aren’t so easy.  Consider the following situation. You ask your new roommate to remove her belongings from your shelf in the bathroom.  You don't mean anything bad by it.  She’s… Continue reading Difficult roommate: how to solve conflict without killing someone