Self Soothe Skills

TasteHave a good meal; have a favorite soothing drink (i.e. tea, hot chocolate); have your favorite ice cream; eat mindfully; have a mint or something with a strong flavor  
HearingListen to soothing music; sing your favorite song; pay attention to sounds of nature (birds, rain, waves at the beach and waterfalls). Get a white noise machine. Play an instrument.  
SmellPut on your favorite lotion/perfume/cologne; light a scented candle; bake cookies, cake or dinner; take a walk outside in a wooded area and take in the smells of nature.  
TouchTake a bubble bath; put clean sheets on the bed; pet your dog or cat; put lotion on your whole body; put a cold compress on your forehead; brush your hair for a long time, hug someone.  
VisionWatch a sunset; look at a picture or poster that you like; make one are in your room look nice; look at nature around you; walk in a pleasant part of your neighborhood
DBT Self Soothe Skills

Pros and Cons of Telehealth Therapy with Bonnie Monahan Finding Middle Path Podcast

In this episode we are joined by Bonnie Monahan, LPC, PLPC to explore the various Pros and Cons that are associated with Telehealth and In-Person therapy. Depending on the type of therapy your are doing and your type of therapist there are many pros and cons. From saving money and time by doing Telehealth to wanting to just get away to a quite place outside of your home for in-person therapy. It is important to see all sides of something to help you make a decision on what works best for you. Want to learn more about how to work with Middle Path Counseling MO ? Visit us at  — Send in a voice message:
  1. Pros and Cons of Telehealth Therapy with Bonnie Monahan
  2. The Therapeutic Relationship and Alliance
  3. Interview with Emily Keehn with Timberline Knolls
  4. Kevin Hart is a DBT Resource
  5. Why Telehealth is important for Mental Health

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