The Creative Counselor's Travel Bag

How To Travel With Your Tools:

Some therapist and school counselors have to travel around to do therapy. This can be a bit of a hassel unless you have a creative tool tool box.

You can see how I handle traveling around while doing therapy. It is also great for the school counselor who has to go from school to school to counsel students. 

My Traveling Creative Counseling Tools:

I often travel to serve the needs of clients. Below are the tools that I take with me when I am traveling to meet a client.

1. One large traveling crate

2. Bags of miniatures: I love the tubes of animals such as jungle, reptiles, farm, ocean, and circus miniatures.

3. Art supplies (glue, glitter, popsicle sticks, markers, crayons, paper, confetti, sequins, fake gems, ribbons)

4. Puppet Supplies (Paper towel holders, construction paper, small moveable eyes, pipe cleaners)

5. Paper Plates & Card Stock

6. Play Dough

7. Affirmation Jar

8. Small Slinkys

9. Bubble Bottle

10. Kaleidoscope

11. Copies of activities in the Creative Counseling 101 Ebook (have an idea of what you will use but bring extra activities in case the client needs something else.)

12. Small Empty Boxes

13. Pre-selected books based on the client's needs

14. Small dolls and stuffed animals

15. Magazine’s that relate to a client’s personality (for making clip art).

16. Traveling Sand Tray for sand tray therapy

17. Clip art Cutouts (Computer with access to printer and clip art sites.)

The Creative Counselor is ready to travel with the creative counseling tools based on the client's needs.

This is also a great way to "start" your play therapy, sand tray therapy, art therapy, or creative counseling room.

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Disclaimer: This website and its content is intended for trained licensed mental health professionals and school certified mental health professionals to use for their clients / students at their own discretion.

*If you ignore the disclaimer above are using these techniques on yourself and you feel any discomfort or upset it is highly suggested that you seek out a licensed  mental health professional immediately.

"Beyond Art Therapy" is the concept from Dr. Stangline that combines all creative fields in therapy. It is not the traditional "art therapy" but goes beyond to include sand tray therapy, play therapy, mindfulness, meditation, color therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and a vast majority of other therapies.

For any other type of mental health emergency call your local 911 / Police Number immediately.

Dr. Stangline does not offer advice / suggestions to anyone who is not a professional mental health provider, or a student who is studying this field and has questions about mental health programs of study.

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