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Support Gender Diversity with Owl Practice

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At Owl Practice, we believe in inclusivity and representation for everyone. That’s why we’ve developed essential features as part of our client intake process to be accurate and appropriate when it comes to gender diversity. This includes: Custom gender identity fields Preferred name fields Pronoun fields Sex fields Custom Gender Identity Fields Custom gender identity fields offer complete flexibility. Fill ...

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The Value of Effective Note Taking

The Value of Effective Note Taking

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What method do you use to take notes in sessions? As a mental health professional, keeping accurate and comprehensive notes is a vital part of the job. You need to make sure you’re tracking the progress of your patients throughout their sessions and how you take those notes needs attention. You need notes that you’ll be able to read and ...

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How Owl Practice Helps Students & New Grads

How Owl Practice Helps Students & New Grads

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As a student, you have the advantage of accessing all of the resources and systems available to you at school. From online portals for your scheduling needs to having quiet places to work/study to the help of your professors, the foundations for academic success are always in place. One of the most exciting things about graduating and starting your professional ...

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The Importance of CMHA Mental Health Week

The Importance of CMHA Mental Health Week

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How can we create a society where mental illness is taken just as seriously as a physical illness? One of the best ways to accomplish this is to help end the discrimination, stigma, and shame surrounding mental illness by raising awareness. In fact, awareness is one of the most important tools we have in the fight against mental illness. Back ...

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Reflections on the Day of Silence

Reflections on the Day of Silence

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In 1996, a group of students at the University of Virginia did a remarkable thing. Assigned a class project on nonviolence, they founded the Day of Silence, a day supporting the LGBTQ community. On this day, they protested the bullying and harassment of LGBTQ students by taking a vow of silence. Throughout the day, the students would hand out “speaking ...

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