Our Ultimate List: 101 Therapy Blog Post Ideas

Blog Post Ideas

Therapy blog ideas can be about almost anything, from a particular form of treatment, to a patient that you helped in the past and their scenario, or counseling blog topics that relate to your direct field of specialized therapy. But regardless of your kind of therapy, it’s important that you convey to your reader that whatever you do is your area of focus, and that you are the specialist that can help them in their time of need.

Therapy Blog Post Ideas

It’s important to emphasize that blog posts for therapists are incredibly important as a marketing tool, and a therapeutic tool, because they help your patients feel connected to you, even when you cannot immediately see them. Therapist blog post ideas should help your patients feel as though you hear their issues, and understand them, and that you are the right therapist to help them with their immediate issues.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Blog

Some ideas that can help you get started in your therapy blog are listed below, and they should help you to get your creative side jump-started so that you can assist your therapy patients with a specialized therapy blog of your own.

  1. A look at clinical depression. What are the effects on friends, family members, and coworkers?  Is clinical depression difficult to diagnose in the current age? Is there still a stigma attached to being diagnosed as clinically depressed?
  1. What are some of the reasons that people leave therapy before they are ready? What if the patient feels as though they’re ready to leave but the therapist doesn’t agree? How would you go about discussing with your therapist that you believe you’re ready to leave therapy?
  1. Does the gender of your therapist matter? Does it depend on the specialized field that your therapist practices? Does it depend on the gender of the patient? Would it be possible for a patient to feel that therapy is beneficial with a therapist of the opposite sex if they are in therapy for gender or abuse related issues?
  1. How to choose the best therapist for you. What are some of the questions you need to ask of yourself in order to choose the right therapist?  What are some of the questions you need to ask your therapist in order to determine if they are the right therapist for you?
  1. How do you reignite a relationship? What about marriages where there is no longer physical intimacy?  Can these relationships be saved?
  1. How do you recognize chronic patterns in relationships? What are some of the signs that you may be in a chronic pattern with your relationships? List some of the steps that people can take to recognize and break chronic patterns in relationships.
  1. Where is the age of sexual fluidity headed? Why does it seem that so many youth are ready to identify as gender fluid in this age? What is the difference between gender fluidity today and gender fluidity twenty years ago?
  1. Should you choose medication to help you through your anxiety or depression? What are the benefits of adding medication to your therapy? What are some of the negative effects of adding medication to your therapy in order to manage your symptoms of anxiety and depression?
  1. How do you learn to listen to your intuition? Why do human beings still have intuition? Is it something that will eventually evolve out of, or will we evolve into beings with stronger intuition? Why do you think that?
  1. What are the long term effects of child neglect? What cases have you witnessed the long term effects of child neglect start to manifest? What are some of the warning signs that people can watch out for?
  1. What are the long term effects of child abuse? What cases have you witnessed the long term effects of child abuse start to manifest?  What are some of the warning signs that people can watch out for?
  1. How can you rebuild a marriage after infidelity? Is it possible to save the marriage? Will there always be feelings of resentment? Is it possible to be happily married again after an infidelity is exposed?
  1. What are 5 key questions to ask your partner before you get married? How can your premarital counselor help you to understand what it is you’re looking for in a spouse? What if your counselor feels as though you’re making a poor decision in a spouse? What should a therapist do if they feel as though you and your partner are incompatible and the marriage is doomed to fail?
  1. A look at OCD behaviors: how do they manifest? Are OCD behaviors controllable? Should medication be involved when treating OCD behaviors? How can therapy help when dealing with the physical behaviors that are associated with OCD?

  1. How does therapy start the path in healing from sexual abuse? Is healing from sexual abuse a lifetime journey? What can a sexual abuse survivor do to expedite their healing process from abuse?
  1. How does someone start to work through anorexia or other eating disorders? What can a therapist do to help a person start to identify the cause of their eating disorder? Does it require hospitalization to get to a point where the eating disorder is no longer taking a physical toll on a patient?
  1. What should a patient do if they have a spouse that refuses to attend therapy with them? Is there a way to help a couple if only one person will agree to attend therapy? Is the marriage going to fail if only one of the married couple will agree to go to therapy? Do you as a therapist then advise the person to work toward leaving the marriage and the unreceptive partner?
  1. Why changing your habits is so difficult to do. How do you start to change your habits? What are some tips to help people start to change their habits?  How long does it take to change a habit? How long does it take to form new habits?
  1. What are some signs of questionable therapeutic practices? What should you do as a therapist if you have a patient that shows signs of questionable therapy in their past? How can you help your patient to recover from questionable therapy in their past?
  1. How do we increase sexual assault awareness in our teens? How do we increase sexual assault awareness in men of college age? Why do we need to increase sexual assault awareness in both genders? At what age should we start to teach sexual assault awareness in boys? At what age should we start to teach sexual assault awareness in girls?
  1. How not to wait until you reach rock bottom to ask for help. Why is it dangerous to wait until a loved one reaches rock bottom? What steps can a friend or family member take to assist before someone reaches rock bottom?
  1. What does your practice specialize in? Do all of the therapists in your practice have a different specialty? Why should you be the therapist selected to help a patient if they need this form of specialized therapy?
  1. What sort of medical articles have you read lately? Do you still attend seminars and conferences on developments in your specialty area? What new data have you learned or discovered recently that is related to your area of specialized therapy?
  1. What are some steps that you have witnessed a patient take to improve their mental health on their own? Would you advise your other patients to take these same steps to improve their mental health? Why or why not?
  1. Talk about overcoming a challenge during your mental health journey. How have you advised patients to take similar steps to overcome a challenge in their own mental health journeys? Has it worked for them in a similar fashion? Why or why not?
  1. What are some misconceptions about a particular type of mental illness? What is the stigma that is attached to that type of mental illness? Why are there so many stigmas still attached to mental health and mental health therapy? What can we do as a society to decrease the mental health stigmas that still exist?
  1. What are some of the common symptoms to help recognize a particular type of mental illness? Why should people be aware of the different types of mental illness and how to recognize them? What benefits are there to knowing the signs of a particular type of mental illness?
  1. What can your patients do to perform self care in between visits?  What do you personally do to self care, and do you recommend it to your patients?  What type of self care do you recommend most often to your patients?
  1. Share a list of mental health resources, and the resources that you recommend the most to your patients?  Why do you recommend them most often? If you were struggling with a mental health crisis, who would you go to for assistance?
  1. What have you learned from your own mental health journey?  How do you apply it to your life every day?
  1. Why is hoarding therapy so important? What role do family members play in hoarding therapy?  Do you advise hoarding therapy take place with family members of the hoarder?
  1. What is impulse control disorder? What are the common methods to treat impulse control disorder? What are the common signs of impulse control disorder?

  1. When you’re offering infertility counseling, do you work with both members of the couple at all times? Should a member of an infertile couple seek individual therapy also? Why or why not?
  1. What are the signs of a codependent relationship? What are some of the causes of someone getting involved in a codependent relationship? How do you treat someone that is in a codependent relationship? Is medication involved in their treatment?
  1. What is a life coach? Why would someone hire a life coach? What sort of issues do life coaches typically help you with? Would you recommend the use of a life coach?
  1. When is couples therapy not effective? Have you ever recommended individual therapy instead of couples therapy to a couple that came to you for therapy? What would you do if you felt the couple was toxic for one another?  Would you continue to treat them?
  1. Obesity therapy is currently trending. Do you feel as though people can overcome obesity simply with therapy and mentally controlling food intake, or do you support weight loss surgery? Why or why not?
  1. When parenting therapy seems to be stalled, what sort of steps do you recommend to get the parent actively moving forward in their therapy plan? Is there any reason you would not offer therapy to a parent? What sort of signs are there that a parent actively needs parenting therapy?
  1. Suicide therapy following suicidal thoughts or suicide attempts is highly recommended. What is the recidivism rate for those that have already attempted suicide in the past? How do you help the suicidal through their rough areas in their mental journey?  What are some of the signs that a person is suicidal? What can someone do to assist a family member that is suicidal?
  1. What do you do with your personal time to keep yourself in good mental health for your patients? How do you decompress? Are you involved in therapy to keep your mental health up to par?
  1. What is the stress management therapy role in anger management? When would you advise that someone seek stress management therapy? What can someone do to help them destress in their day to day life?
  1. What is a narcissistic personality disorder? Why has it become such a buzz phrase? Are there really that many undiagnosed narcissists today?
  1. When do you recommend LGBTQ therapy to your patients?  What can a LGBTQ family member do to help on the therapy path?
  1. What is the premise behind forgiveness therapy? Should everyone be forgiven? In what circumstances would you not recommend forgiveness?
  1. Do you offer addiction therapy to family members of addicts?  What role do programs like AA and NA play in addiction therapy? Do you find them to always be beneficial or is it on a case by case basis?
  1. What are the signs of bipolar disorder?  Does bipolar disorder always need to be treated with medication?  In what cases do you recommend that family therapy take place involving bipolar disorder?
  1. When is Alzheimer’s therapy beneficial to a patient?  With Alzheimer’s being a cognitive disorder, is there a point where it can no longer help the patient?
  1. How beneficial is anxiety counseling?  Do you recommend anxiety counseling in addition to medication? Are there circumstances where anxiety therapy isn’t beneficial?
  1. What is the benefit of career counseling from a therapist? Why would someone seek career counseling from a therapist?
  1. When would you recommend gambling addiction therapy?  Have you seen this type of therapy help an addict to gain control over their impulses?

50 More Psychology Blog Post Ideas

  1. ADHD treatment
  2. Eating Disorders Treatment
  3. OCD Behavioral Therapy
  4. Social Isolation Treatment
  5. Spirituality treatment
  6. Infertility Counseling
  7. Personality Disorder Treatment
  8. Weight loss therapy
  9. Medication Management Therapy
  10. Marriage Counseling
  11. Grief and loss counseling.
  12. Gay, Lesbian, LGBTQ therapy.
  13. Emotional abuse therapy.
  14. Addiction therapy.
  15. Anxiety Management therapy.
  16. What role does therapy play in the life of the modern woman?
  17. What role does therapy play in the life of the modern man?
  18. How often would you recommend therapy for overwhelmed students?
  19. Do you feel there is anyone that cannot benefit from therapy?
  20. How often do you recommend ongoing therapy for your patients?
  21. If you felt it was a matter of life and death, would you see a patient whose insurance has lapsed, and they couldn’t pay for the therapy session?
  22. What is the typical treatment length you recommend for your patients?
  23. Do you feel that having outside interests is good for couples, or should they have the same hobbies?

  1. When do you say you cannot help someone with treatment?
  2. Have you treated sexual offenders?
  3. Have you treated child abusers?
  4. Do you feel there are people who cannot change, regardless of the course of therapy?
  5. When is the right age to begin therapy?
  6. Is there such a thing as too old to change their ways?
  7. What are some personal challenges you’ve faced in your path to becoming a therapist?
  8. Do you feel that prisons are full of people that would benefit from therapy?
  9. Do you feel that prisons wouldn’t be so overcrowded if therapy was the first option?
  10. Do you feel like preachers and priests should be allowed to offer therapy?
  11. What role do you think religion plays in mental health?
  12. What role do you think education plays in mental health?
  13. Do you think that anxiety is a real and tangible condition, or is it all a mental state?
  14. Do you think that most unhealthy situations, such as obesity, can be controlled with the correct mindset?
  15. Do you think that everyone is affected by some sort of mental condition, either their own or a family member?
  16. What do you recommend as a starting session number for your patients?
  17. Have you ever graduated a patient from therapy or do you feel it is a lifelong treatment process?
  18. What do you think about poor treatment methods that have led to injury and death of some patients?
  19. Who do you think has set your profession back because of poor treatment methods?
  20. If you knew of a therapist that was practicing poor treatment methods, would you report them?
  21. Did you always want to be a therapist, or did you have another career in mind?
  22. Have you always been a listener, or is it a practice that you had to develop?
  23. What in your life led you to become a therapist?
  24. Is there an active mental illness in your own family? What have you done to help those in your own inner circle with their mental illness struggles?
  25. Have you ever had to Baker Act a patient?  What were the circumstances behind the action that led you to believe the patient was a danger to themselves or to others?
  26. Do you always treat your patients with medication in addition to therapy or do you believe in most cases that medication isn’t necessary to treat most mental disorders?
  27. In what cases would you advise someone seek religious therapy versus traditional therapy with a counselor or licensed therapist? Would it be due to a patient’s inability to pay for their therapy with a traditional therapist?