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Describe – Expanded Successful!

On June 26th, 2018, thanks to 104 amazing backers, the Describe-Expanded Kickstarter ended having fully funded and reaching two stretch goals. A large, late pledge came in after the project ended and, with a bit of help from the creator’s own funds, the third stretch goal was unlocked. What does this all mean? This means […]

More Describe Cards, More Countries, More Games & Activities!

Describe – Expanded has begun! In 2015, Describe was published due to a successful Kickstarter campaign. Since then, fans of Describe have requested two things: More Cards More Availability (in other countries) It’s finally time to make those things happen! On May 22nd, we returned to Kickstarter in order to raise the funds to accomplish […]

RPG Players and GMs, Add Character to Your Characters!

I continue to be amazed at the creative ways that people are using Describe cards and wanted to share one of my own. After many years, I recently returned to role-playing games (RPGs). As a Game Master (GM), it’s my responsibility to help the players experience an interesting story and interact with non-player characters (NPCs) […]

Addressing Self-Esteem and Self-Awareness with Describe

Describe cards can be adapted to address many situations. Sometimes this means a simple adjustment to one of the included activities, other times it can mean creating something entirely new. Here’s an example of an activity I’ve added to the instructions since Describe was first published. Self-Esteem and Self-Awareness People dealing with self-esteem issues are often […]

Open A Dialogue and Support A Great Cause

Each year, through my private practice and my consulting firm, I participate and raise pledges for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, through their local Community Walk. AFSP is one of the good ones, earning a four star rating on Charity Navigator. This year, I am excited to announce that, during the month of September, […]

Describe – Kickstarter Supporters

Describe started out as a dream. Then it became a Kickstarter project. And the following people and companies helped to make it a reality! Many thanks to all of you who helped Describe happen!     Simple Practice Therabill – Practice Management and EMR     TherapyNotes, LLC YellowSchedule Bob Aarhus Michael Frank Wimmer Greg […]

Thank You For Making Describe Happen!

I’m so excited that this project, eight years in the making, is going to happen. We’ve reached the funding goal for Describe, and even achieved a stretch goal. With just 4 days left in the campaign, we have a solid chance at making the next stretch goal. This is also your last chance to be one […]

Entering the Home Stretch!

We’re Entering the Home Stretch! Nine Days to Go! Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m feeling… With just 9 days left in the campaign, we’re entering the home stretch.  I’m also feeling very positive. Thanks to the support of the amazing people who have already backed Describe, we’re still on track to meet the funding goal! There’s […]

The Most Important Thing About Kickstarter

In doing my research for the Describe Kickstarter, I found almost no instances of projects started by people in the mental health field; at least not projects targeted to mental health professionals. I knew this would provide an added challenge as there wasn’t already an audience of mental health professionals familiar with crowdfunding on this […]