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Coping Skills Toolbox is a counseling game to help children learn how to implement various types of coping skills, establish healthy social skills, and manage self-talk.  It incorporates cognitive behavioral counseling through play.  This is a go-to game for counselors, as these skills can be beneficial to most mental health conditions.    


Card Topics Include:

Hammering Out Negative Thoughts - Address basic cognitive behavioral skills to stop negative thoughts and replace them with positive thoughts.

Leveling Out Your Emotions - Focus on emotional regulation and awareness of the emotional state.

Tightening Up Your Relationships - These cards address communication and boundaries within relationships. 

Cutting to the Heart of the Issue - Addresses underlying thoughts, beliefs, or resentments leading to negative emotions.


This game was designed to be very general to be used for a wide range of issues and in various formats. It can be used for individual, group, or family counseling.


You can now play our counseling games interactively online! This game comes to you via PowerPoint or Google Slides. You can share your screen while doing telehealth so your client can see the game.


You will receive a zip file with the PowerPoint version as well as a text document containing the link to the Google Slides version.  Be sure you are NOT in presentation mode while playing, as the game pieces will not move. See the attached tutorial video for more information.


Here is a link to a tutorial for how to play games via Google Slides:


This game is also avilable as a hard copy and PDF download.

Coping Skills Toolbox Online / Telehealth Version

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