Social Emotional HealthMindful Analogies By Matt Leahy, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist Nov 05, 2014 Dr. Matt Leahy, Clinical Psychologist for Momentous Institute recently wrote a guest blog on Psych Central about how to handle the question, "Why am I in therapy?" He recommends using a mindful analogy. From the article: For elementary school-aged children, a mindful analogy is often an excellent tool to employ. Analogies help children make sense of concepts that often aren’t easily explained. It’s remarkable to see how a mindful analogy created in tandem with a child can help him or her understand questions such as why therapy is important and necessary. We love the analogy he uses in the example about a car on a road trip. To read the full article, CLICK HERE.