Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Michael D. Nelson uses the character Data from Star Trek: The Next Generation to explore ideas around coping with difficult emotions.

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DISCLAIMER: There is no “one size fits all” approach to mental health or therapy. What is helpful for one person may be very harmful to another. Just a reminder that content in the Play Therapy series is intended as appreciation of story-telling in cinema, media, and the arts while reflecting on mental health. It is not necessarily intended as specific clinical advice for *your* life or situation. Please weigh content in these videos against the advice and care of professionals who know *you* and the context of your individual situation.

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