Window of Tolerance

Client Handout + Coloring Page

This resource includes both a visual explanation of the Window of Tolerance model, as well as an accompanying coloring page handout that clients can use to create their own personalized Window of Tolerance visual.
  • A helpful resource for introducing somatic theories, distress tolerance, and more!
  • Accessible for Beginners to Advanced
  • Interactive + expressive elements to directly engage clients in learning

Laurel Sims-Stewart

Therapist, Podcast Host, and Content Developer

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Laurel is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a background in art therapy. She is the recipient of the 2019 Bridge to Light award for Child Counseling and Support. In her work with the Academy, Laurel assists in content production, development, and training.

Laurel specializes in the treatment of trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, and life stage transitions. Throughout her time in practice, she has always gravitated toward an integrative, insight-based approach. She utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness and meditation, psychoeducation, and expressive techniques. She encourages all of her clients to take an active role in writing the narrative of their life by including elements of mind, body, and spirit throughout.