Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Your Therapist

Finding a gift for anyone is hard. Finding a gift for your therapist can be even harder. Some therapists don’t accept gifts because it blurs the lines of what is appropriate and what is not appropriate. If your therapist is one that is ok with getting a gift, we have done the work for you. We’ve found fifteen thoughtful gifts for your therapist. 

 The best gifts to your therapist will be one that says something about them and their practice.

How Are You Feeling Today? Poster Magnet by Jim Borgman

Poster Discount How Are You Feeling Today? Emotions MAGNET 4x6

This item typically is a poster that you can hang on your wall. The mood magnet is handy. Your therapist would probably enjoy having that on their refrigerator as a daily reminder to check in with themselves and not just their clients.

Motivational Quote Posters for Their Office

Motivational Inspirational Quotes Art Prints 4 Pack | Set of Four Photos 8x10 Unframed | Classroom Office Home Wall Art - Inspire Teen Boy Girl Fitness Success Workout Sports Gym Hard Work Decor

On the topic of posters, you can always get your therapist a motivational quote poster for their office. You can find these posters anywhere. However, a fan favorite is this four-pack of motivational and inspirational quotes. These art prints an excellent gift for your therapist.

Therapist "Badass" Mug

Andaz Press 11oz. Campfire Enamel Mug Gift, Therapist Because Badass Isn't an Official Title, 1-Pack, Stainless Steel Metal Camp Cup Christmas Birthday Present Ideas, Includes Gift Box

If your therapist has a good sense of humor, then you might want to get them this coffee mug to remind them that they are a badass. The full quote on this mug reads, "Therapist, because badass miracle worker isn't an official job title." This mug is meaningful because, in just a few short words, it recognizes how important your therapist has been in your life.

Inspirational Quote Pen

Carl Jung Engraved Inspirational Quote Pen - Who looks outside, dreams; Who looks inside, awakes. - Psychology Gifts for Psychologists Therapists Counselors Intellectuals

Therapists do a lot of writing, making this pen useful. It is also interesting. The quote on this durable pen reads, ""Who looks outside, dreams; Who looks inside, awakes." This quote is the kind that can get you thinking. It is also affordable, making it a great gift idea.

Cards of Humanity

Dysfunctional Family Therapy (Adult Mad Libs) by Roger Price (2009-01-08)

If your therapist has a good sense of humor and likes to laugh, then this is the perfect gift. Cards of Humanity can help relieve stress because the game is quite entertaining. This gift is one that your therapist will likely use, and that is a huge win when it comes to finding the perfect gift for your therapist.

Stress Less Cards

Stress Less Cards - 50 Mindfulness & Meditation Exercises - Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety - The Original Deck

Stress cards include 50 practical meditation exercises. These meditation exercises are easy to implement. It has efficient exercises. This is the perfect gift for your therapist. Your therapist can use it as an icebreaker with new clients.

Decorative Tissue Holder

DWELLZA Tissue Box Cover Square - Decorative Bathroom Tissue Holder, Silver Mosaic Collection, Bottom Slider, Silver Bathroom Accessories

Therapy can be intense. You talk about a lot of privacy issues. It can be a rollercoaster of emotions. Amid the chaos, you will come to a point where you need a good cry. Your therapist will be happy that she has tissues ready to go to console someone upset. Not to mention, this decorative tissue holder is an excellent upgrade from your standard tissue box.

Spiral Notebook Lined Notepad with Pen in Holder and Sticky Notes

TOODOO 4 Packs Spiral Notebook Lined Notepad with Pen in Holder and Sticky Notes, Page Marker Colored Index Tabs Flags (Medium,Brown Cover)

These spiral notebooks are great for organization. This color note pad with sticky notes is sure to be a hit with your therapist. It comes in packs of four so your therapist can use them for multiple different things. This isn't your standard post-it note. No, this notebook is an upgrade. It comes in several colors, and features lined paper to write on as well.

Hourglass Sand Timer

OrgaNice Hourglass Sand Timer - 30 Minute & 5 Minute Timer Set - Improve Productivity & Achieve Goals - Stay Focused & Be More Efficient - Time Management Tool - [Gift-Ready Packaging]

If you are looking for a traditional gift for your therapist, look no further. This hourglass sand timer is your best bet. It comes in a set of two. One is a five-minute timer, and the other is a thirty-minute timer. It is an efficient time management tool, and when used regularly, it can help improve productivity. Plus, this hourglass timer would look great in your therapist's office.

A 1,000 Piece Fireworks Jigsaw Puzzle

Glow in The Dark 1000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Puzzle (Fireworks)

Jigsaw puzzles are known to improve your memory, improve your concentration, and get you to think logically. Plus, puzzles are known for being a fun activity. The neat thing about this particular fireworks jigsaw puzzle is that it glows in the dark!

Succulent Plants Rooted In Planter Pots

Succulent Plants (5 Pack), Fully Rooted in Planter Pots with Soil - Real Live Potted Succulents / Unique Indoor Cactus Decor by Plants for Pets

The reason succulent plants are a great gift because they are low maintenance. Succulent plants do not require a lot of water or tending to. These plants also add life to office space, making it feel like home. This unique gift idea is sure to be a hit with your therapist.

A Candy Sprinkle Clipboard

Dylan's Candy Bar IG101015 Candy Sprinkles Clipboard, 8.375 x 11.875 x .375-Inches

This is a see-through acrylic clipboard featuring colorful beads that move around when shaken. What makes this gift great is that it is a lot of fun to use and have. Your therapist likely takes notes using a clipboard and a pad of paper, making it one of the most practical gifts on this list for your therapist. It's time to upgrade your therapist's boring clipboard to something cheerful.

101 Famous Poems Book

101 Famous Poems

101 Famous Poems is an interesting book. This book features a collection of English speaking poems from various poets. It includes all the greats from William Shakespeare to Vincent Millay. Poetry has the power to fill your heart with inspiration, hope, and strength. It is a reminder to appreciate other ways of thinking. Poems are an opportunity to make sense of everyone's hectic lives. With words that inspire, your therapist is sure to love this book.

A Charm Bracelet

Infinity Collection Therapist Keychain - A Great Therapist is Hard to Find but Impossible to Forget Jewelry - Therapist Gift for Men and Women

A charm bracelet is a perfect way to show your appreciation for your therapist. A charm bracelet is a symbol of passion. It is a collection of memories from different events in your life and a one-of-a-kind gift. Giving your therapist a charm bracelet is a way to thank them for everything they've helped you with. It's a little gift that makes a difference and can last your therapist a lifetime.

Himalayan Crystal Salt Rock Lamp

LEVOIT Kana Salt Lamp, Himalayan/Hymilain Pink Crystal Large Sea Rock, Night Light, with Real Rubber Wood Base, Dimmable Touch Switch, Holiday Gift, ETL Certified, 2 Extra Bulbs

A Himalayan Crystal Salt Rock Lamp is a thoughtful gift for your therapist. It comes in a special gift box and is great for any occasion. This lamp brightens the mood when it's plugged in, adding a welcoming ambiance to your therapist's office. Your therapist must have a welcoming environment because therapy can be intense. Your therapist will definitely appreciate this gift.


Hopefully, with this list, you can find an appropriate gift for your therapist. Each of these gifts is unique in their own ways. Each gift has a purpose, and your therapist is sure to love what you get them. Not to mention, gift-giving is the best way to show your appreciation for the difference your therapist has made in your life. 

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