Actions and helpful resources
PREVENTATIVE MEASURES FOR COVID-19
This is a scary time for most of us. We want to stay safe and healthy; Moreover, we want to protect the most vulnerable in the population (the elderly and the immunocompromised). Therefore, I am only offering secure online and phone sessions at this time.
I know it's not the same as in-person sessions. However, I have been pleasantly surprised at how effective and good secure online sessions can be. If you want to give it a try please contact me.
If you to learn more about the surprising and positive experience of online therapy from a therapist's perspective, this article might help:
"The Surprising Intimacy of Online Therapy Sessions During the Pandemic" by Lori Gottlieb
HERE ARE A FEW RESOURCES TO MANAGE ANXIETY ABOUT COVID-19
Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak - World Health Organization This is a very practical resource that might help support your mental and psychological health during the outbreak
Explaining COVID-19 or Coronavirus to Children This is a lovely picture book that perfectly explains COVID-19 in a reassuring way to little ones (it's also nice to read for adults)
COVID-19 Manage Anxiety and Stress by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - This is a super comprehensive resource that talks about how to cope with the stress and anxiety resulting from COVID-19 as well as how to help those you love cope with it.
That discomfort you are feeling is grief. - This is a great article from the Harvard Business Review that accurately explains what some of us might be feeling.