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107, 2020

Making the Most of Online Therapy During Covid-19

By |July 1st, 2020|Categories: Life Transitions|0 Comments

I enjoy collaborating with other providers, since I think we learn so much through meaningful connection. I co-wrote this post with the wonderful Dr. Christine Chang. Learn more about her below. ---- The impact of the pandemic has been very palpable. During this stressful time, we may realize we need support and also notice that there might be barriers and ambivalence to getting and maintaining [...]

306, 2020

Systems of Oppression: Noticing, Dismantling, And Rebuilding

By |June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Life Transitions, Social Identities, Workplace Stress|0 Comments

Changing patterns take time, investment, awareness, and action. These same themes are essential for individuals, organizations, societies, and nations. If we wish to shift systems of oppression that perpetuate inequality within ourselves as well as within spaces that are important to us, we need to remember to offer time, investment, awareness and action. For those of us born into families and places that did not [...]

1005, 2020

4 Concepts to Help you Adjust to Your New Normal

By |May 10th, 2020|Categories: Burnout, Life Transitions, Workplace Stress|0 Comments

Being a New York City-based psychologist during the time of COVID-19 has highlighted the extent of adjusting, shifting, grieving, and healing we’ve all had to do. I’ve had to lean into my knowledge about trauma, burnout, grief, and compassion in a different way than before because the psychological impact has been real for everyone involved. During this time, we might need reminders that help us [...]

3003, 2020

Cultivating A Gratitude Practice

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: Burnout, Life Transitions|0 Comments

In the midst of the fear and panic of COVID-19, it feels so important to find gentle and realistic ways to protect our physical and mental health. A gratitude practice can be one way we ground ourselves, deepen our perspective, and validate the complexity of our experience. Here's a post on how we can cultivate this practice in a more authentic and gentle way. What [...]

2403, 2020

Work From Home Burnout Prevention Tips

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: Burnout, Life Transitions, Workplace Stress|0 Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic can really and understandably bring up a lot of stress. Fears about losing control can come up, and we might, in an effort to feel more grounded, look for ways to regain that control and agency. Sometimes though, we can lean into patterns that can be less healthy for us. One (unhealthier) way we might try to regain control is by throwing [...]

1301, 2020

How to Offer Kindness To Ourselves During Tough Times

By |January 13th, 2020|Categories: Burnout, Life Transitions|0 Comments

January can be a powerful month for many of us. It's a time of reflection, action, and creativity. Sometimes though that reflective process can get out of hand! We might notice all the ways things did not go according to plan or the ways we didn't show up the way we wished. We might even then start criticizing ourselves which can zap our self-worth and [...]