Facing Fears of Coronavirus During Pregnancy

BIBS, BALLOONS, AND BASSINETS. That’s what I wanted to think of when I became pregnant with my twin babies. Being a first-time mom, I was filled with excitement, joy, and anxiety. I asked myself, “How am I going to be a full-time healthcare worker AND a mother of twins?” Not knowing the answer stirred up…

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Is Telehealth therapy as effective as in-person therapy?

With COVID-19 keeping us all in our homes, you may be wondering how you will receive mental health services when you are unable to meet with a therapist face-to-face. When the concept of telehealth therapy or online therapy began circulating the therapy world, so did a lot of questions.  Therapy is an inherently personal process.…

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5 Ways to Cope With the Disappointment of Canceled Events Due to COVID-19

It may feel like the COVID-19 pandemic has brought your life to a screeching halt. After the government set social distancing measures and closed businesses and schools, it seemed like everything was canceled. Students received cancellation notices of their college and high school graduations. High School prom is no longer taking place. Sporting events stopped.…

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COVID-19 Impact on the Mental Health of Essential Business Workers

During the COVID-19 pandemic, essential business workers have been experiencing elevated anxiety. Grocery store workers have been working endlessly to re-stock shelves, but with this comes a risk of infection from the virus. Customers are flocking the stores and filling their shopping carts with food and bringing their germs in with them. The risk of…

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The Stages of Grief in the Time of COVID-19

In 1969, Kubler-Ross authored the 5 stages of grief that we are all familiar with when it comes to loss. Over 50 years later, during this time of COVID-19, they can provide us with a good framework for better understanding our emotional experience as we move through this global crisis and navigate these unprecedented times.…

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Essential Healthcare workers share how YOU can help support them

Healthcare workers share how YOU can help support them during COVID-19

I interviewed several frontline essential healthcare workers willing to talk to me candidly about their experiences – two RNs (registered nurses), an APN (advance practice nurse), a hospital administrator, and a mental health counselor. Based on these interviews, here is what we need to know, and what we need to do, to support our COVID-19…

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What is Telehealth Therapy?

Have you thought about trying out telehealth therapy services? The popularity of telehealth is rising in all areas of medicine. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), telehealth, also known as online therapy, is a health care service that uses telecommunications and virtual technology to deliver health care outside of traditional health care facilities. This…

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