"linical director and mental health therapist Kendall gives some thoughts on what do to about new symptoms of low mood or depression during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, or if you have an increase in symptoms.
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We can change our situation. It"s important to remind ourselves that everything is impermanentour emotions are impermanent, situations are impermanent, whether good, bad or neutral, everything is impermanent.
Practice writing down one activity that is self-soothing and pertains to each of your five senses: visual, touch, taste, sound, smell. Watch video above for examples.
EXERCISE AND HELPING PEOPLE CAN EFFECTIVELY LIFT US
As you start to feeling more energy or have moments that are more lifting, add in some movement to the day and find small ways to help others. Watch video above for examples."
Healing from trauma is a different process for each person. As a trauma-focused therapist I never tell my clients to do anything that I haven"t tried or use regularly in my ...TRAUMA TIPS ABOUT MINDFULNESS
I became a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Washington in 2011, after obtaining my Master"s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Fuller Theological Seminary in 2005 and ...Peregrine Counseling Services