Updated health Information For Ontario and Canada
What might an on-line Session look Like on Jane App? Colleague Neil Hicks and I briefly demonstrate what an on-line session looks like on your computer screen.
Finally, I’ll be posting information for anxiety-resourcing on my website this week. Please feel welcome to check out the following links if you are seeking supportive bottom-up (body) techniques and top-down (cognitive) psycho-education.
Psychotherapy Infographics (pictures/illustrations)
A therapist's blog with kind information/explanations about anxiety related to COVID-19: Reading Material
Peter Levine's strategies for situational anxiety and fear (not just for trauma or boundary-work): Video Segment
Sympathetic Breathing Meditation: Images and Audio Narration
A meditation that helps calm the sympathetic nervous system's response to fear or anxiety. The narration is quite slow... but that is to help model or co-regulate a calming sensation via tone and pacing. It may be helpful to do the sympathetic breath meditation with "hand on chest" postures or any gesture and somatic resource that is supportive for you at this time. Translate the mediation with preferred words as you wish. Translate chronic stress with "situational or event-based stress" if you wish.
Bounce Back Ontario: The Ontario government has announced an expansion of online and virtual mental health supports, including BounceBack, to help Ontarians navigating the difficult realities in the wake of COVID-19. Please see https://bouncebackontario.ca/