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In the Midst of Rapid Fire Change & Practicing Social-Distancing: Resilience, Coping, and Parenting Strategies for Everyone


How are you doing with the quick and ever changing daily stream of information? Are you coping while making big decisions as well as figuring out the day-to-day details for you and your family? Feeling overwhelmed, anxious and unsure who to manage your emotions as well as your children?

If you’re like most people,  daily life right now feels somewhat uncertain and worrisome as the news of Covid-19, or Coronavirus, changes and impacts life. We’re here to help. This expert panel will answer some of your questions and discuss how to:

  • Cope with uncertainty and anxiety
  • Continue living a purposeful and meaningful life
  • Practice proactive resilience to counter potential feelings of sadness, depression, and helpless  
  • Balance “being on vacation” and maintaining structure/ and consistency in parenting
  • Maintain social contact and strengthen relationships with the people you’re living with (even is small spaces!



    • Anne Marie Albano PhD, ABPP is Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry and Founder of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety in New York.  Sound advice for parenting children with anxiety can be found in her book “You and Your Anxious Child” and in her soon-to-be released TEDMED talk. 
    •  Jonathan Kaplan PhD serves as the Founding Director of the SoHo CBT + Mindfulness Center and author of Urban Mindfulness: Cultivating Peace, Presence, and Purpose In the Middle of It All
    • Dean McKay PhD ABPP: Dean McKay, PhD Professor of Psychology at Fordham University, and Past President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology
    • Rebecca Sachs, PhD ABPP, is a clinical psychologist specializing in Autism spectrum, OCD and severe anxiety. She brings warmth, sensitivity, and a strong sense of humor while working with individuals of all ages, including parenting work.
    • Hosted and moderated by Elliot Kaminetzky, PhD, Licensed psychologist and founder of myocdcare.com

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