A mental health professional's guide to helping clients cope during Covid-19
Growing Through Discomfort is a free five-part video series from Esther Perel addressing specific aspects of how mental health professionals and their clients are impacted by the current state of the world due to Covid-19.
The guests featured here appear on Esther Perel's online training platform, Sessions. They share their wisdom and experience on grief, loss, stress, and health to help you and your clients navigate change and difficult conversations.
Video 1: Why Is Change So Difficult? with Julia Samuel and Esther Perel
Explore two important questions; Why are we so resistant to change? What happens when we embrace the discomfort of it?
Video 2: From Mantras To Cold Showers: Regulating Stress with Elissa Epel and Esther Perel
The more acute the stress, the more important it is to have a strategy to regulate these moments. Discover highly practical exercises to help calm yourself or your clients.
Video 3: Setting Boundaries As Self-Love with Dr. Madeleine Castellanoes and Esther Perel
Understand the importance of setting limits and how to have a productive conversation with someone you love who disagrees with you.
Video 4: How Do You Want To Be Remembered? Family Care Planning with Sierra Campbell and Esther Perel
One of the hardest conversations we may have is talking about death with loved ones. Learn how to help your clients engage in the critical conversations around end of life.
Bonus Exercise: Let’s Take A Walk: Benefits Of Conversations In Motion with Julia Samuel and Esther Perel
A simple but impactful way to have difficult conversations while shaking up the staleness of sitting face to face or behind a screen.