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New Online Course on Mental Wellness

 

Transitions can be notoriously challenging, including the recovery from life during the pandemic. After our successful Coping with COVID online course, I am glad to be able to continue to offer new resources to support individuals during this time.

Therefore, I am delighted to announce the release of our new online course:

The course provides an opportunity for in-depth engagement with innovative ideas and strategies for increasing mental wellness using acceptance-based principles and tools.

Course benefits include:

  • Better managing everyday life stressors and challenges
  • Learning to overcome low motivation, procrastination, and bad habits
  • Coping with difficult feelings and thoughts
  • Increasing self-esteem and self-confidence

For more information, check out the course page.

Until July 1st, you can enjoy a 75% discount.

Dr. Joachim Sehrbrock, R.Psych. (#1945)
Executive Director at Alethea Services

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Transitioning out of COVID Restrictions

If you are apprehensive about transitioning out of COVID restrictions, you are not alone. This particular transition back to the “old normal” is making lots of people anxious. It’s a good time to check your coping skills. Here’s an interesting article about it:

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/5-tips-from-mental-health-experts-on-transitioning-out-of-covid-restrictions

 

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COVID 19 Stress Management

It seems that the latest public health restrictions in response to the latest wave of COVID have hit many people really hard. Lots of people feel disappointed and stressed that the pandemic is still going on and restrictions are still being imposed.

If you feel like that, here are five stress excellent stress management tools:

https://www.apa.org/topics/covid-19/stress-management-tools

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COVID “FOGO” Fear of Going Out

Over the last few months, I have noticed a significant increase in the phenomenon of “FOGO” or Fear of Going Out in my work with individuals. Re-entering society after everything we’ve been through can be tough. Here’s an interesting article about this.

https://vancouversun.com/health/local-health/covid-19-has-fogo-got-you-no-go-heres-what-you-can-do-about-a-fear-of-going-out

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Toxic Positivity

Have you ever felt annoyed by someone being annoyingly positive, to the point where it can feel invalidating of genuine and real but difficult feelings? This is a great article about an antidote: tragic optimism. Take a look!

https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20210302-tragic-optimism-the-antidote-to-toxic-positivity

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Coping with COVID Resources

Here is an excellent collection of handouts and other resources about how to stay mentally well and healthy during the COVID crisis. The list was developed by the Canadian Psychological Association.

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FREE “Coping with COVID” Online Course

Check out our brand-new FREE (no strings attached) online course on “Coping with COVID”!

This 6-module online course introduces research-based information and strategies for how to enhance your mental wellness, strengthen your resilience, help you better cope with anxiety or low mood and other difficult emotional states of mind, and show you how to create healthy habits around screen time, substance use, and other health-related issues.

We hope you find it helpful in these turbulent times.

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Coping with COVID Course Coming Soon

As our inaugural online course, we are delighted to announce the forthcoming “Coping with COVID” course. The course is geared towards helping individuals better manage the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will consist of several modules covering topics like healthy habits, media consumption, and lots of strategies to make coping with the pandemic easier.

Stay tuned!

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Founding of Alethea Services

Let me introduce myself: I am Dr. Joachim Sehrbrock and I am thrilled to announce the founding of Alethea Services. The primary purpose of Alethea Services will be promoting mental health and wellbeing through psychological services and educational programming like online and live workshops.

For the time being, Alethea Services will focus on providing psychological services. The first priority for subsequent expansion is to create online trainings and workshops to address the mental health and wellbeing needs as part of the COVID-19 crisis. In this light, a course on “Coping with COVID” is underway and will go online soon. So stay tuned!

Please do not hesitate to reach out to find out about our services.