Trauma and Beyond Psychological Center is now offering free online groups for Californians dealing with stress, anxiety or depression. These psycho-educational groups will help you to learn tools to use while sheltering at home! We are in this together and by staying connected and doing what we can to help one another we will make it through. We are offering 2 weekly groups by our licensed and experienced trauma informed therapists.
Thursday’s at 3:30pm – 4:45pm PST
Clyde Blair, LMFT
This group will help you to understand the nature of anxiety, stress, threat and offer tools for getting through these stressful times. You will learn coping skills and how to utilize both internal and external resources. This weekly group can be especially useful during the times that we are currently experiencing.
Mindfulness – is defined as “a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment while calmly acknowledging and accepting what feelings, thoughts and body sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.”
Monday’s at 1:30pm – 2:45pm PST
Celeste Mendelsohn, C-IAYT, ERYT500
The latest studies of trauma and treatment show somatic therapies to be exceptional tools in trauma recovery, and Yoga is one of the original somatic practices. Yoga was developed thousands of years ago as a way for people to heal mentally and emotionally, as well as physically.
Please join Celeste, the yoga therapist on staff at Trauma and Beyond, for an hour and a half of therapeutic yoga using somatic work including breathing practices, movement and meditations designed to help bring you ease and comfort as you navigate the waters these difficult times.