The first half of 2020 has been a tough year for so many people. With so much happening in the world, you might feel stressed, worried, overwhelmed, and scared. We are here to connect with you during this challenging time. We have identified a few topics to help you brighten up your mental wellness during the summer months. Think of this is a way to get some vitamin D through our webinars.
Dr. Watlington & Associates will provide LIVE webinars that will give you tools and strategies to brighten up your mental wellness. So here’s a peek at what you will get from each webinar:
Are you feeling down from the pandemic and stressed by parenting in such uncertain times? This webinar is designed to help parents and their children navigate their anxiety and put some of that stress to rest. Please join in for an hour of information on how you combat both during COVID-19.
Webinar host: Teka Pope has her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburg. Teka takes pride in helping children and their families manage difficult experiences, thereby building a greater connection.
Racism is associated with a host of psychological consequences, including depression, anxiety, and other serious, sometimes debilitating conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder and substance use disorders. During this webinar, Dr. Watlington will discuss the impact that racial trauma has on Black and Brown communities and share strategies that we can use to take care of our mental wellness.
Webinar host: Dr. Christina Watlington received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She has over a decade of experience working with clients with depression, anxiety, PTSD, and related disorders. She is the President of Dr. Watlington & Associates and is the Chair of a non-profit organization to empower women, Rise & Shine Women’s Support Services. A humorous and passionate present, Dr. Watlington likes to present on topics that empower others to live a life aligned with their values.
Are you too blessed to be stressed? Not all stress is bad, but that bad stress can take a toll on our mind, body, and spirit. This webinar will help you understand the difference between “okay” stress and not-so-good stress. You will also be able to develop your own stress management plan.
Webinar host: Tia Jones Medine is a licensed clinical social worker. She earned her Master’s of Social Work degree from Delaware State University. Tia believes that no one can empower themselves better than themselves.