A short guide produced by Camden Learning, with the aim to support any staff who might have to have conversations with parents who are feeling anxious and distressed. This contains tips and prompts to help manage these conversations, as well as methods on challenging unhelpful thoughts and additional resources.
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A guide from ‘Coping with Coronavirus’ about understanding your anxiety better, including why and how to manage it through breath-work, relaxation and grounding exercises.
Nell Nicholson is the Head Teacher of Gloucester House, the Tavistock Children’s Day Unit and Outreach Service. She talks about the challenge of leading a school during coronavirus, the pros and the cons for teachers, children and parents and the moment of re-opening the school.
Ravi Rana is a Clinical Psychologist and Director of Therapies at East London NHS Foundation Trust. In this podcast she talks about the wealth of information created in response to COVID-19 for the general public and health and social care professionals, and that while helpful, there is a danger of becoming overwhelmed and indifferent to new information and feel deskilled and incompetent. Many already have the skills needed to deal with the challenges of the pandemic, with communication and comradery […]
Dr Sarah Appleton is a Clinical Psychologist working in Employee Health for Central London Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Sarah shares strategies about how to best regulate difficult emotions to allow you to effectively identify and connect with sources of help. Two blogs accompany this podcast, one entitled ‘Why we’re all grieving’ written by Sarah and the other ‘Suffering during a time of crisis’ written by her colleague Neal Gething.
Sheena Webb is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Service Manager and Joint Clinical Lead for the Family Drug and Alcohol Court Team, at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. She speaks about what happens when we are pushed out of our comfort zone in response to distressing situations and pressures at work, and how to manage our inner critic.
Tavistock&Portman · Jo Stubley – Introduction to Trauma Dr Jo Stubley, Consultant Medical Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst and Lead Clinician for the Tavistock Trauma Service. Here Jo presents a brief introduction to trauma in relation to the current pandemic.
‘FACE COVID’ is a set of practical steps for responding effectively to the Corona crisis, using the principles of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). A video by Dr Russ Harris illustrating how to use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to deal with the Corona crisis and the fear, anxiety and worry that goes with it.
Tavistock&Portman · Navigating the Resources Section We’ve curated these resources in response to what we are hearing from you, and will continue to add more as the situation and your needs change over time. You can filter by Topic; Audiences; Formats – or use the Search function if you want to find something more specific. Can’t find what you want? Get in touch via the Contact us page. [posts_table post_type=”resource” columns=”title,content,cf:resource_link,tax:topic,tax:audience,tax:format” filters=”tax:topic,tax:audience,tax:format”]
Heads Together have published a free toolkit with resources and tips to help address anxiety arising from these challenging times. The toolkit includes a booklet to support schools, videos to provide practical guidance and tips to schools, parents and carers about coronavirus (COVID-19) and mental health, activities to ease anxiety that can be done at school or at home, and other helpful advice, helplines and resources for adults and children.