Stress and anxiety related to the COVID-19 epidemic are understandable. Although reaching out for help can feel daunting, an experienced therapist can help support you and provide tools for managing this stressful situation.
Because of their proximity to the sick as well as the rate they are learning dire pieces of information, many healthcare workers are developing compassion fatigue.
The American Psychological Association’s 21 Practice Guidelines for LGB Clients urge psychologists and therapists to use interventions that increase clients’ sense of safety. The Guidelines are also designed to reduce client anxiety, help clients develop personal and social resources, resolve trauma, and empower clients to confront social stigma and discrimination.