An Illustrated Resource on How to Build Relationships in a Pandemic

Can we take a moment to collectively acknowledge how hard this is right now? With everything going on, we need people more than ever, but for many of us, connecting has never been harder. It’s ok if this is hard. It’s self care- and real self care always has a cost. Choosing one or two…

Disaster Response and Recovery

Phases of Disaster & Collective Trauma: Mental Health & Recovery

None of us really know what it looks like to survive and thrive beyond a global pandemic. Thankfully, past government funding for research about disaster response has produced some resources we can adapt, so we don’t have to start at square one in figuring out how to care for ourselves, support others, and care for…

Therapy Interventions for Families with Young Children

Kids and COVID-19: 6 Activities Supporting Meaning Making and Resiliency

The first draft of this illustration was created as a professional resource, but as Social Distancing entered the global vocabulary and #quarantinewithkids started trending, I wanted to create a resource for parents who are helping kids process the experience of being a kid during a pretty scary time.   There is a great visual floating…

Isolation Mental Health Wellbeing Daily To-Do List Worksheet

Our lives have changed significantly in the past few weeks as Covid-19 has spread around the globe and into our communities. In the space of a month we shifted from life-as-usual to- if our jobs and lifestyles allowed it- nearly complete isolation. For all of us, this is a challenge. For individuals struggling with mental…