Resilience and Emotional Well-Being Video Series

Hand holding an iPhone showing the video series on YouTube

To help you navigate the unique mental health and wellness challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences has put together a collection of short videos focused on ways we can protect and enhance our own emotional well-being. The videos, which are available for free on YouTube, feature strategies and techniques shared by mental health experts at UCSF, as well as some of our colleagues from around the nation. 

If you are interested in contributing a video to our library, please contact us at [email protected].

Psychological first-aid strategies

Metz

Emotion Regulation and Grounding in the Midst of COVID-19

with Sarah Metz, PsyD
Pumar

Health Care Workers: How to Prioritize Your Own Well-Being

with Margo Pumar, MD
Pumar

"My Patients Are All Stressed!": Health Care Worker Tips on Supporting Patients While Supporting Yourself

with Margo Pumar, MD
Satterfield

Reduce Depression by Doing Things You Love

with Jason M. Satterfield, PhD
Satterfield

Adopt the Thoughts That Bolster You!

with Jason M. Satterfield, PhD
Bullard

Brief Positive Meditation

with David Bullard, PhD
Brainin-Rodriguez

Pausing and Refreshing With Yoga

with Jo Ellen Brainin-Rodriguez, MD, CYT
Wolf

Brief Mindful Breathing for Anxiety

with Christiane Wolf, MD, PhD
Wolf

Be Your Own Best Friend: Self-Compassion for Stress Reduction

with Christiane Wolf, MD, PhD
Shaller

Feeling Extreme Emotions? Try a Survival TIPP

with Esme Shaller, PhD
Epel

Deep Breathing: A Fundamental Part of Stress Reduction

with Elissa Epel, PhD
   

General emotional well-being strategies and special topics

Fortuna

Ways to Stay Socially Connected to Stay Well

with Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, MDiv
Mangurian

Balancing Act: Being a Mom and a Health Care Provider During Stressful Times

with Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS
Katoa

Managing Health Anxiety in Times of Stress

with Candy Katoa, PsyD
Weyer Jamora

Coping With Forgetfulness (English)

with Christina Weyer Jamora, RN, PhD
Weyer Jamora

Lidiando con el Olvido (Español)

con Christina Weyer Jamora, RN, PhD
Ence

Helping Children Feel Calm and Regulated

with Whitney Ence, PhD, BCBA-D
Haack

Parents Need Stress Management Too!

with Lauren M. Haack, PhD
Felder

Staying Well While Pregnant

with Jennifer Felder, PhD
Rabow

Grief in the Time of Coronavirus

with Michael W. Rabow, MD
Nguyen

Defeat the Virus, Not Each Other: Using Language to Reduce Discrimination

with Thu T. Nguyen, ScD, MSPH
Satterfield

Self-Medicating With Alcohol: How to Limit Harm and Stay Healthy

with Jason M. Satterfield, PhD
Prather

Getting a Good Night's Sleep

with Aric A. Prather, PhD
Machtinger and Lieberman

Trauma and Resiliency-Informed Telehealth Care: Part 1

with Alicia Lieberman, PhD, and Edward Machtinger, MD
Machtinger

Trauma and Resiliency-Informed Telehealth Care: Part 2

with Alicia Lieberman, PhD, and Edward Machtinger, MD
Lieberman

Trauma and Resiliency-Informed Telehealth Care: Part 3

with Alicia Lieberman, PhD, and Edward Machtinger, MD
Pumar

Staying Safe in Relationships (English)

with Margo Pumar, MD
Berrios

Mantenerse Segurx en Relaciones (Español)

con Jacqueline Berrios, MSW, LCSW
Pumar

Using Telehealth for Universal IPV Education

with Margo Pumar, MD
Haack

Establishing Routines and Family Expectations

with Lauren M. Haack, PhD
Swan

Feeling Anxious? Ways for Children and Teens to Cope

with Anna Swan, PhD
Garcia

Adolescent Sleep During COVID-19

with E’leyna Garcia, MS
Mangurian

Fostering Resilience During COVID-19 for Your Staff: Pearls for Managers and Leaders

with Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS
Peterson

Your Personal Surge Plan

with Alissa Peterson, MD
   

Instructions for translating these videos into other languages

YouTube provides auto-translated captions in over 100 languages. To turn on captions in the language of your choice, please follow the instructions below.

  1. Open the link to the video.
  2. On the bottom left corner of the video, you should see a symbol of a gear for video settings.
  3. Press the gear symbol and a small menu box will appear.
  4. In the menu box, press “Subtitles/CC” and then select “Auto-translate”
  5. Another menu box will appear and you can scroll down to select the language of your choice. After selecting a language, translated captions will automatically be applied to the video.
     
Please note: This is a computerized translation service provided by a third party vendor (YouTube). The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Regents of the University of California have no control over the nature, content, and availability of the service, and accordingly cannot guarantee the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of the translations provided.