Resilience and Emotional Well-Being Video Series

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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
(También disponible en español)
Shaller

Feeling Extreme Emotions? Try a Survival TIPP

with Esme Shaller, PhD
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
(También disponible en español)
Katoa

Managing Health Anxiety in Times of Stress

with Candy Katoa, PsyD
   

Mind and body tips

Wolf

Brief Mindful Breathing for Anxiety

with Christiane Wolf, MD, PhD
(También disponible en español)
Epel

Deep Breathing: A Fundamental Part of Stress Reduction

with Elissa Epel, PhD
Bullard

Brief Positive Meditation

with David Bullard, PhD
Wolf

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

with Christiane Wolf, MD, PhD
Brainin-Rodriguez

Pausing and Refreshing With Yoga

with Jo Ellen Brainin-Rodriguez, MD, CYT
   

Health care workers and managers

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
Mangurian

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

with Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS
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

Using Telehealth for Universal IPV Education

with Margo Pumar, MD
Mangurian

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

with Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS
   

Parents and children

Ence

Helping Children Feel Calm and Regulated

with Whitney Ence, PhD, BCBA-D
(También disponible en español)
Haack

Parents Need Stress Management Too!

with Lauren M. Haack, PhD
(También disponible en español)
Felder

Staying Well While Pregnant

with Jennifer Felder, PhD
Holloway

PIPE Up! The Art of Awkward Conversations to Keep Your Kids Safe From Risky Behaviors

with Evan D. Holloway, PhD
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
(También disponible en español)
Garcia

Adolescent Sleep During COVID-19

with E’leyna Garcia, MS
(También disponible en español)
   

More well-being topics

Mason

Food, Food, Everywhere: Managing the Constant Urge to Eat

with Ashley Mason, PhD
Satterfield

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

with Jason M. Satterfield, PhD
Fortuna

Ways to Stay Socially Connected to Stay Well

with Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, MDiv
Prather

Getting a Good Night's Sleep

with Aric A. Prather, PhD
Weyer Jamora

Coping With Forgetfulness

with Christina Weyer Jamora, RN, PhD
(También disponible en español)
Pumar

Staying Safe in Relationships

with Margo Pumar, MD
(También disponible en español)
Peterson

Your Personal Surge Plan

with Alissa Peterson, MD
(También disponible en español)
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
   

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.