This Season of Ashes (a reflection on COVID-19)

About the writer: Kelly Flanagan, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and co-founder of Artisan Clinical Associates in Naperville, IL. He is also a writer and blogs regularly about the redemption of our personal, relational, and communal lives. Kelly is married, has three children, and enjoys learning from them how to be a kid again.Continue reading “This Season of Ashes (a reflection on COVID-19)”

COVID-19 positive: Day 38 and counting

About the writer: Karen Sprinkel is a psychotherapist in private practice in Oakland, California. 3/29/20 My brief PSA: I tested positive for COVID-19 and never had a cough, congestion or chest pain. I’m likely on Day 17. The virus is still unstudied so information is not completely accurate. Please stay home, help flatten the curveContinue reading “COVID-19 positive: Day 38 and counting”

My Fists still clench

About the writer: Kevin is a doctorate student in the field of psychology living in Oakland, CA.  He loves and deeply misses his ’ohana.  My Fists still clench Another day passes…Another conversation had over ZoomIn an attempt to create “normalcy.”Another casual ask from a friend on how I’m doing. This time thoughThe unconscious (finally) arises…And breaksContinue reading “My Fists still clench”

10 Days with COVID: Symptoms and Survival

About the writer: Amy Mogck is a writer and multi-passionate entrepreneur who loves helping families deepen their connections through conscious parenting. She lives in Manitou Springs, CO, USA and enjoys reading, hiking, and dancing toward love in a strange time.   How many of you are arguing about politics or worried about money? This crisis isContinue reading “10 Days with COVID: Symptoms and Survival”

Miscarrying twins while sheltering in place

About the writer: Jocelyn is a Chinese-American psychologist living with her husband and two children in Oakland, CA, USA. “We went to school, and then, with a flip of a switch, everything changed.” This is what my 8-year-old said over dinner last night, recounting his last day of school before it closed on March 16th. Continue reading “Miscarrying twins while sheltering in place”