Click with JFCS for Healthcare Professionals is a series of videos from JFCS’ team of experts that offers tips and tools for self-care and meaningful community connections. Content will be updated frequently.
Techniques For Calming a Panic Attack
Mobile Therapist Michael Byrne walks us through four Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) TIPPs you can use to calm yourself when feeling extra anxious or if you might have a panic attack. Temperature Intense Exercise Paced breathing Paired Muscle Relaxation
One Pot Pasta
Try this flexible, simple, and healthy one-post pasta recipe from Kitchen Manager and Educator Drew Gold.
Understanding Trauma and Triggers
Holocaust Survivor Support Program Director Carly Bruski, LMSW, introduces the basics of trauma and how it connects to triggers in our lives. She also offers some ways to manage triggers in the time of COVID-19 and the pressure of “toxic positivity.”
Quick and Delicious Smoothies
Ricki Eisenstein is the Program Coordinator for Our Closet – Powered by JFCS but she’s also a pro at making nutritious and delicious smoothies! Learn how to make a smoothie with ingredients you have in your fridge so you can stay healthy at home.
Turning a Worry Spiral into Constructive Thoughts
When life feels overwhelming, it can be hard to manage anxious thoughts. Mobile Therapist Michael Byrne offers tips for turning a worry spiral into constructive thought.
Creating a Sensory Kit
Galia Godel, LGBTQ Initiative Program Manager, shares her own sensory kit and tips to creating one for yourself. A sensory kit holds items that help you reconnect to what makes you feel calm and grounded when you are anxious, stressed, or overstimulated.
Carrot and Chickpea Soup Recipe
Join Drew Gold, Kitchen Manager and Educator, for a quick and delicious soup recipe that’s a perfect fit for when you’re self-isolating: it utilizes ingredients that last a long time, feeds many, and freezes well.
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JFCS’ Support for Healthcare Professionals is made possible through generous funding from Jeffrey Lurie and the Philadelphia Eagles.