Finding Peace in a Pandemic
In this episode, Dr. Jay-Sheree Allen and Shawna Marie Aarons-Cooke, LCSW-R, discuss mental wellness during the pandemic. Specifically we discuss:
- What does mental health look like now in COVID-19
- Stress and anxiety triggers to the body
- How to take care of our bodies
- Mental wellness and coping strategies for parents & kids at home.
Dr. Jay-Sheree Allen is a Jamaican born, Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician in Minnesota, USA who completed her residency training at the Mayo Clinic and received her medical degree from Meharry Medical College. She is committed to improving the health of her generation, both locally and globally, through the promotion and practice of primary care and preventative medicine. Recognizing the power of media to deliver relevant and timely health messages, she has published with ABC News as a Medical Journalism Intern and is currently the host of the Millennial Health podcast.
Shawna Marie Aarons-Cooke, LCSW-R, CASAC-2 is the founder and CEO of Healing Truth Center™. A native New Yorker of Jamaican heritage, Shawna Marie committed herself to her personal path of spiritual discovery and healing which led to an extensive study of spiritual teachers, healers, philosophers and perspectives. She received ordinations in 2003, 2006, and 2008 and simultaneously received her Master of Social Work degree with specialized training in clinical practice in mental health and psychiatric settings. With all her credentials and training Shawna Marie has one core mission in life: facilitating insight for exceptional living. Healing Truth Center, founded in 2007, is her primary vehicle for this mission. She uses motivational books, life coaching, psychotherapy, couples’ counseling, events and online programs as her tools.
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