Dr. Roger Casey, Director, Education & Dissemination, National Center on Homelessness among Veterans, talks with experts from across the VHA on balancing personal and professional life through wellness and self-care while working with Veterans experiencing homelessness.
Mindfulness practices: A discussion
Jeff Belton, Tai Chi/Qi Gong Instructor, Recreation Assistant, discusses the efficacy of Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and mindfulness practices on health and wellness.
Helping staff help themselves
Kristi Whitford, LCSW, HUD-VASH Supervisor, discusses virtual team-building activities to assist staff with feeling connected during uncertain times.
Finding camaraderie when working virtual
Dr. Michal Wilson, Medical Advisor, VHA Homeless Program Office, offers a reflective look at managing stress through emotional validation. Discussion includes tools to assist with finding a relaxing, calm state when faced with isolation, grief, and uncertainty.
Caring for yourself: Why it’s important
Dr. Brian Meyer, PTSD-SUD Specialist, Clinical Psychologist, discusses the importance of caring for yourself during times of uncertainty and offers specific tools for individual use.
Informed sleep tips to promote self-care
Anne Wells, LCSW, Mental Health Licensed Clinical Social Worker,
discusses management of sleep during times of increased stress. The discussion includes specific tools as well as informed tips associated with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.
Self-care: Recognition of emotions
Dr. Matt Stimmel, National Training Director, Veterans Justice Programs, talks about the importance of self-care. The discussion focuses on impactful tools with recognition of reactions and associated emotions.
This is a great podcast with great guests. Very helpful!
Excellent, Just in time
This self care podcast is just what we all needed. Thank you!