According to the World Health Organization, anxiety and depression alone cost the global economy $1 trillion annually. As we face ongoing stress, the mental health toll of the pandemic continues to threaten our wellbeing, relationships, and productivity. Dr. Marques, an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School will conduct an engaging and informative presentation. Speaking from her decades of clinical and research experience bringing cutting-edge science to organizations, Dr. Marques will teach science-driven skills that anyone can use to build resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. Attendees will receive an action-oriented toolkit as a supplement of the presentation. After the presentation, attendees will be able to: 1. Describe the biological underpinnings of stress 2. Explain how stress can impact work and life at home 3. Apply science-driven cognitive behavioral skills to increase emotion regulation and build resilience while experiencing ongoing stressors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemicDo you know others who would like more information about this topic? As an added benefit to our clients, we are extending this invitation to any friends, family or colleagues you think could benefit.
Dr. Luana MarquesAssociate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical SchoolDirector of Community Psychiatry PRIDE at Massachusetts General HospitalDr. Luana Marques is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the Director of Community Psychiatry PRIDE at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Dr. Marques is a national and international expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (CBTs) and a leader in increasing access to scientifically rigorous mental health practices. Her decades of clinical and research experience implementing evidence-based practices encompass all types of roles and settings, from front-line staff to CEOs, diverse communities to organizations, both in the US and globally. Dr. Marques is the President of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) and the author of Almost Anxious: Is My (or My Loved One’s) Worry or Distress a Problem?. Connect with her @DrLuanaMarques