December 9, 2020
All Under the Same Roof: Family Dynamics While Sheltered-in-Place
About The Episode
We are all feeling the strain of living, working and schooling under one roof. It is a challenging time for families – if there has ever been a need for compassion, it certainly is now. We sat down with Jennifer Leydecker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Program Manager at CHC, to get her expert advice on ways to reduce stress and add compassion to your family dynamic. Spoiler alert: take care of yourself first!
Jennifer Leydecker, LMFT
Clinical Program Manager at CHC
Sheltering in place has created some new family dynamics. Emotions and anxiety are heightened as we deal with COVID-19, distance learning and more. What can you as a parent do to support a healthy family environment in your home? Tune into this podcast to hear about some strategies you can use now.
Guest: Jennifer Leydecker, LMFT, Clinical Program Manager at CHC
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Jennifer Leydecker’s Reading Recommendations
Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski & Amelia Nagoski
Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown