Stress & Resilience During COVID
with Patrice Crisostomo, PhD
with Patrice Crisostomo, PhD
Episode 22, Season 1 | March 10, 2021
In a year where every one of us has experienced the loss of normalcy, safety and independence, we are feeling the effects of psychological and physiological fatigue. Stress can manifest itself in a variety of physical, emotional and behavioral symptoms, which can make it harder for kids to learn and contribute to risk of developing mental health difficulties. Tune in as Patty Crisostomo, PhD, Clinical Program Manager and Licensed Psychologist at CHC, explains our bodies’ stress response during COVID and how we can build resilience during challenging times. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of why you (and your child) feel the way you do, a sense of self-validation and a doctor’s orders to “be kind to yourself.”
Dr. Patrice Crisostomo is a licensed clinical psychologist who is passionate about working with children, adolescents, parents and families. She has extensive experience conducting comprehensive psychological assessments and providing evidence-based treatments for youth and families. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Psychology, with honors. Thereafter, she coordinated a longitudinal research study evaluating treatment outcomes for children with ADHD. She pursued graduate studies at the University of Denver (DU), where she completed her MA and PhD in Child Clinical Psychology. At DU, her research focused on understanding components of psychotherapy that lead to improvements in the treatment of adolescent depression. She completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral psychology internship at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University/CHC’s consortium. She sought continued training in comprehensive psychological assessments and evidence-based treatments of anxiety and mood disorders, autism and developmental disabilities and eating disorders through a postdoctoral fellowship within the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University (APA-accredited).
Learn more about CHC’s Clinical Services
How stress affects your brain (TED Talk)
The Explosive Child and other books by child psychologist and author Ross Greene
Understanding the stress response (Harvard Medical School)
Stress in American 2020 (APA)
Parenting Stress: What causes it, and how does it change us? (Parenting Science)
Building your resilience (APA)
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