Coping made easy

A Guide for Coping

Do Something New to Cope

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In order to cope effectively, we need many ways to cope so if one doesn’t work there are always more to choose from. We tend to use  a few tried and true ways of coping and are not sure what to do when they fail. Adding new coping can help. What can you do to cope today that you don’t normally do? Ask around for ideas if you are not sure what to try. Keep trying until you find something new that works for you.

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Author: Dr. Ann Goelitz

Dr. Goelitz is a writer and a scholar with a wide scope of clinical experience, ranging from working with trauma survivors after September 11th to her role as a psychiatric social worker at a top New York hospital. For the past ten plus years, she has specialized in her private practice on cognitive behavioral therapy, dream analysis, and EMDR, helping clients navigate transitions and heal from trauma and loss. A seasoned educator, she has done extensive public speaking, published numerous articles, and co-authored an award winning resource directory for caregivers. Her soon-to-be published book, From trauma to healing, has received endorsement and accolades from leaders in the field of trauma. Her latest writing projects include a book on how to cope with stress written with both laypeople and professionals in mind. She has taught at Columbia University and Hunter College.

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