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Volunteer Platform of Online Therapy, Coaching and Counseling

Managing and launching a platform to deliver free online therapy, coaching and counseling services to those in need during the pandemic.

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The best resources are always the official ones such as WHO since they provide reliable, expert and fact based information. Their info on mental health during the pandemic is a comprehensive one that offers great guidance for different segments of the society. Publications such as those in Psychology Today, Scientific American are also very helpful. Finding and posting humorous posts on Facebook is always a great way to cheer up others and yourself. Also posts from friends showing how they are spending their days, their thoughts and feelings are great as they make you feel we are all in this together. Participating in webinars that are in your area of interest help you connect with people with similar interests and learn new skills. 

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • WHO (World Health Organization)

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

More examples of exemplary leadership and crisis management

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

People who don't have access to internet

What is your current profession?

Coaching

In what city are you located?

Kyrenia

In what country are you located?

Cyprus

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I've been trying to help out fairly often on reddit but this subreddit could certainly use some professional soothing. https://www.reddit.com/r/COVID19_support/

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Thank you Cindy! I will check this out. Stay safe!