Technical Tips, Networking, & Consultation
This page is intended to provide resources and support groups for mental health providers. The content on this page includes information on networking with other clinicians, information on online support groups to pass onto your patients, as well as resources to guidelines on reopening.
This collection of resources, gathered by NESTTD members and friends, stems from various local, national, and international sources of research, clinical care, and public health teams. Resource lists will be updated regularly. We welcome you to use and share these resources for the benefit of you and your loved ones.
Networking with other Clinicians
Peer to Peer Support Group
A weekly drop-in group providing resources, articles, tools, etc. If you're alone, in need of encouragement, support or willing to offer that encouragement to others (and not Zoomed out) please join. The group will meet on Mondays, 7-8:30PM EST. We will plan to meet weekly until further notice. To join or learn more, contact us here.
Health Care and First Responder Impact Specialty
Dr. Lisa Gallagher is accepting new referrals and is working & training on a national level to develop hypnotherapy protocols for first responders and medical professionals dealing directly with the pandemic. Her team is developing short self hypnosis protocols to help clients use stress breaks to promote psychological flexibility, rapidly reduce stress and activate the relaxation response and interweave imagery for grounding, healing, restful and dreamless sleep, hope, and resiliency. They are developing protocols for full psychotherapy sessions as well. Dr Gallagher will provide clients with recordings to use on the job or at home. She accepts: AllWays, BCBS, Cigna & Optum/UHC. Dr. Gallagaher is in Sharon, MA and her office can be reached at (781) 277-4677.
EMDR and AEDP Resource
Patricia Geller has practiced in Lexington for over 30 years. She has done EMDR since the 90’s and has used it online a lot. She often partners with therapists to do EMDR with their clients, and is volunteering with an EMDR group to bring support to those on the front lies of this huge crisis. She is am also certified in AEDP .
Patricia worked in a college setting for years and still sees teens, young adults, families, couples and adults. She has also done a lot of grief work and sees many people who have lost those they love. She is exploring running a group for college kids who are now home. Happy for anyone willing to consult on how to set that up. Please contact Patricia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
William James College Resource Center
As the COVID 19 public health emergency continues, the William James INTERFACE Referral Service is happy to make resources available to help mental health professionals, potential clients, individuals and families who are being impacted. For more resources check out the William James Interface Referral Service, and the William James College Resource Hub.
This resource is a link to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Health and Human Services Department presentation on reopening and their approach to it.
Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network
For guidance on responding to COVID-19 and more specifically on transitioning and thriving using telehealth services, check out these trainings.Particularly recommended are: