Striving Through Tough Times


The current COVID-19 outbreak has indeed changed our world from the way we knew it. Be it flexible working or online schooling or simply managing your family and kids, each situation seems to be a cause of anxiety and stress among parents, coupled with lack of social interactions and the fear of unknown.

The talk is the part of a series of talks to help support our Mumz community, aiming to alleviate such concerns and help cope better during these times and shall address the following topics:

-How to talk to your child about Covid-19

-Managing anxiety in your child

-Engaging activities for maintaining calm

-Managing screen time

-How to face it as a family

This would be followed by a live Q&A session.

Dr.Vidya Ganapathy(M.B.B.S, D.P.M, M.D., M.I.P.S) is a Consultant Child and Family Psychiatrist with more than 15 years of experience in the field. She is the co-founder of Mansa Psychological Wellness Solutions. She conducts parental counselling and individual counselling for children with various behavioural and mental health needs. With a firm belief that the foundation of sound mental health is laid in childhood, she offers emotional wellness programs for schools, with age- appropriate and interactive sessions. Dr. Vidya is a certified therapist for early intervention in Autism: she designs Individual Intervention plans for her clients on the spectrum. Her multi-disciplinary team provides intervention by teleconsultations, to minimize any contact and the attendant risk to children and families during these Covid-19 times

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