Processing the Pandemic

A Workbook To Help You Recreate a Meaningful Life

A workbook to help you process the complex emotions that have come from navigating life in a global pandemic, and to reconnect with a healthier, stronger version of “you”

This interactive workbook includes teaching points from a licensed therapist, self-reflection journaling prompts, and concrete tools to help you move from simply surviving to fully living again.

By the end of this workbook, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of a global trauma response
  • Identify the symptoms of trauma
  • Identify the symptoms of depression, anxiety, and panic attacks
  • Learn ways to cope with those symptoms of depression, anxiety, and panic attacks
  • Identify and limit the use of unhealthy defense mechanisms
  • Work through the five stages of grief regarding this pandemic
  • Redefine what it means to adjust to a new normal



Chapter 1: Defining a Global Trauma Response

This free preview includes:

  • An introduction on how to start processing the complex emotions of this past year
  • A definition of trauma and a global trauma response
  • An exploration of how living through a pandemic can be experienced as a traumatic event
  • Common physical, emotional, and cognitive reactions to trauma
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