The work that healthcare providers do is important, but it can also be stressful. On a daily basis, there may be any number of difficult or critical situations. The Stress, Trauma and Resilience (STAR) Program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has developed a webinar series for healthcare providers to explore the impact of stress, and to offer practical skills you can use to maintain resilience in the face of adverse challenges.

In each weekly, 10-minute episode Arianna Galligher, LISW-S discusses a new topic:

Cognitive Reframing

September 7, 2020

In this episode, Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, discusses the importance of ensuring that our beliefs are accurate, and offers guidance about how to reframe problematic beliefs that may be adding to your stress.

Healthy Ways to Vent Frustration

August 31, 2020

In this episode, Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, helps you learn how to communicate and cope effectively to improve relationships and restore balance to your emotional state.

Interrupting Catastrophic Thoughts

August 24, 2020

In this episode, Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, introduces strategies to interrupt and redirect the "what-ifs."

The Power of Compassion

August 17, 2020

In this episode, Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, discusses the benefits of prioritizing compassion in our daily interactions.

Communicating Assertively

August 10, 2020

In this episode, Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, introduces healthy ways to communicate effectively.

Establishing Trust and Healthy Boundaries

August 3, 2020

In this episode, Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, assistsparticipants inconsideringthe role of trust among colleagues, and introduces things to consider when setting boundaries.

Finding Courage and Accessing Support

July 27, 2020

In this episode, Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, discusses confronting stigma with courage, and accessing support as a way to strengthen clinical practice.

Working Through Guilt & Shame

July 20, 2020

In this episode, Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, assists with developing insight into these emotions, and offers pragmatic ways to cope.

Channeling Anger

July 13, 2020

In this episode, Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, offers guidance on how to make anger work for you to solve problems instead of fueling them.

Coping With Uncertainty

July 6, 2020

In this episode, Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, discusses what to do when the path forward isn't immediately clear.

Coping with Grief & Loss

June 29, 2020

Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, discusses the various forms of loss that may inspire a grief reaction, and ways to cope effectively.

Coping with Feeling Overwhelmed

June 22, 2020

An introduction to practical coping strategies to assist when you're feeling overwhelmed.

Accepting Reality

June 15, 2020 

In this episode, Arianna Galligher, LISW-S, discusses how to cope when reality bites.

Why Does Everyone Keep Telling Me To Breathe?!

June 8, 2020 

Learn more about the underlying science that supports deep breathing techniques as a way to re-balance your nervous system responses.

Understanding Common Responses to Crisis

June 1, 2020

Discuss common ways that people experience and cope with stress and adversity, explores how exposure to crisis situations can affect a person, and introduces some practical ways to cope.

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