Wednesday, February 3rd 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The COVID-19 pandemic can feel overwhelming and stressful due to longer work hours and caring for yourself and others. More of us are experiencing, anxiety, fear, anger, sadness, and helplessness. Self-care is important so you are equipped to maintain your physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual health. The PEMSS model is a holistic approach that focuses on five areas (Physical, Emotional, Mental, Social and Spiritual) and properly implementing applicable, direct self-care from any of these areas. Using this model will eradicate the challenge of identifying self-care behaviors that are effective for maintaining personal and professional well-being in the face of the unique demands of work.
- To better understand the PEMSS Model and define targeted self-care.
- To identify untargeted self-care patterns and blocks to implementing targeted self-care.
- To learn how to develop intentional, targeted self-care with mindfulness.
Dr. Holly N. Sawyer, PhD, MS, LPC, NCC, CAADC
Life First Therapy LLC
Dr. Holly Sawyer is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) in Pennsylvania and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She is also a state-endorsed clinical supervisor and provides clinical supervision to recent graduate. Dr. Holly has a PhD in Higher Education with 17 years of experience teaching and developing higher education courses. She is the CEO of Life First Therapy, her solo private practice and the Therapy Loft Collective, an online group private practice. She is a mental health public speaker and self-published author of “It’s Time to Talk About Trauma” and “Get Your Mind Right, Get Your Money Right: The Mental Health Guide for Successful Entrepreneurs.” She’s been featured on Psych Central, Best Colleges, Bustle, Popsugar and more.