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Doing What Matters: Coping Effectively with Depression

Learn how to cope with depression during this webinar. Participants learn strategies to build psychological and relational flexibility. Several methods of unhooking from self-critical thoughts were reviewed, as well as behavioral techniques to bounce back from the darkness.

Key Takeaways:

  1. How can I ground myself in the midst of an emotional storm?
  2. How can I observe and disengage from unhelpful thoughts?
  3. How can behavioral strategies promote movement and connection?
  4. How can I act according to my values despite depressive feelings?​
  5. How can relationships, like family, be a conduit for growth and enrichment?

About Dr. Kenneth Phelps

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Kenneth W. Phelps, PhD, LMFT is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Prisma Health – University Of South Carolina Medical Group. Within this context, Dr. Phelps also serves as the Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic and Co-director of the Tourette Center of South Carolina. Dr. Phelps has special interests in resilience, family systems approaches to treatment, and ACT-enhanced behavioral therapy. He has served as a trainer for the Tourette Association of America’s Behavioral Therapy Institute since 2016.