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WhitbeckBennett and Ashburn Psychological & Psychiatric Services Join Together to Host Free Webinar for Community

As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, it is likely that the mental health burden will increase as measures taken to slow the spread of the virus, such as social distancing, business and school closures, and shelter-in-place orders lead to greater anxiety over at-risk family members and job security, isolation, and financial distress.

In light of this ongoing crisis,  WhitbeckBennett, a family law firm based in Virginia specializing in family, special education, and mental health law and Ashburn Psychological Services, a premier clinical psychology and psychiatry practice in Loudoun County have teamed up to present a free Webinar entitled, The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health and Families in Crisis.  The webinar will be held on May 8, 2020 at noon.  Click here to sign up for the Free Webinar.

John Whitbeck, Partner at WhitbeckBennett,  explains the premise for the timing of this webinar,  “With Mental Health Awareness month in May, there is no better time than right now to partner with Ashburn Psychological Services, in the midst of the worst healthcare crisis of our time, and offer a free seminar for our community with highly regarded professionals to discuss strategies and tools on topics in mental health.”  Dr. Mike Oberschneider, founder of Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services went on to say, ”The psychosocial impact of the virus has been collectively experienced by us all worldwide. Whether it’s adjusting to the changing family, social, work/school dynamics, managing anxiety over the crisis and the related uncertainties and unknowns, or coming to terms with feelings of isolation, loneliness, and loss, the impact has been significant and far reaching.  It is an honor to partner with WhitbeckBennett to provide a forum to explore these varied issues in support of our community.”

The agenda for the Webinar includes:

  • The Mental Health Consequences of COVID- 19 and Physical Distancing
  • How to Deal with the Stress of the Outbreak
  • How Coronavirus is Affecting Victims of Domestic Violence
  • How to Stay Protected During This Stressful Time