Online therapy sessions might help you get through these tough times!
Editor's Note: The Leibniz Network conducted a series of webinars to help researchers manage their mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. This video was originally published as part this series and has been republished here with permission. The original video can be accessed here.
In this concluding part of the webinar series by the Leibniz Network, Dr. Hendrik Huthoff (Head of Education at Jena School for Microbial Communication and mental health advocate) reminds researchers that in case they do not want to or cannot reach out to close ones for support, they can opt for online counselling to help them through these stressful times.
Watch the entire webinar series:
- Part 1: Mental health and well-being resources during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Part 2: Don’t be afraid to reach out to others and offer them support during COVID-19
- Part 3: Common misconception – Only those with problems in their research face mental health issues
- Part 4: Dear researchers – It’s alright to ask for help when you need it!
- Part 5: Grow stronger by accepting your limitations
- Part 6: Try to be compassionate to yourself and to others
- Part 7: You should open up to someone you trust
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