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cognitive behavioral therapy and covid

At least 14 million people have now contracted COVID-19 and 600,000 of them have died. This combination of physical, emotional, social and financial challenges has never been faced by anyone alive. And each person living today is now facing them. Ongoing Traumatic Stress Disorder has been proposed as a description of COVID’s extreme threats to life, health, financial security, housing, nutrition, personal relationships and the very fabric of society. Ongoing  stress brings with it both emotional anguish and suppression of the body’s immune response. These two conditions tend to amplify each other, leading to emotional overload, compromised immunity, and feelings…