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Learn how a guided imagery practice can add relaxation to your daily routine by engaging in a calming mental pause using your senses.

Date and time

Mon May 16 2022

Description
<div>Learn how a guided imagery practice can add relaxation to your daily routine by engaging in a calming mental pause using your senses.</div><div style="margin-top: 20px"><div style="margin: 20px 10px;font-size: 15px;line-height: 22px;font-weight: 400;text-align: left;"><p>Cold and dark winter weather, a challenging day, or just feeling the need for a break are all great reasons to try a guided imagery exercise. Join Rachel Merchan, LCSW, to practice this soothing relaxation strategy and explore the benefits of guided imagery for mood and well-being. Rachel will highlight the importance of using mental exercises and sensory engagement as part of a routine relaxation strategy.</p><p>Registration is required. This program will be an audio-only program over Zoom. A link will be emailed out prior to the program.</p><p>For questions, please email chl@northwell.edu.</p><p></p><p>About our Presenter:</p><p>Rachel Merchan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a health educator at Northern Westchester Hospital. She received her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Skidmore College and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. Rachel has worked in numerous hospitals and healthcare organizations, specializing in HIV care management, HIV prevention and sexual health counseling, and substance use counseling. She has provided training and education to clinical sites and healthcare providers about HIV testing and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). Rachel is trained in Problem Solving Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. She is committed to serving communities whose primary language is Spanish, and practices in both English and Spanish. Rachel is passionate about destigmatizing mental health care and enhancing health equity, both within healthcare settings and in communities.</p><p></p><p></p></div></div>

Location

Online Event