Psychology Round Table: Psychotherapy During the COVID-19 Crisis

Psychology Round Table: Psychotherapy During the COVID-19 Crisis

On May 15, 2020 four psychologist, who work with individuals, groups and organizations gathered together via Zoom to discuss unfolding impact of COVID-19 on their clients and their work. Two of the participants are located in the United States and the other two in Singapore.  This video captures thoughts and impressions regarding client impact and treatment approaches a couple months into the global pandemic. They share how their respective communities approach the pandemic, discuss shifting client needs and therapeutic goals, and touch on how they are personally navigating the impact on COVID 19.  The group is poised to meet periodically to continue dialogue.



The participants (and the location of their practice) were:

Karin Bustamante, Psy.D. (Colorado, USA)

Sunita Rai, Psy.D. (Singapore)

Richard Lim, Psy.D. (Singapore)

Suzann Brennan Nathan (Massachusetts, USA)

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Karin BustamanteKarin holds a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology (PsyD), a Master of Arts degree in Contemplative Psychotherapy (MA). She is a Licensed Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Colorado and a Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP). She also holds a certification in clinical supervision (ACS). She is trained in Hakomi, a specific somatic approach to psychotherapy, and Brainspotting, a treatment approach for trauma. Additionally, Karin is an experienced yoga teacher, E-RYT-500, with over 1000 hours of formal training, is a Certified iRest Teacher from the Integrative Restoration Institute, which utilizes the technique of yoga nidra to delve deeply into the psyche in a safe and tranquil way. Karin’s approach to healing acknowledges the client’s inherent wisdom to both identify and resolve on-going challenges while also recognizing the benefits of walking the path together.

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