Coping with COVID-19

The rapid escalation of the COVID-19 situation has been challenging new territory for all of us.  Please use and share the following resources developed by Dr. Wagner to help you and your family and friends cope with anxiety during this difficult time.

Download these free PDFs with helpful tips for you and your family.

  1. Home Alone - Coping with Isolation and Loneliness During COVID-19
  2. Anxiety During COVID-19 Support for Kids, Teens and Families
  3. Coping with COVID-19: Managing Anxiety and OCD
  4. Anxiety During COVID-19 and its Impact on Parenting and Kids
  5. Feeling Thermometer

Read Dr. Wagner's suggestions for parents and children in the Washington Post: "How to talk to kids about coronavirus" by Sindya Bhanoo, March 2020.   

Read Dr. Wagner's guidance in Medscape: "Doctors Should Reach Out to OCD Patients during COVID-19, Experts Say" by Carolyn Crist, April 6, 2020.

Join Dr. Wagner, along with moderator Ethan Smith and other expert panelists, as they provide suggestions for coping with COVID-19-related social anxiety and isolation at the International OCD Foundation Town Hall. Watch the recorded livestream from April 25, 2020, on Facebook or YouTube:

 

Join Dr. Wagner, along with moderator Ethan Smith and other expert panelists, at the International OCD Foundation Kids, Teens, & Families Support Group. Originally livestreamed on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Watch the recording on Facebook Live or YouTube: 

 

Join Dr. Wagner, along with moderator Ethan Smith and panelists Denise Egan Stack, LMHC, and Lisa Coyne, PhD, as they provide expert advice for families as part of the International OCD Foundation Kids, Teens, & Families Support Group Vol. 2. Originally livestreamed on April 8, 2020. Watch the recording on Facebook Live or YouTube: 

 

Join Dr. Wagner, along with moderator Ethan Smith and panelists Denise Egan Stack, LMHC, and Lisa Coyne, PhD, as they provide expert guidance for families dealing with OCD as part of the International OCD Foundation Kids, Teens, & Families Support Group Vol. 1. Originally livestreamed on April 1, 2020. Watch the recording on Facebook Live or YouTube: 

Join Dr. Wagner, along with moderator Ethan Smith and panelists Shala Nicely, LPC, and Reid Wilson, PhD, as they provide suggestions for coping with COVID-19-related anxiety and OCD at the International OCD Foundation Town Hall. Originally livestreamed on March 21, 2020. Watch the recording on YouTube:   

 

Listen to Dr. Wagner offer tips and strategies for parents and kids on Triangle 411's podcast "COVID-19: Schools, children, psychology, and meditation."

 

Watch Dr. Wagner share tips for parents during the Peace of Mind Foundation's livestream: Anxiety during COVID-19 and its Impact on Parenting and Kids. Facebook  |  YouTube