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Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie

Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie

By Dr. Allie Sharma
Welcome to Coping with COVID-19. I’m Dr. Allie Sharma, a psychiatrist, mental health advocate, fellow human, and mother of 2. The COVID-19 Pandemic is challenging the usual pillars that keep us grounded throughout our lives. My goal with this interview series is to create a safe space to collectively share our stories and offer ideas for maintaining mental health and finding the silver lining in light of this health crisis.

*This is for informational purposes only and is not considered medical advice.*
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S2.E7. Hospitality & Immersive Meditation, Podcasting and Family with Aseem Giri
Aseem Giri has over twenty years of experience as an entrepreneur, private equity investor and investment banker and is creator and Host of the ACHiEVE podcast.  Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Aseem Giri as they speak on transitions relating to Hospitality & Immersive Meditation, Podcasting and Family. When COVID hit, Aseem's three main roles were as CFO at a Production Company, CFO at Maecenas (www.maecenas.co), a blockchain-based fractional art ownership platform based in Singapore and CEO of Harmony Media, purveyors of immersive meditation.  Aseem has founded and sold three health and wellness businesses. He is also fond of art, serving as Art Advisor and/or Finance Advisor to art-related businesses.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, Aseem launched the ACHiEVE podcast and loves sharing journeys of facing adversity and overcoming obstacles through his guests' stories.  This interview was recorded in August 2020.   Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.  Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie is brought to you by Mind Studios. Links: Website for Aseem Giri's ACHiEVE Podcast: https://achievepodcast.com/ Mind Studios: www.mind-studios.com Follow Mind Studios on Instagram @mindstudiosny
34:20
December 24, 2020
S2.E6. From the Scientific to the Public Realm, Reflections on Writing a Memoir with Dr. Lloyd Sederer
Dr. Lloyd Sederer is a psychiatrist extraordinaire, public health doctor, medical journalist and prolific writer and author who is coming onto the podcast today in light of the recent publications of his memoir: INK STAINED FOR LIFE - COMING OF AGE IN THE 1950s: A BRONX TALE. Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Dr. Lloyd Sederer as they speak on his transition from scientific writer to writing for public consumption and more. Dr. Lloyd Sederer is an Adjunct Professor at the Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health and Director of Columbia Psychiatry Media. Dr. Sederer served for 12 years as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the New York State Office of Mental Health, the nation’s largest state mental health system, where he continues as Distinguished Psychiatrist Advisor. He has been Executive Deputy Commissioner for Mental Hygiene Services in New York City (the “chief” psychiatrist for NYC), Medical Director and Executive Vice President of McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA (a Harvard teaching hospital), and Director of the Division of Clinical Services for the American Psychiatric Association. He has led the mental health disaster responses to 9/11 (as mental health commissioner in NYC), called Project Liberty, Hurricane Sandy and other disasters. He has published seven books for professional audiences and six books for lay audiences, as well as 500 articles in medical journals, non-medical publications and book, film, TV and theatre review. This interview was recorded in October 2020.  Dr. Sederer is also a guest in Season 1. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.  Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie is brought to you by Mind Studios. Links: Website for Dr. Lloyd Sederer: www.askdrlloyd.com Bongo Media Project: https://bongo-focus-videos.herokuapp.com/s/bongo Dr. Sederer’s NY Times piece in 2010: https://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/24/opinion/24iht-edsederer24.html Mind Studios: www.mind-studios.com Follow Mind Studios on Instagram @mindstudiosny
44:02
December 8, 2020
S2.E5. Transitions of a Pulmonary Critical Care Physician through the COVID-19 Pandemic: Dr. Amee Patrawalla
Dr. Amee Patrawalla is a pulmonologist specializing in critical care with a special focus on tuberculosis who worked through the initial surge of the pandemic in the North East of the United States in 2020. Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Dr. Amee Patrawalla as they speak on her transitions through the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Amee Patrawalla is a pulmonologist specializing in critical care with a special focus on tuberculosis. She is currently Associate Professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.  She completed her training in Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center and Pulmonary/Critical Care at NYU Medical Center.  She holds a Medical Degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a Master’s in Public Health from NYU. Her main interests are in the care and management of patients with Tuberculosis, an infectious disease that most commonly affects the lungs and is spread from person to person via air; and medical education and in the advanced training of pulmonary and critical care fellows.  She enjoys working with medical students, residents and fellows and helping guide them in their careers. The views expressed by Dr. Patrawalla are her own and not those of the institutions which she is affiliated with.  This interview was recorded in mid-October 2020. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.  Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie is brought to you by Mind Studios. Links: Mind Studios: www.mind-studios.com Follow Mind Studios on Instagram @mindstudiosny
41:31
November 24, 2020
S2.E4. From Dancer and Choreographer to Digital Studio, Resilience and Mobilization in the time of COVID-19: Tootsie Olan
Tootsie Olan is a NYC based choreographer, dancer, yogi and entrepreneur. She works in television, theater, concert stages and the fitness industry. Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Tootsie Olan as they speak on her career transitions through the COVID-19 pandemic from dancer and choreographer turned digital. Tootsie leads her own curated dance and yoga retreats domestically and abroad, sharing her loves of travel, culture, food, dance and yoga with her worldwide community, an experience that pierces and ignites lives with meaning. Realizing that the average non-performer does not get to experience the legitimate thrill of dancing and performing, Tootsie created her signature dance fitness class, danceFLOORED, taking the NYC fitness scene by storm more than 15 years ago with classes daily bursting at the seams.  She leads workshops and master classes for ALL levels, igniting petrified non-dancers and professional dancers alike, to move like they never have before.   Since COVID-19 pandemic, Tootsie created her digital studio, an online home for people to experience her classes and conversations anytime, from anywhere. Tootsie’s work spans across MTV, HBO, USA, WB, UPN, Metro, ESPN, NBC, Today Show, Trina Turk, Athleta, and Lululemon.  Tootsie graduated from Cornell University.  She is a motivational speaker and sweat-loving catalyst for personal change.  She is mom to three, wife to one and generally hungry for all that life will give her. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.  Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie is brought to you by Mind Studios. Links: Websites: Digitalstudio.tootsieolan.com & Tootsieolan.com Follow on instagram @tootsieolan Mind Studios: www.mind-studios.com
42:37
November 10, 2020
S2.BONUS. (Little) Kids on COVID-19 and the Election
Because today is Election Day in the U.S. Nov 3, 2020, and because we all need a healthy distraction, I opted for something near and dear to my heart, hearing the voices and perspectives of children. Today you’ll hear from three NYC children 5-6 years of age on the COVID-19 pandemic, how their life has changed and a touch upon the election in the U.S. I hope you enjoy this special bonus episode! Links to the Centers for Disease Control's Early Childhood Parental Resource Kit for COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/parental-resource-kit/early-childhood.html Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.  Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie is brought to you by Mind Studios.
08:25
November 3, 2020
S2.E3. Nano Air Mask and Co-Founder Jon Malveaux on a Minority-Owned Business Born in the Time of COVID-19
Jonathan Malveaux is co-founder of Nano Air Mask which was born in the midst of and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Jonathan Malveaux as they speak on his background, the conditions under which he and his partners started the business and how this 100% minority owned business is committed to supporting minority communities who are disproportionately affected by this unprecedented health crisis. Jonathan Malveaux is an investor, entrepreneur and advisor who has pursued a diverse career across law, finance and sports. With over 25 years of professional experience in the US, Japan, South Korea and China, he has developed a unique global perspective and network of strategic access and relationships.  He is fluent in Japanese. For a special giveaway of the Nano Air Mask, please listen through to the end of the podcast to hear how you may be able to nominate someone in your community to win some masks. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.  Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie is brought to you by Mind Studios. Links to Nano Air Mask: Website: https://nanoairmask.com/ Follow on instagram @nanoairmask https://www.linkedin.com/posts/jonathanmalveaux_the-data-suggests-america-is-on-the-verge-activity-6722739157527076864-ES0U References for the Let's Get Clinical segment: Evidence on the use of masks during COVID-19: https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/10.1377/hlthaff.2020.00818 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/342198360_Association_of_country-wide_coronavirus_mortality_with_demographics_testing_lockdowns_and_public_wearing_of_masks_Update_June_15_2020 Mind Studios: www.mind-studios.com
57:30
October 20, 2020
S2.E2. High school and College Transitions: 3 Student Perspectives during COVID-19
Meet Ryan, Cassie and Aahaan, a group of guests consisting of 1 high school senior and 2 college freshman, all of whose normal routines or expected routines have been stalled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Ryan is from the west coast and is a freshman student at Brown University. His start is delayed until January 2021.  Cassie is a high school senior from North Carolina, a dancer and at the start of her college application process.  She is learning remotely from home with her two siblings.  Aahaan is a freshman in college at Rutgers University.  Aahaan finished his senior year of high school in Texas and he and his family just moved to NJ where he was planning on attending school.  But due to the school being remote, Aahaan instead of moving into the dorms continues to live at home with his parents, in a new state without his high school friends around him. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.  Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie is brought to you by Mind Studios. Links: World Health Organization (WHO) Resources for Adolescents and Youth during COVID-19: https://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/links/covid-19-mncah-resources-adolescents-and-youth/en/ World Health Organization (WHO) Fact Sheet: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/adolescent-mental-health Mind Studios: www.mind-studios.com
43:12
October 6, 2020
S2.E1. School Transitions with Fernando Camberos, Founder and Director of the C'E Montessori School in Brooklyn, NY
Fernando Camberos is Founder and Director of the C'E Montessori School in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in New York. Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Fernando Camberos as they speak on his transitions as he leads the school, his teachers, the parents and students through an unprecedented health crisis.  Fernando is from Argentina and has spent his career working with communities to create and improve progressive schools in Latin America and the United States. His school C’E Montessori in Williamsburg leverages accountability technology to transform the traditional Montessori classroom by making it more responsive to the child and their path through the curriculum. He has been a leader in the Montessori school community in New York City since 2011. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.  Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie is brought to you by Mind Studios. Website for C'E Montessori: https://www.montessoribrooklyn.com/
35:22
September 15, 2020
Tierra Callada, an Extra Virgin Olive Oil Brand during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Joan González-Bueno Uribe is owner and founder of Tierra Callada, an extra virgin olive (EVOO) brand founded in 2014 with one foot in Jaen, Spain, and the other in New York. Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Joan González-Bueno Uribe on his EVOO brand Tierra Callada and his thinking through the COVID-19 pandemic. Joan González-Bueno Uribe founded Tierra Callada with a clear mission statement: to promote culture of the EVOO by launching and selling a premium product. Supported by a new generation of Spanish Olive Oil masters, producers and farmers, Tierra Callada promotes a new vision, in which the quality and enhancement of the olive oil are the center of the universe. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie. Website: https://www.tierracallada.com/
19:23
July 28, 2020
A Travel Nurse on a COVID-only Unit
Deanna Asta is a Designer turned Travel Nurse who worked on a COVID unit in the Cleveland Metropolitan area through the start of the pandemic. Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Deanna Asta as they speak on her experience as a nurse coping through working on a COVID only unit through the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
27:27
July 21, 2020
Efficiencies and Health Protections at Vermeer Corporation with Jason Andringa
Jason Andringa is President & CEO at Vermeer Corporation, a global industrial and agricultural equipment manufacturing company making a real impact.  Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Jason Andringa as they speak on Innovations and Health Protections at Vermeer Corporation. Prior to his current role, Jason served in the following previous roles at Vermeer: President & COO, President – Forage and Environmental Solutions, Vice President – Dealer Distribution and Global Accounts, Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (based in the Netherlands), and Segment Manager – New Products and Markets in the Environmental business segment. Jason serves on the Vermeer Board of Directors and also on the Board of Directors of Raven Industries and the Board of Advisors for Camcraft, Inc. Jason serves on the Board of Directors of the following associations: National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). He serves on the Board of Trustees for The Nature Conservancy of Iowa and Central College. He also serves on the US-Brazil CEO Forum and the President’s Advisory Council for Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA). Before joining Vermeer in 2005, Jason was an engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Calvin College and later completed advanced degrees including a Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California (USC Marshall School of Business).  Jason and his wife Carrie live in Pella, Iowa with their three children. This interview was recorded on May 6, 2020. You can follow Vermeer here: Facebook: Vermeer Corporation Twitter: @Vermeercorp LinkedIn: Vermeer Corporation Instagram: @Vermeercorp Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
24:14
July 14, 2020
Pain, Perseverance and Black Excellence with Kibi Anderson
Kibi Anderson is an LA based business executive and Emmy Award winning producer with over 18 years of experience in strategy, business development, media, entertainment, tech, finance and entrepreneurship.  Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Kibi about Pain, Perseverance and Black Excellence through her life and with regard to the recent events of the last 4 months. Working in Executive roles at Red Table Talk (President), Bloomberg Media (Head of Digital Strategy & Business Development), ABC News (Senior Manager, Business Strategy and Operations), and Broadway Federal Bank (VP/ Business Development Manager), Kibi Anderson has become recognized for her ability to mix comprehensive industry insight, entrepreneurial acumen, and strategic communications skills to build digital businesses and brands globally. Featured in Fortune Magazine in 2000 as a top talent to watch in the coming years, she received her MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business and is a Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University, where she earned a BA degree in East Asian Studies. As an Emmy-Award winning Independent Film producer, Kibi has produced a variety of short and long-form content under her independent production company banner Key Bee Entertainment. Having spent several years living in East Asia and Southeast Asia, Kibi developed a unique, first-hand perspective on how to tell culturally specific stories. This culminated in her Emmy-Award winning production of “The Mighty Warriors Of Comedy”, a feature film documentary about an Asian comedy troupe that aired nationally on PBS. You can find more about Kibi Anderson at kibianderson.com. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie. Reference: (quote from Harvard Gazette) https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/02/the-costs-of-inequality-educations-the-one-key-that-rules-them-all/
31:31
July 7, 2020
The Journey of Gotan NYC through COVID-19
Arnon Magal is a co-owner of Gotan NYC, cafés in New York City with 4 locations open prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic who delivers as they describe on their website “an exceptional hospitality experience… and offer a distinguished product, a dramatic yet comfortable and intimate space, with communal tables, and wifi" and "GOTAN pays tribute to an infinite and evolving coffee Culture". Listen to Dr. Allie speak with Arnon Magal about the Journey of Gotan NYC through the COVID-19 pandemic and his view through this experience. Gotan's website: https://www.gotannyc.com/ Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie. References: New York State Restaurant Association: https://www.nysra.org/uploads/1/2/1/3/121352550/ny_covid_19_restaurant_economic_snapshot__1_.pdf
28:58
June 30, 2020
Migrants and Refugees, Vulnerable Populations during COVID-19
Guglielmo Schininà is a mental health and psychosocial expert at the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Listen to Dr. Allie in Conversation as they speak on the Experience of Migrants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Schininà is Head of Mental health, Psychosocial Response and Intercultural Communication at the International Organization for Migration (IOM). He is an expert in psychosocial activities in war-torn situations and disasters, with vulnerable migrants and victims of trafficking, and in cultural integration. He has worked as manager of psychosocial programs, psychosocial technical advisor and psychosocial trainer in more than 70 Countries worldwide, including in Europe, the Middle East, East and West Africa, Asia and the Caribbeans for different international Organizations including UNICEF in Moldova, and the United Nations Development Program in Serbia, Non-Governmental Organizations, including the Italian Consortium of Solidarity and War Child, and academic institutions including the Catholic University of Milan. He designs and co-direct the Summer School in Psychosocial Interventions in Migration, Emergency and Displacement at the Scuola Sant’Anna in Pisa. Important Links from IOM: Website: https://www.iom.int/mental-health-psychosocial-response-and-intercultural-communication Manual: https://www.iom.int/mhpsed FB: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1116163001912545/ MHD twitter: https://twitter.com/health_iom?lang=en COVID guide: https://eea.iom.int/publications/covid-19-guidance-and-toolkit-iom-mental-health-and-psychosocial-support-mhpss-teams Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
22:33
June 23, 2020
Pregnancy, Giving Birth and Home Births with Dr. Stuart Fischbein
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Dr. Stuart Fischbein, who is an OB/GYN, as they speak on Pregnancy, Giving Birth and Home Births during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stuart James Fischbein, MD was Board Certified in 1989 and became a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology in 1990. He has been a practicing obstetrician in Southern California since completing his residency in 1986. While well trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the standard medical model of obstetrics he had the respect and vision to support the midwifery model of care and served as a backup consultant to many home and birthing center midwives for 25 years. In 1996 he founded The Woman’s Place for Health, Inc., a collaborative hospital-based practice of Certified Nurse Midwives and Obstetricians in Ventura County, California. In 2004, Dr. Fischbein co-authored the book, “Fearless Pregnancy, Wisdom & Reassurance from a Doctor, a Midwife and a Mom” www.fearlesspregnancy.net . For his efforts he has been awarded the Doulas Association of Southern California (DASC) Physician of the year award three times and, in 2008, was the very first recipient of DASC’s lifetime achievement award in support of pregnant women. He has spoken internationally on breech and vaginal birth after cesarean section and has appeared in many documentaries, including: “More Business of Being Born”, “Happy Healthy Child”, “Reducing Infant Mortality”, “Heads Up: The Disappearing Art of Vaginal Breech Delivery” and multiple youtube videos discussing birth choices and respect for patient autonomy and decision making. Dr. Fischbein now practices community based birthing and works directly with home birthing midwives www.birthinginstincts.com to offer hope for those women who prefer and respect a natural birthing environment and cannot find supportive practitioners for VBAC, twin and breech deliveries. He is an outspoken advocate of informed decision making, the midwifery model of care and human rights in childbirth, receiving the 2016 “Most Audacious” award from HRIC and the Association for Wholistic & Newborn Health. Hear more of his thoughts and advocacy for evidenced-based, reasonable choices on his podcast at www.drstuspodcast.com. He is a preceptor for midwifery students from Nizhoni, NMI, NCM and Georgetown University School of Midwifery.  Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. The views expressed by guests are their own and their appearance on the podcast does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
28:47
June 18, 2020
A Trauma Surgeon in LA on COVID-19 and Racism
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Dr. Bryan Hubbard as they speak on his view as a trauma surgeon in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the events following George Floyd’s death. Dr. Bryan Hubbard is a trauma surgeon in LA who was Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, attended Morehouse College in Atlanta for his Bachelor’s Degree and received his MD Emory University in Atlanta. During medical school, he decided to pursue a career in surgery and trauma and was interested in practicing in an underserved area.  He ended up in Los Angeles just after the civil unrest of the Rodney King verdict and started my career at the Martin Luther King-Drew Medical Center in Watts where he completed a general surgery residency. It solidified his desire to serve the underserved. He is now a practicing acute care surgeon in the Los Angeles area, between two hospitals which serve two prominent underserved communities.  He’s the Immediate past Chief of Staff of the Martin Luther King, JR Community Hospital where he’s also the Medical Director of General Surgery. He currently serves in addition as Chair of the Department of Surgery for the Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center in downtown Los Angeles. When he’s not taking care of gunshots and appendicitis, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children Dr. Hubbard is an avid amateur photographer, drone pilot and frustrated writer. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
17:38
June 4, 2020
An Oboist of the NY Philharmonic: Ryan Roberts
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Ryan Roberts, an oboist and one of the youngest members of the NY Philharmonic, as they speak on coping as a musician during the COVID-19 pandemic.  This episode was recorded on April 28, 2020. Noted for his “beautiful”, “eloquent” and “exquisite” playing by the New York Times, RYAN ROBERTS is the newly appointed English horn/Oboe of the New York Philharmonic. Ryan has performed with many of the country's leading orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and the Ft. Worth Symphony. An award-winning oboist, Ryan received first prize at the International Double Reed Society's 2018 Young Artist Competition and the National Society of Arts and Letters' 2018 Woodwind Competition. Before joining the Philharmonic, Ryan spent one season as a member of the New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson-Thomas. Ryan recently premiered Michael Torke’s Oboe Concertino with the Albany Symphony and recorded the work for Albany Records. An avid chamber musician, Ryan performs at the Marlboro Music Festival during the summer under artistic directors Mitsuko Uchida and Jonathan Biss; he has also collaborated in recitals with the Pacifica Quartet and Emanuel Ax. As a Kovner Fellow graduate of The Juilliard school, Ryan studied with Elaine Douvas and appeared frequently as principal oboist of the Juilliard Orchestra. Ryan has been a member of the New York String Orchestra Seminar and spent three summers as the oboe fellow at the Aspen Music Festival. In 2016, Ryan was featured as a recital soloist aboard the Crystal “Symphony" cruise line touring Portugal, Spain, France and England. Ryan has studied piano since age 5 and made his concerto debut at age 11. When he isn’t busy making reeds, Ryan enjoys practicing piano and running with his retired racing Whippet named Malley. You can follow Ryan on Instagram at @ryanjroberts and his website is www.ryanrobertsoboe.com.
21:58
June 1, 2020
Telehealth, Racial Disparities and Vulnerable Populations with Dr. David Henderson
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Dr. David Henderson, Psychiatrist-in-Chief at Boston Medical Center, as they speak on Telehealth, Racial Disparities and Vulnerable Populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. David C. Henderson, MD is a psychiatrist leader and currently serves as Psychiatrist-in-Chief at Boston Medical Center, Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Henderson also serves as Co-Director of the NIMH T32 Boston University Medical Campus-Massachusetts General Hospital Global Mental Health Clinical Research Fellowship. Dr. Henderson previously served as Director of The Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Director of the MGH Schizophrenia Clinical and Research Program, and Medical Director of the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma. He is a community psychiatrist and worked in a community mental health center for 25 years caring for and conducting research with the seriously mentally ill population.  He has worked nationally and internationally for the past 25 years in resource-limited settings, and areas impacted by mass violence, disasters and complex emergencies. In addition he has focused on mental health capacity building programs and skill-transfer programs for specialized and primary health care professionals in the greater Boston area and in several countries. In the United States, he has conducted more than 30 randomized clinical trials in seriously mentally ill populations to understand and improve psychiatric and medical health outcomes. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
34:12
May 26, 2020
Dentistry and Design with Dr. Jennifer Plotnick
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Dr. Jennifer Plotnick, a dentist and practice owner in Brooklyn, as they speak on Dentistry, the risks, and her design-focused approach to her practice and her re-opening strategy of Grand Street Dental during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Jennifer Plotnick, a native New Yorker, has been in private practice for more than ten years, serving the greater Brooklyn area. She has an extensive following that includes moms and dads, toddlers and grandparents, New York’s revered artists, musicians, architects, actors, olympic athletes and more. In 2000, Dr. Jennifer Plotnick moved to Montreal, Quebec, Canada to attend McGill University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Anatomy and Cell Biology. Pursuant of higher education, Dr. Plotnick continued her studies at McGill to receive her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Returning to her New York roots, she completed her General Practice Residency at Albert Einstein Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx in 2009. Dr. Plotnick is committed to advanced continuing education, attending lectures throughout the US and Canada where she focuses her studies on Cosmetic Dentistry and Full Mouth Rehabilitative Treatments. Dr. Plotnick is an active member of the New York State Dental Association, The American Dental Association, the 2nd District Dental Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics and The Frank Spear institute in Scottsdale, Arizona. Always an artist at heart, Dr. Plotnick found the perfect balance of medicine and design when she founded Grand Street Dental in 2016.  She practices with a discerning eye for detail and ambition for patient satisfaction. Dr. Plotnick is an avid rock climber, tennis player and enthusiast of the arts and design. She’s biked 100 mile races in California, ran marathons in Montreal and Iceland and is dedicated to a healthy lifestyle.  She can often be found exploring different parts of Brooklyn and spending time with her husband, Artist and Photographer, Kent Rogowski. Note: This episode was recorded on May 1, 2020. Links: https://www.grandstreetdental.com/ https://www.instagram.com/grandstreetdental/ Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
30:54
May 20, 2020
The Homeless Population in NYC with Dr. Van Yu
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Dr. Van Yu, Chief Medial Officer of Janian Medical Care and CUCS, as they speak on the homeless population in NYC during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Yu is Chief Medical Officer of Janian Medical Care and its parent agency the Center Urban Community Services (CUCS) that delivers a matrix of psychiatric and primary medical care services to homeless and formerly homeless individuals throughout New York City.  Dr. Van Yu earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1995 and completed a residency in psychiatry in 1999, including serving as a chief resident, at the New York University Medical Center. After completing residency, Dr. Yu was an Attending Psychiatrist in the Bellevue Hospital Center Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) for two years before becoming Assistant Director from April 2001 to March 2003. He joined the Project for Psychiatric Outreach to the Homeless, the precursor of Janian Medical Care, as a Staff Psychiatrist in April 2003. He also served as Medical Director of the Manhattan Outreach Consortium from 2007 to 2013. Dr. Yu is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the New York University School of Medicine where he has had a faculty appointment since 1998. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie. Links: https://www.cucs.org/ https://www.cucs.org/wellness/janian-medical-care/
29:27
May 18, 2020
Sound Potential and Healing through Music
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Ittai Shapira, a Violinist and composer as they speak on Sound Potential and healing through music during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ittai Shapira is a Violinist and composer, and the Founder and Artistic Director of Sound Potential, an organization dedicated to medical, educational, and societal healing through Music. Ittai Shapira has performed in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the US. He has premiered 19 concertos and recorded 20 CD's, and if the first violinist to tour regularly with his own Concertos with Orchestras in over seven decades. His most recent album features three of his double concertos, co produced by the BBC The Victor Herbert Foundation has recently given him a special award in recognition and support for his unique projects, which often involve social causes. He has collaborated with the Daniel Pearl Foundation for an HBO Film, has performed with Glenn Close, Brooke Shields and Salman Rushdie. Shapira studied in Israel with the Ilona Feher and at the Juilliard School with Dorothy DeLay and Naoko Tanaka. He serves as the advisor for the Music and Medicine program at Weill/Cornell , co founder of the Ilona Feher Foundation, dedicated to the nurturing and promotion of young Israeli violinists, and “Sound Potential”, an organization exploring Music and Healing on medical, educational, and societal levels. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie. Links from Ittai: www.ittaishapira.com  More about the healing projects at:  www.soundpotential.org Multimedia version of the project with Midnight's Children, Alexander Klingspor and Salman Rushdie:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exCD_a5tQz0&t=22s And possibly "The Ethics" which Ittai performed with Constanze Beckmann at Holocaust Education Week in Toronto:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Om3tr42C3JM&t=807s Trailer for hospitals and COVID first responders :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ojTqltS_Lk&t=5s
19:44
May 17, 2020
The View on Mental Health with Dr. Lloyd Sederer
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Dr. Lloyd Sederer, an expert psychiatrist, as they discuss his view of mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Lloyd Sederer is a Psychiatrist, Public Health Doctor and Medical Journalist and is an Adjunct Professor at the Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health and Director of Columbia Psychiatry Media.  Dr. Sederer served for 12 years as the Chief Medical Officer of the New York State Office of Mental Health, where he continues as Distinguished Psychiatrist Advisor. He has been Executive Deputy Commissioner for Mental Hygiene Services in New York City (the “chief” psychiatrist for NYC), Medical Director and Executive Vice President of McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA (a Harvard teaching hospital), and Director of the Division of Clinical Services for the American Psychiatric Association. He has published seven books for professional audiences and five books for lay audiences (with another in press), as well as 500 articles in medical journals, non-medical publications and book, film, TV and theatre review. His writings have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times/The International Herald Tribune, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, The NY Daily News, The Washington Post, and Psychology Today. In 2019, Dr. Sederer founded and now directs Columbia Psychiatry Media, which produces topical, expert videos for Medscape/WebMD; a podcast; and convenes conferences germane to mental health, the addictions, wellness and the social dimensions of health. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.  For the full video, please watch on instagram @alliesharmamd or on Facebook @dralliesharma. Website: www.askdrlloyd.com
26:40
May 13, 2020
Fertility Challenges and Family Building during COVID-19
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Andrea Syrtash, Relationship Expert and the Founder of pregnantish.com, as they speak on Fertility Challenges and Family Building during the COVID-19 pandemic. Andrea Syrtash is a Relationship Expert and the Founder of pregnantish.com, the first media site exclusively dedicated to helping people navigate infertility and modern-family building. A regular on-air personality, Andrea’s hosted television shows for Oprah’s OWN, Discovery and Fox; and regularly appears as a guest expert on TV and radio shows across the country. She’s the author of popular books including, “He’s Just Not Your Type (And That’s a Good Thing)” and “Cheat On Your Husband (With Your Husband)” published by Penguin Random House. Andrea frequently speaks about how to improve relationships, most recently at the TEDx ‘Makers’ Conference, and is the host of the Pregnantish podcast on Stitcher. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie. Links: http://www.andreasyrtash.com/ https://pregnantish.com/ References: https://www.hhs.gov/opa/reproductive-health/fact-sheets/female-infertility/index.html https://www.asrm.org/globalassets/asrm/asrm-content/news-and-publications/covid-19/covidtaskforceupdate3.pdf
20:46
May 11, 2020
Pregnancy and Doula Care in NYC
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Francesca Marini, a doula, as they speak on Pregnancy and Doula Care in NYC during the COVID-19 pandemic. Francesca Marini is a doula and focuses on Mind-Body Fertility, Pregnancy & Doula Care in NYC. Francesca earned a master’s degree in Integrative Health Studies with certification in Guided Imagery and Wellness Coaching at the California Institute of Integral Studies in 2015. She is a certified prenatal and postnatal yoga teacher, Reiki practitioner, and a certified Cornerstone Labor and Postpartum Doula. Francesca's goal is to offer a calm, unbiased presence and to facilitate positive reproductive experiences by connecting people to practical, evidence-based information as well as their own inner wisdom. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie. Links: Follow her on Instagram: @francesca.m.marini and her website: http://francescamariniwellness.com Some resources for you: · Francesca and her partner offer a meditation & support circle for new and expecting families: http://francescamariniwellness.com/meditationgroup · Carriage House Birth offers a free prenatal and free postpartum group
17:22
May 8, 2020
Pregnant in the time of COVID-19: Two Perspectives from NYC
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with two pregnant NYC women as they speak on coping with pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The first guest who will remain anonymous is a mother of one with another on the way, due in early May. She resides with her husband, their 3-year-old daughter and dog in Greenwich Village and is a marketing and communications professional, focusing on nonprofits and healthcare.  The second is a friend of mine in Brooklyn named Renske, is of Dutch origin and grew up after 9 years of age in Belgium and is also a mother of one daughter and resides with she and her husband in Brooklyn. I hope that you enjoy their perspective and I appreciate both of them taking the time to speak with me about how they are coping with pregnancy in the time of COVID-19.  Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19.  As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately.  Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie. References:  Centers for Disease Control (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/pregnancy-breastfeeding.html
32:53
May 6, 2020
Managing a workforce: Perspective of a Leader within a construction conglomerate in the United Arab Emirates
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Abdulrahman Khansaheb, who is Managing Director of Khansaheb Industries, a subsidiary of Khansaheb, the United Arab Emirate’s longest standing family-owned construction conglomerate as they speak on the importance of managing his workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Abdulrahman Abdulaziz Khansaheb as the Managing Director of Khansaheb Industries, a subsidiary of Khansaheb, the UAE’s longest standing family-owned construction conglomerate, has held the position since 2016, and during this time has established Khansaheb Industries in UAE, secured the Spiralite global IP for Khansaheb, established a distribution network in GCC and international markets. He has also completed several real estate projects under Khansaheb Investment and established has taken Clemenceau Medical Centre from inception to opening. Khansaheb Industries has been created to recognise the UAE’s evolution into a mature and thriving economy driven by knowledge, innovation, sustainability and world-class manufacturing. It is the exclusive manufacturer of Spiralite, the UAE’s first environmentally friendly ductwork system. Abdulrahman is also a director in Khansaheb Investment, and a director in Clemenceau Medical Centre Dubai. Prior to these roles, Abdulrahman has held several operational positions across the group including a directorship in Khansaheb Civil Engineering. Abdulrahman holds a degree in civil engineering from the American University of Beirut with distinction and a Master of Science degree in Project and Enterprise Management from University College London. Abdulrahman has an interest in new sustainable technologies and taking them from ideation to fruition. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
16:51
May 4, 2020
An Entrepreneur & Innovative Plant-based Cuisine
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Matthew Kenney, a chef, entrepreneur, author, educator and expert in plant-based food innovation, as they speak on the impact on his work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Matthew Kenney is one of the world’s first leading chefs at the forefront of plant-based cuisine, an author of 12 cookbooks and a best-selling memoir, a culinary educator and CEO of Matthew Kenney Cuisine, a multifaceted lifestyle company specializing in plant-based cuisine throughout several unique markets. Matthew Kenney graduated from the French Culinary Institute and, after working in upscale New York City kitchens, opened a number of his own highly regarded restaurants in New York and along the East Coast. He has earned several awards, including being named one of America’s Best New Chefs by Food and Wine Magazine and was twice nominated as a Rising Star Chef in America by the James Beard Foundation. Kenney has appeared on numerous food and talk shows, and regularly lectures on the subject of food and health, including two highly-watched TEDx talks. Currently, Kenney has 28 restaurants operating throughout 15 international cities spanning 5 continents, including PLANT CITY, the world’s first plant-based food hall.  Kenney continues to focus on the strategic growth of his company into additional market segments with an increasingly global consumer reach. His latest passion project is to reinstate an educational component to MKC by rebuilding a global, plant-based culinary academy. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
18:16
April 30, 2020
COVID-19 at Home & on the Frontlines
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Dr. Anna Yusim as they speak on how COVID-19 disease has affected her home and how she is supporting front line health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Dr. Anna Yusim is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist with a Private Practice in New York City and the best-selling author of Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life. She is on the Clinical Faculty at Yale Medical School, where she is creating a Mental Health and Spirituality Program.  Dr. Yusim completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University, where she studied Biology & Philosophy. She attended Yale Medical School & the NYU Residency Training Program in Psychiatry. She has traveled, lived and worked in over 50 countries and presented at numerous national and international medical conferences. Dr. Yusim has published over 70 academic articles, book chapters, scientific abstracts and book reviews on various topics in psychiatry.  You can follow Dr. Anna Yusim on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19.  As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately.  Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
19:43
April 29, 2020
Truth, Love and Principles of Leadership with Michael Kouly
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Michael Kouly as they speak on Truth, Love and Principles of Leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. Michael Kouly is the author of ten books on leadership and strategy. He studied at Harvard, Princeton, Maastricht and the American University of Beirut. He started his career as a war journalist with Reuters and later became the president of Reuters Middle East and the CEO or Orbit Television network. Michael is a world bank fellow and is currently the president of Cambridge Institute for Global Leadership and of Kouly Institute - A Think tank for executive learning. Michael’s philanthropic work includes being a board member and chairman of a number of regional leadership academies in Asia, the Middle East, and Eurasia. He is a global thinker, a professional speaker, advisor to boards of directors, and heads of states. Michael has trained thousands of top executives and senior officials. His purpose is to develop the leadership capacity of people so they can bring light and prosperity to themselves, their families, organizations, communities, and the world. His upcoming book is “This Is Leadership” - taking leadership back to its core.” You can follow Michael Kouly here: Instagram: @michaelkoulyquotes Facebook: @michaelkouly01 LinkedIn: Michael Kouly Twitter: @Koulymichael YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3VGFO7GtP69UwyUTpqnpjg Website: https://www.michaelkouly.com/ Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
47:56
April 28, 2020
S-10 training, S-10 recovery and House of Matcha in NYC
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Stephen Cheuk, owner and founder of S-10 training, S-10 recovery and House of matcha in New York, as they speak on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on he and his businesses.  You can follow Stephen and his businesses on Instagram at: @stephencheuk @s10training @s10recovery @houseofmatcha. Sources used in this episode: https://www.nysra.org/uploads/1/2/1/3/121352550/restaurant_industry_impact_survey___new_york_state__2_.pdf https://labor.ny.gov/workerprotection/laborstandards/labor_standards.shtm Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19.  As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately.  Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
12:20
April 27, 2020
Social Entrepreneurship in Malaysia
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Nurfarini Daing known as Nini as they speak on her work with social entrepreneurs who are now pivoting during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that they are still fulfilling their mission of social enterprise and supporting vulnerable groups in society, and also on her view on work-life balance as a working mother. Nurfarini is co-founder and CEO at myHarapan, a Foundation established in 2010 in Malaysia dedicated to helping youth achieve their true potential by empowering them to make positive social impact. She was previously the General Manager for 1½ years before assuming her role as CEO. She was previously with the Multimedia Development Corporation of Malaysia and headed the Project Management & IT services unit under the Technopreneurs Development Department. She has 20 years of start-up experience including training and coaching for SMEs and unemployed graduates.  Nurfarini graduated from the University of Warwick, UK, in Accounting and Finance. She is an Alumni of the INSEAD Social Entrepreneurship Program in 2011 and has a Certificate in Teaching, Stamford College. In Feb 2015, she won the Social Innovation Leadership award by World CSR Congress, India. She is also member of the Social Return on Investment network and the South East Asia Leadership Network. In December 2018, she was also made Fellow at the Social Enterprise Research Academy, Hong Kong. She loves play and fun, and hopes to enable us to channel our inner child throughout our lives. She receives much help from her 3 children. myHarapan or the Youth Trust Foundation, was established in August 2010 and has since then engaged over 25,000 Malaysian youth and funded over 170 various social initiatives. myHarapan is a social business advocate and uses it as its compass and also co-organized the Global Social Business Summit 2013, and launched their Social Venture/Business Fund to provide access to funding for start-up Youth-Driven Social Businesses and Entrepreneurs. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
16:44
April 24, 2020
Business Operations and Leadership in India
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Gaurav Bawa as they speak on his experience as a business leader in the Indian manufacturing industry and managing his workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gaurav Bawa is Managing Director At WIKA India, a German Multinational firm with Manufacturing operations including overseeing four plants and facilities in different parts of India and more than 1000 employees. He has 26 years of industry experience leading various functions like Manufacturing, Quality, Six Sigma, sales and now Business Leader. I am honored to speak with Gaurav about his perspective within the Indian business context and the strict lockdown in India. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
14:53
April 23, 2020
Coping through Meditation and Exercise in Martinique
Over the past year, Dr. Allie Sharma and Bridget Malcolm have been working on a podcast which was due to launch in March 2020.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are releasing a few interviews clips with guests from our yet-to-be-released podcast. Please listen to this episode from Melodie Monrose' conversation with us on March 20, 2020 as we discuss how she is coping while social distancing in Martinique. Melodie Monrose is a 28 year old Model who is a native of Martinique and spokesperson for a breast cancer awareness association called Amazones Martinique.  She is also the ambassador for the Committee of Tourism in Martinique.  She lives in New York City for the last ten years, and as the pandemic in NYC worsened mid-March, she traveled to Martinique to reunite with family and friends and has been socially distancing there since. Instagram: @MelodieMonrose Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.  Please note that the views expressed by the guests are those of the guests and do not reflect the views of Dr. Allie Sharma.
15:44
April 22, 2020
An Artist in Quarantine with COVID-19
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Alexander Klingspor about his experience with suspected illness from the novel corona virus and his perspective and personal experience as an artist while in quarantine.   Alexander is a surrealist artist with a focus on oil paintings.  He is a native of Sweden and his works are featured in galleries and museums in Europe and the U.S. Born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1977, Alexander has studied with various painters in Sweden and USA. He has been making a living as a painter from the age of 22 and has exhibited his work in various parts of USA and Europe. Collectors come from USA, UK, Germany, France, Portugal, Spain, Mexico, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy and Norway. Website: http://www.alexanderklingspor.com/ Instagram: @artofklingspor  Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
15:13
April 21, 2020
A Beauty Studio Owner's Perspective with Michael Angelo
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Michael Angelo, owner of a Beauty Studio in NYC, as they speak on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted his livelihood and business during this time. Michael Angelo is a friendly neighborhood beauty guru, local artist, and the owner of Wonderland Beauty Parlor in New York City. Supermodels and fashion cognoscenti flock to Michael Angelo due to his long-held reputation as the modeling industry’s secret weapon.  Since Wonderland’s inception in 2005, Michael has been called upon by top modeling agencies to create career-defining looks for their talent.  Michael has worked with many of the world’s most beautiful women and his work has been captured by renowned photographers and has appeared on the covers and within the pages of nearly every major fashion magazine. Michael is also an accomplished designer, photographer and director. Michael has also gained international acclaim within the design world for his creation of Wonderland. For updates, you can follow Michael here: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, & LinkedIn. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
16:22
April 20, 2020
Grief, Loss and Virtual Funerals with Sierra Campbell
Listen to Sierra Campbell as she speaks about her experience as a death doula and the importance of virtual funerals during this time of COVID-19 and social distancing. Sierra Campbell is a death doula and she has worked in end of life care, home healthcare, and hospice for more than 20 years. During COVID-19 Sierra has shifted her work to educate families more and provide virtual funerals. You can connect with her work here: https://www.nurture.co/connect, and here is a link to her webinar on virtual funerals. Resources mentioned in her interview: Canva (templates for virtual funerals), Video montages: Tribute.co. & Stages of Grief. Other resources: Everything you need to know for virtual memorials https://www.gatheringus.com/ Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Coping with COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
18:46
April 17, 2020
COVID-19 and an Eating Disorder in Quarantine with Mia Kang
Over the past year, Dr. Allie Sharma and Bridget Malcolm have been working on a podcast which was due to launch in March 2020.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are releasing a few interviews clips with guests from our yet-to-be-released podcast who have COVID-19 stories. Today we are excited to share Mia Kang's story with you.  Please listen to this episode from Mia Kang’s conversation with us on March 22, 2020 as we highlight her experience with both a suspected COVID-19 illness and her eating disorder in quarantine. Mia Kang is a model and social influencer who promotes diversity and body positivity, particularly celebrating Curve within modelling.  Half South Korean, half British and born in Hong Kong, Mia started modelling at the age of 13 and has worked in cities across the world such as London, Tokyo, Hamburg, Seoul, Los Angeles, Milan, Dubai, Singapore, Miami and many more. Mia has graced the covers of Elle, Harpers Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, China Vogue and has been featured in Sports Illustrated. Mia splits her time between her two passions, travel and perfecting her Muay Thai skills. You can follow Mia on instagram at @miakang. Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
13:31
April 16, 2020
A Perspective on the Hospitality Industry with Andrew Borsen
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Andrew Borsen, partner at Borsen Law, as he speaks on the challenges within the hospitality industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Andrew Borsen is a partner at Borsen Law, a boutique firm concentrating in commercial litigation and corporate transactions with a focus on entertainment, music, hospitality and social media law. Andrew is an Adjunct Professor at Metropolitan College of New York, a co-author of “A Cup of Coffee with 10 Leading Attorneys” and an investor in several hospitality ventures, including restaurants and broadway shows. Please note that the contents of COPING WITH COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to COPING with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
11:47
April 15, 2020
Frontlines with an ER Physician in NYC with Dr. Nicholas Caputo
Listen to Dr. Nicholas Caputo in conversation with Dr. Allie Sharma as he describes his experience as an Emergency Medicine physician in NYC pre and post-pandemic and the toll it is taking on he and his colleagues. Dr. Nicholas Caputo completed his internship in General Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, NY, his residency training in emergency medicine at NYC H+H/Lincoln, where he served as a Chief Resident and his Fellowship training in Critical Care/Retrieval Medicine with RDH/Careflight, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. He is currently Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and is an attending physician Associate Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at NYC H+H/Lincoln. He is also an attending emergency physician at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Caputo's research seeks to understand the evidence behind the conventional wisdom practiced in emergency departments across the world in order to determine the efficacy of current management strategies (such as preoxygenation in RSI, apneic oxygenation during intubation) in order to improve safety and quality outcomes for patients. He is a Major in the United States Army Reserve, Medical Corps, serving in the 947th FRST (Forward Resuscitative and Surgical Team). Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19. As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately. Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
20:39
April 14, 2020
Love in the time of COVID-19 with Dr. Christin Drake
Listen to Dr. Allie in conversation with Dr. Christin Drake as two NYC psychiatrists discuss love in the time of COVID-19.  (Please note that although not discussed in this episode, we acknowledge that domestic violence during this pandemic is a pressing issue and an important piece of the hidden epidemic during this time of social distancing, and our hearts go out to those who are affected. If you or someone who you know is suffering, look for national hotlines and other means of help. Domestic violence hotline in the USA: 1-800-799-7233 / 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)). Dr. Christin Drake is a Cornell-trained, board certified psychiatrist, mother and women's mental health expert.  She is an active writer and presenter and she enjoys the privilege of teaching and supervising psychiatry residents and medical students. Dr. Drake has a private practice in Soho, New York City. www.christindrake.com www.real-mothering.com Note: Please note that the contents of Coping with COVID-19 are for informational purposes only.  The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on COPING WITH COVID-19.  As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time. If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately.  Thank you for listening to Coping with COVID-19 by Dr. Allie.
15:16
April 12, 2020
Introduction
Welcome to Coping with COVID-19!  I’m Dr. Allie Sharma, a psychiatrist, mental health advocate, follow human, and mother of 2. The COVID-19 Pandemic is challenging the usual pillars that keep us grounded throughout our lives. As a psychiatrist, every day I am supporting people through their journeys and what I have come to see throughout my career is that there is power in connection and in collectively coping through times like this.   My goal with this interview series is to create a safe space to collectively share our stories and offer ideas for maintaining mental health and finding the silver lining in light of this health crisis. Please note that this interview is for informational purposes only and is not considered medical advice. Please consult your own provider for any issues you may be facing and if you are in crisis please call 911 or call your local emergency services.
00:46
April 7, 2020