Antioch Clinic Provides FREE Statewide Telebehavioral Health Services to Covid-19 Frontline Workers

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No cost sliding scale counseling also available to those facing financial challenges.

Seattle, WA (PRUnderground) September 9th, 2020

The Antioch University Seattle Community Counseling and Psychology Clinic is providing no-fee counseling and therapy services to Covid-19 front line workers throughout 2020. The Antioch Clinic is a graduate student training facility for counselors, therapists, and psychologists in training, supervised by licensed professionals. The Clinic offers individual, couple, family, and creative arts therapy, with special attention to understanding multicultural differences.

“These uncertain times can exacerbate mental health challenges for everyone, especially those working on the frontline during the pandemic,” said Doug Wear, PhD, Clinic Director. “Our student therapists are trained in a variety of clinical psychology and counseling techniques and will consult with you to identify the best approach for your situation.”

To help all those affected by the pandemic or otherwise facing financial challenges, the Antioch Community Counseling and Psychology Clinic is also offering a special, low fee, sliding scale, which begins at $0. The fee, based on household income, will continue through 2020.

“Although we are just one Clinic, we have a statewide reach and want to help as many people as we can,” added Wear. “We encourage anyone feeling stressed and overwhelmed to contact us.”

Frontline workers, for the purpose of this program, are the subgroup of essential workers that have been called on to meet our basic needs during the pandemic who cannot work remotely and thus typically work in person with the public. Frontline workers can include, but are not limited to, healthcare workers, protective service workers (police and EMTs), cashiers in grocery and general merchandise stores, production workers, food processing and service workers, janitors and maintenance workers, agricultural workers, and truck and delivery drivers.

For those wishing to schedule an appointment, please call the Clinic at 206-268-4840 or email clinic.aus@antioch.edu.

Antioch University Seattle (AUS) provides a rigorous, multicultural education to prepare students for the complexities of today’s diverse societies. Serving Seattle with progressive education for over forty years, Antioch is located in the heart of the Belltown neighborhood. Our core values of social justice, service to the community, and lifelong learning lie at the heart of the undergraduate degree completion programs in Liberal Studies and Health Counseling & Psychology; graduate programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Couples & Family Therapy, Education, and Teaching; and doctoral programs in PsyD and Counselor Education and Supervision. antioch.edu/seattle

About Antioch University

Antioch University provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, racial, economic, and environmental justice. Inspired by the work of pioneering educator Horace Mann, Antioch University includes a Graduate School of Leadership and Change; Antioch Online; and campuses in Keene, New Hampshire; Los Angeles; Santa Barbara; and Seattle. A bold and enduring source of innovation in higher education, Antioch University is a private, nonprofit, 501(c)3 institution and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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