Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide
ASERT has compiled resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current COVID-19 outbreak.
Occasional anxiety is an expected part of life. But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry. An accessible guide to understanding what causes anxiety disorders and the types of anxiety, their symptoms, common misconceptions, and how relationships are impacted. Discuss co-occurring disorders, treatment options, and learn practical tips for managing symptoms and helping others with a licensed therapist.
About the instructor: Mary Kate Leister, LMSW, holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Missouri-Columbia. In her career as a therapist and social worker, Mary Kate has worked with people experiencing a broad range of challenges including homelessness, human trafficking, addiction, and mental illness.
Currently she serves as a pediatric social worker and co-chairs an anti-human trafficking task force. Mary Kate is passionate about ending the stigma surrounding mental illnesses and building stronger communities. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, movies, and photography.