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Coping Skills and Self-Care for Mental Health

Vital Skills to Turn Burnout Into Self-Renewal, Combat Depression, Calm Anxiety, and Soothe Intense Emotions
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Are you feeling burned out, overwhelmed, stressed out, anxious, or depressed?

Do emotions sometimes seem to run your life?

We've all been there. Sometimes we try to cope with feeling out of control by eating, venting, or avoiding, but those methods aren’t always healthy and sometimes make things worse.

This course is all about learning the skills to help you get through short-term emotional crises. Learn what to do when you're feeling highly emotional or overwhelmed.

By the end of this course you'll show stress, anxiety, and depression that they don’t run your life because you'll have the skills to cope with emotions in healthy ways! You’ll feel confident in your ability to stay calm and face whatever life throws your way.

You will learn to:

  • Identify triggering situations
  • Manage intense emotions
  • Calm your stress response
  • Build your Personalized Go-To Coping Skills List for different situations
  • Transform burnout into renewed energy by developing a personal self-care practice
  • Draw from over 100 Healthy Ways you can self-soothe or cope with difficult emotions
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What students are saying:

Robin S.

This course has been exceptionally helpful. I have been on stress leave while working through depression. It has been a tremendous resource to complement my therapy and allows me to get more from my weekly sessions as I can use the time to talk about what I have learned from the course in addition to the help and advice of my therapist. THANK YOU!!

Mary A. 

I was immediately impressed with the first video. I kept saying to myself this is good stuff. This is exactly what I was looking for. As I have dug deeper into the course I am getting more and more pleasantly surprised. There’s detailed info and lots of examples. I’m very happy with this course.

Soothe Intense Emotions

You'll start with a self-assessment to identify triggering situations. Then you'll learn indispensable skills to manage intense emotions, calm the stress response, and put into practice a personalized coping plan to deal with difficult emotions.

Learn Skills to Calm Anxiety

You'll develop a personal coping skills plan where you can draw from dozens of skills that train your body and mind to relax. You'll soothe your anxiety and foster a sense of self-composure under pressure.

Build Your Self-Care Plan

This course will walk you through the process of discovering your personalized self-care strategies. You'll learn essential self-care skills to keep you mentally healthy, keep your life in order, and prevent burnout.

In a proven and systematic way this course will:

1. Teach you coping skills to keep intense emotions in check and help you take charge of your situation, including:

  • Emotion coping skills
  • Relaxation skills
  • Sensory coping skills
  • Distraction coping skills

2. Give you the power to work through those feelings for long-term, lasting change with emotion processing skills that will help you:

  • Renew your energy
  • Resolve emotions
  • Improve relationships
  • Move forward with joy and purpose
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Meet Your Instructor

Hi, I'm Emma McAdam


I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist, and I love helping people change. I know that understanding mental health can be confusing and stressful. I also know that there’s hope! Your brain is wired to change, and deep healing is possible. My mission is to walk with people through that process. 

I make mental health skills more accessible through YouTube videos and online courses. Therapy in a Nutshell is built around the idea that small and simple steps can turn into massive change and growth. I don’t just help people get feeling better; I help people get better at feeling. 

I’ve been working in the field of change and growth since 2004. I got my Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Utah State University, and I’m currently licensed in the state of Utah. I’ve worked in settings like juvenile corrections, wilderness therapy programs, residential treatment centers, and outpatient therapy.

Are you ready to get control of your emotions?

Enroll Now for $147!

Frequently Asked Questions:

This Course Is Education, Not Therapy

The information in this course is taught by a professional licensed therapist but is not therapy. The information in this course is for education and is not meant to replace actual therapy or instructions given by a personal therapist. It's an additional tool to learn mental health skills but is best used under the care of a local professional therapist.

This course is not medical advice. Please consult your primary care physician, therapist, or other mental health professional for individualized medical advice.

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