Self-Help Videos

The following videos were created by Cal State East Bay counselors to improve student wellness.  Please follow along as they lead through the exercises, and use them as many times as you need to. 

We will continue to upload new videos, so check back regularly for more content.

Respiración y Visualización, con Mariane Stimbra-Mora, MSW
Respiraction y Visualization, con Mariane Stimbra-Mora, MSW
Deep Breathing, with Mariane Stimbra-Mora
Deep Breathing, with Mariane Stimbra-Mora, MSW
The 5 R's of Self-Care
The 5 R's of Self-Care, with Leyla Eraslan, LMFT, APCC
Staying Connected During the Pandemic
Staying Connected During the Pandemic, with Kathryn Kirkpatrick, LCSW and CheRonn Ford.
Coming Back to "Normal"
Coming Back to "Normal," with Erin Harrell, Psy.D and Andy Spivack, MSW
Positive Playlist
Positive Playlist, with Chetina Guadalupe, LMFT, APCC
Coming Out

Coming Out, with Leyla Eraslan, LMFT and Erin Harrell, Psy.D.

Want to hear more?  Consider joining the Queer and Questioning Support Group, facilitated by Leyla and Erin.  Group will restart in Fall 2022.

Creating an Emotional Safety Plan

Creating an Emotional Safety Plan, with Erin Harrell, Psy.D and Leyla Eraslan, LMFT.

See also Safety Plan: An Instruction Manual, adapted from an original work by Barbara Stanley and Gregory K. Brown.

Dealing with Microaggressions
Dealing with Microaggressions, with Leyla Eraslan, LMFT and Erin Harrell, Psy.D.  This video centers LGBTQ+ students, but the tips may be useful for any marginalized identity.
Dealing with Family Stress over the Holidays

Dealing with Family Stress over the Holidays, with Colleen Arnold, Ph.D, LMFT.

Effective Solidarity

Effective Solidarity, with Kathryn Kirkpatrick, LCSW

Please also see these resources.  Pages are not associated with Cal State East Bay unless otherwise noted.

Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice

Guide to Allyship

Allyship (and Accomplice) - The What, Why and How

Anti-Racist Resources from the Office of Diversity

Rochester Racial Justice Toolkit

Social Justice and Wellness from Counseling Services

Resilience in Context

Resilience in Context with Shauna Olson Hong, LCSW

Please also see these resource pages:

Social Justice and Wellness

Anti-Racist Resources from the Office of Diversity

CSUEB Undocumented Resources

Butterfly Hug

Butterfly Hug, with Bunny Ott, LMFT

Para un video de esta intervención en Español, mira Abrazo de Mariposa

Self Care and Fresh Air
Self-Care and Fresh Air, with Stacey Bellone, LCSW
Grieving Losses during Coronavirus with Colleen Arnold, Ph.D, LMFT
Grieving Losses During Coronavirus, with Colleen Arnold, Ph.D, LMFT
Social Connection while Physically Distancing with Chetina Guadalupe, LMFT
Social Connection While Physically Distancing, with Chetina Guadalupe, LMFT
Survivor Safety and Self-Care with Lorraine Holmes
Survivor Safety and Self-Care, with Lorraine Holmes
Healthy Relationships with Quarantined with Kathryn Kirkpatrick, LCSW
Healthy Relationships while Quarantined, with Kathryn Kirkpatrick, LCSW
Gratitude Moment with Chetina Guadalupe, LMFT

Gratitude Moment with Chetina Guadalupe, LMFT

Para un video de esta intervención en Español, mira 5 minutos de Meditación para la Gratitud.

Square Breath with Sarah Barnard, LMFT
Square Breath with Sarah Barnard, LMFT
Brain Dumping with Chetina Guadalupe, LMFT
Brain Dumping with Chetina Guadalupe, LMFT
Social Media Cleanse with Chetina Guadalupe, LMFT
Social Media Cleanse with Chetina Guadalupe, LMFT
Deep Breathing with Tara Fischetti, PsyD
Deep Breathing with Tara Fischetti, PsyD
5,4,3,2,1 Grounding with Bunny Ott, LMFT

5,4,3,2,1 Grounding with Bunny Ott, LMFT

Para un video de esta intervención en Español, mira Técnica de relajación. Regla de 5,4,3,2,1.

Safe Place Visualization with Bunny Ott, LMFT

Safe Place Visualization with Bunny Ott, LMFT

Para un video de esta intervención en Español, mira Meditación guiada “Mi lugar seguro” a través de visualización.