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.

Positive Playlist
Positive Playlist, with Chetina Hunter, 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 2021.

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.

To register for the Family Group in the Spring, or any of our other groups, please go to https://health.csueastbay.edu.  Registration for Spring sessions will open in January.

"Five R's" of Self-Care

"Five R's" of Self-Care, with Manveen Chahal, MA and his assistant Gusty.

Thanks to Leyla Eraslan, MA for developing these helpful categories!

For more information on basic needs support from Pioneers for HOPE, please visit https://www.csueastbay.edu/hope/.

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
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 Hunter, LMFT
Social Connection While Physically Distancing, with Chetina Hunter, 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 Hunter, LMFT
Gratitude Moment with Chetina Hunter, LMFT
Square Breath with Sarah Barnard, LMFT
Square Breath with Sarah Barnard, LMFT
Brain Dumping with Chetina Hunter, LMFT
Brain Dumping with Chetina Hunter, LMFT
Social Media Cleanse with Chetina Hunter, LMFT
Social Media Cleanse with Chetina Hunter, LMFT
Deep Breathing with Tara Fischetti, PsyD
Deep Breathing with Tara Fischetti, PsyD
Grounding with Bunny Ott, LMFT
Grounding with Bunny Ott, LMFT
Safe Place Visualization with Bunny Ott, LMFT
Safe Place Visualization with Bunny Ott, LMFT