The Year in Review: Challenges and Lessons of 2020
In this session, we will reflect upon the global and national challenges that 2020 brought to our lives—our communities.
Participants will be able to:
Reflect upon the global and national challenges that 2020 brought to our lives—our communities.
Reflect the lessons that 2020 brought into our awareness. Learn about the role of mindfulness and self-compassion in developing inner strength, maintaining self-care, and enhancing relational connections.
Participate in a guided meditation practice focused on awareness and compassion for self and others.
Dr. Ana Puig
Dr. Ana Puig is past-president of ASGW and serves as scholar and research director in the Office of Educational Research, College of Education at the University of Florida (UF). She is also Affiliate Faculty in the Counselor Education unit. Ana is a licensed mental health counselor and qualified supervisor in the state of Florida and a National Certified Counselor. She also holds a Spirituality and Health certificate from the Center for Spirituality and Health at UF and is core team member of the UF Mindfulness Program. Her areas of specialization are multicultural spirituality and religion in counseling; complementary therapies and mental health; and creativity in counseling. More recently she has conducted research on psychosocial outcomes of current and former patients of Streetlight, a UFHealth palliative care program, and on life after Hurricane Maria, an investigation of counseling needs in K-20 educational settings in Puerto Rico.