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Even before COVID-19, social isolation was a serious health crisis affecting our society, communities, and companies alike. Although we are still connected digitally, we are more isolated than ever. How can we stay socially connected, without being socially irresponsible?  Learn tactics for maintaining healthy relationships, and staying mentally, emotionally, and physically healthy – even when alone.

About the Speaker:

Munther Barakat
Director of Behavioral Health Therapy
Advocate Aurora Health Care

Licensed clinical psychologist currently in the role of director of behavioral health therapy at Advocate Aurora Health Care. Clinical background includes working with children, adolescent and adults within multiple settings including outpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment. Currently as the director of behavioral health therapy responsibilities includes overseeing all programing from acute care to ambulatory. This involves ensuring programming evidence-based, staff is trained and services are designed to meet patient needs.