Learn how to help when someone you care about struggles with depression, anxiety or other mental illness.
- 1Develop essential skills to help friends and loved ones
- 2Earn your certification as a Peer Support Specialist
- 3Learn at your own pace
If you're like most people, you may feel anxious and uncertain about how to help those that aren't in a good place with their mental health.
But with this course, you'll gain the skills necessary to feel confident in knowing what to say and do to help others who are struggling with depression, anxiety or other mental illness.
In this course, you'll learn to become an influential and positive source of support for your family, friends, and colleagues.
- How to practice self-care so you don't burn out
- How to develop empathic and reflective listening skills so your loved one will open up to you
- How to help even if they don't want to talk
- What to say and what NOT to say
- How to help them access resources
- How to ask good questions
- What to do if they won’t get help
Emma McAdam is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and she loves helping people change. She knows that understanding mental health can be confusing and stressful. She also knows that there’s hope! Your brain is wired to change, and deep healing is possible. Her mission is to walk with people through that process.
Emma makes 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. She doesn't just help people get feeling better; She helps people get better at feeling.
Emma McAdam has been working in the field of change and growth since 2004. She got her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Utah State University, and she's currently licensed in the state of Utah. She's worked in settings like juvenile corrections, wilderness therapy programs, residential treatment centers, and outpatient therapy.