COVID-19 Safety Protocols
Recognizing that a single person’s behavior can cause a tremendous ripple effect that can impact people far far away, I, like you, want to be intentional about my choices. As social animals, we are wired for connection and we grow, heal and expand through our positive social relationships and supportive community engagement.
We need each other to thrive.
Conversely, social isolation and a lack of physical contact can be a huge stressor and challenge for our collective mental and emotional wellbeing. Throughout this time I have been doing my best to stay informed about how to responsibly respond as a somatic therapist, community organizer, family member, mama, tia, independent business owner, and friend. While many of us have pre-existing local support systems that we can lean on during these times, many of us do not. Recognizing that meeting indoors and in-person is inherently risky, at this point I am more informed and the resources needed to support safety and manage risk are much more available.
I strongly encourage the use of virtual zoom sessions.
That being said, I recognize how vital in-person care may be for some of us, particularly depending on what you are navigating in your life, your access to privacy at home, access to adequate technology for virtual sessions, and level of outside support. For clients who choose to meet for in-person sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic, by scheduling an in-person session and signing a session consent form, the client assumes the risk for exposure to COVID-19. Clients should consult with their physician on public and personal health risk. For those of you who would like to resume in-person care, you are welcome to schedule an in-person session knowing some things are different than usual, for your own safety and mine: