Teletherapy: Connecting Therapists and Clients During A Time of Separation
CBS Sunday Morning April 5, 2020
Heightened anxiety and depression are all too real in the fight against COVID-19. CBS Sunday Morning reporter Susan Spencer speaks to Mosaic Mental Health's Executive Director, Dr. Donna Demetri Friedman and therapist, Kathryn Riordan about teletherapy, and how it is helping patients receive the essential treatment they need.
Therapists and Patients Find Common Ground: Virus-Fueled Anxiety
The New York Times By Sarah Maslin Nir May 3, 2020
Please see this compelling article from the New York Times featuring Mosaic Mental Health on the challenges of providing therapy during the COVID-19 crisis. Mosaic’s executive director, Dr. Donna Demetri Friedman notes: “We are doing everything and anything to help each other and our patients to get through this. Sometimes, that’s crying together.”
Mosaic’s executive director, Dr. Donna Demetri Friedman speaks to WNYC on how COVID-19 is impacting the mental health of New Yorkers. She discusses the fear and anxiety they are facing and provides strategies to help cope with stress.
The Riverdale Press By Julius Constantine Motal May 17, 2020
The Riverdale Press speaks to Mosaic Mental Health about how the restrictions around COVID-19 are affecting the grieving process for many families and their loved ones making bereavement even more challenging.
Mental Health Issues Spike Amid Historic Pandemic and Social Unrest
New York Daily News By Nancy Dillon July 4, 2020
Fear of illness, mounting deaths, record job losses, a polarizing presidential election and the fight for racial justice are all impacting the mental health of our nation. New York Daily News reporter Nancy Dillon speaks to Mosaic Mental Health on the effects of these stressors on the American psyche.
As Coronavirus Rates Fall, Anxieties in the Community Remain on the Rise
The Riverdale Press By Kirstyn Brendlen July 19, 2020
As the number of those infected drops in New York City, anxiety is on the rise as people face uncertainty in many parts of their lives as they reenter the “real world.” Mosaic Mental Health’s executive director, Dr. Donna Demetri Friedman discusses how the pandemic will likely turn out to be one of the biggest mental health crises the country has ever seen.
BronxTalk takes a look at mental health and conflict resolution. Dr. Donna Friedman, Executive Director of Mosaic Mental Health as well as Lynne Maureen Hurdle, Conflict Resolution Specialist and her son Justin Nai'im Hurdle-Price join Gary Axelbank to discuss mental health amid the pandemic, and how to handle difficult conversations.
Election Anxiety is Through the Roof, Experts Say - So What Can We Do?
New York Daily News By Nancy Dillon November 4, 2020
The presidential election this year is causing a level of anxiety for many Americans that no one anticipated. A population already burdened by isolation, and depression due to the pandemic, is now facing the reality of a deeply divided political environment. With election anxiety seeping into people’s daily lives, many are opting to tune out all of the noise.