Radical Acceptance

December 17, 2020
Jeffrey Cohen, PsyD

Dr Cohen is a clinical psychologist and an instructor of psychology in the department of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center.

Rejecting reality does not change it. How does radical acceptance help int he era of COVID-19?

Jeffrey Cohen, PsyD, offers 3 tips in order to welcome acceptance:

1) Willing hands, the physical position of upturned hands

2) An open heart, experiencing sadness with compassion

3) Imagining a fork in the road, where one side is accpetance and the other is denial, and acceptance must actively be chosen

Dr Cohen is a clinical psychologist and an instructor of psychology in the department of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center.