The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our way of living. It has left many of us isolated from friends and family. Many of us have had to adapt and find ways to care for and connect with our loved ones, including ourselves. But change and self-care is not easy, especially during a pandemic. Our spiritual and mental emotional wellbeing becomes more important than ever to aide us in taking care of ourselves and our loved ones. In this virtual program, Rev. Dr. Vikki Gaskin-Butler examines the intersection of spirituality and psychology as powerful coping mechanisms for dealing with the current pandemic and beyond.
By participating in this program presented by Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Gaskin-Butler, you can expect to learn:
- how spirituality and psychology are related.
- spiritual practices that influence psychological health.
- coping strategies to enhance your wellbeing in the present and the future.
This program is presented by Dr. Vikki Gaskin-Butler and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.
How to join the Zoom Program:
Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:
- One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action needed with this message.
- One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before program start to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is properly working.
For troubleshooting and other Zoom-related questions, please email us at email@example.com
By participating in this program, you agree to the CHWB’s Gracious Space policy.
About Your Program Presenter
Rev. Dr. Vikki T. Gaskin-Butler is a licensed clinical psychologist and ordained clergy person in Florida and Georgia. She is currently a visiting associate clinical professor and director of the University of Central Florida Psychology Clinic. Dr. Gaskin-Butler is a former faculty member and chief diversity officer at University of South Florida St. Petersburg. She also served as associate pastor of New Philadelphia Community Church in St. Petersburg, Florida. She was formerly the psychologist and clinic director at the Samaritan Counseling Center of Northeast Georgia. She also served as minister of education at New Grove Baptist Church in Winterville, Georgia.
Dr. Gaskin-Butler graduated magna cum laude from Spelman College with a major in Psychology. She received her master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Florida in Clinical and Health Psychology. She also received a master’s of Divinity degree from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. Dr. Gaskin-Butler is married and has one son who will soon graduate from college.