California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on March 4, 2020, after the first person died of coronavirus or COVID-19.  Schools and businesses closed.  People are staying home.  People are not able to work at their jobs.  Grocery shelves are empty.  This is a time of extraordinary stress.  People are feeling isolated, lonely, depressed, worried, anxious, fearful, angry and panicked.

  • People are isolated in their homes, feeling lonely and depressed.
  • People are not able to earn a living. They are worried about their future.
  • People are not able to get the household products and food that they like.
  • People who are struggling with addictions are cut off from the social supports they have developed.
  • Parents have to stay home with their children. Many of these children have hyperactivity and other behavior disorders.
  • Teen-age sons and daughters have to stay home and do not understand why they cannot go out and be with their friends.
  • Husbands and wives living together in confined spaces are getting irritable and taking it out on each other.
  • Seniors are isolated in their homes and are not allowed to have visitors.

If any of this has been a problem for you, you may benefit from FREE on-line support groups being led by experienced psychologists and counselors at Authentic Counseling Associates of Gold River, California.

On-line sessions are conducted through ZOOM technology.  Each session lasts for 60 minutes and is led by a trained psychologist or counselor.  Dates and times are posted below.

On-line support group sessions are a free service to the public during the coronavirus crisis.  On-line support group sessions are NOT psychotherapy and should not be considered psychotherapy.  Users agree to hold harmless Authentic Counseling Associates and its on-line support group facilitators.

For further information about services available at Authentic Counseling Associates please visit our website at sacramentocounseling.org.  Medicare and self-pay accepted.