Torre Boyd, LPC Founder of Master Plan Therapy is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Therapist with a mission to empower anxious over-achievers on their journey towards balance and fulfillment. As a sought-after Anxiety and Trauma therapist with a wealth of expertise in the intricate realms of anxiety and trauma, Torre brings a unique and personalized approach to therapy, guiding individuals through the complexities of their minds to cultivate lasting positive change.
Day 2 Session 6B - Scrolling Through Shadows- Unveiling the Link Between Social Media and Mental Wellness
In an era dominated by the constant scroll of social media feeds, the intricate relationship between online engagement and mental wellness becomes increasingly significant. "Scrolling Through Shadows" is a dynamic presentation designed to unravel the subtle complexities, exploring the shadows cast by digital interactions and shedding light on their profound impact on mental health.
Defining Social Media Shadows:
Explore the concept of "social media shadows" and its metaphorical implications in the context of mental wellness.
Delve into the hidden influences, both positive and negative, that social media scrolling can have on individual and collective mental health.
Psychological Impact of Scrolling:
Examine the psychological underpinnings of scrolling, including the pleasure-seeking mechanisms and dopamine release.
Discuss how these psychological dynamics contribute to addictive behaviors and potential mental health challenges.
Impact on Self-Perception and Relationships:
Investigate the influence of social media on self-esteem, body image, and the formation of interpersonal relationships.
Highlight the shadows of social comparison, fear of missing out (FOMO), and cyberbullying.
Strategies for Mindful Scrolling:
Introduce practical strategies for individuals to engage in mindful scrolling and cultivate a positive online experience.
Discuss the role of digital literacy and self-regulation in promoting healthier relationships with social media.
Explore the role of mental health professionals in addressing social media-related challenges.
Provide therapeutic strategies to guide clients in navigating the shadows of social media and promoting mental wellness.
Participants will gain a nuanced understanding of the link between social media scrolling and mental wellness. By unveiling the shadows cast by constant scrolling, attendees will leave with practical insights, strategies, and a heightened awareness to foster a positive digital environment for themselves and those they support.
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