As a dietitian at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Ilisa Nussbaum worked on the front lines of the pandemic in the spring of 2020. One of her responsibilities was to make sure patients on ventilators with COVID-19 got their nutritional needs met. She quickly realized she needed psychological support to help her get through this tough time.

“I became paralyzed by fear over things that should be relatively nonfrightening, like walking by a railing at work that overlooked an atrium,” she recalls. But all the local therapists she contacted were so busy they weren’t taking on new clients.

One evening while scrolling through Facebook,…


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