This will be a holiday season like no other. To protect ourselves and our family, many of us will not be traveling or getting together with the people we love. Plus, worry about the pandemic, our health, and finances are creating anxiety on a whole new level. Many people are having difficulty handling it all. Licensed professional counselor, and Director of Integrated Care at AtlantiCare Behavioral Health, Cydney Savage offers practical tips to manage stress during the most challenging holiday season of our lives.
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Cydney Savage, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor, and Director of Integrated Care at AtlantiCare Behavioral Health. She oversees behavioral therapy services in AtlantiCare Physician Group’s (APG) Primary Care practices and provides counseling and other individual services to adults and adolescents in those practices. Her 30-year career has included leadership and clinical roles in AtlantiCare’s Adult outpatient, Child and Adolescent Outpatient, and the Certified Community Behavioral Clinic. She’s actively involved in AtlantiCare’s Employee Resource Groups, which focus on raising awareness about the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The work of these groups includes identifying and solving disparities in healthcare. Cyd holds a Master of Arts degree in art therapy and professional counseling from Marywood University, Scranton, PA; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in related arts with a minor in psychology from Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA.