Parenting in a Pandemic: Supporting Working Parents & Their Mental Health

Join Cleo and Lyra Health for a discussion on the impact COVID-19 is having on the mental health and wellbeing of working parents and how employers can best support their people.

What You’ll Learn in this On-Demand Replay

It’s no secret that the pandemic has overly burdened working parents leading them to feel more stressed and anxious. With more limited family support options, parents are overwhelmed with juggling virtual or in-person schooling, the challenges of remote work, and keeping their families safely sheltered.

With the start of the new school year, it is more important than ever for employers to be prepared with well-being and mental health strategies to support their working parent population.

In this on-demand webinar you’ll learn:

  • New data on how how lack of childcare and a switch to remote learning is impacting families
  • Practical ways employers can support working parents to mitigate mental health challenges and build resilience
  • How Lyra and Cleo are supporting employees who are working parents

Featured Speakers

Renee Schneider, PhD

VP of Clinical Quality, Lyra Health

Chitra Akileswaran, MD

Co-founder And Chief Medical Officer, Cleo

Joe Grasso, PhD

Clinical Director, Partnerships, Lyra Health

Featured Speakers

Ron Crawford

VP Benefits, Starbucks

Sean McBride

VP of Partnerships, Lyra Health

Featured Speakers

Sherice Torres

Global Director of Inclusion, Google

About the Panel

Renee Schneider, PhD, VP of Clinical Quality, Lyra Health

Dr. Renee Schneider is a Stanford-trained, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Chief of Clinical Quality with Lyra. She is committed to the dissemination of evidence-based therapies for adults, children, couples, and families and has a special interest in interventions aimed at supporting the families of children with autism or special needs. At Lyra, Renee oversees clinical quality, ensuring our provider network and all clinical practices adhere to the highest standards of evidence-based care.

Chitra Akileswaran, MD, Co-founder And Chief Medical Officer, Cleo

Chitra Akileswaran, MD, MBA is a physician and entrepreneur. She is the Co-founder of Cleo and serves as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Akileswaran is a Board Certified Obstetrician Gynecologist and is currently a Strategy and Operations Lead at Highland Hospital within Alameda Health System, a Level 1 Trauma Center in Oakland, California. She holds a Lecturer appointment at Harvard Medical School. She previously worked at Kyruus, Inc. and McKinsey & Company. She received her undergraduate degree from Brown University, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Joe Grasso, PhD, Clinical Director, Partnerships, Lyra Health

Dr. Joe Grasso is the Clinical Director for Partnerships at Lyra Health and a clinical psychologist by training. At Lyra he consults with employers on mental health strategy and leads the development and delivery of Lyra’s educational content. Prior to joining Lyra, he conducted research at the Department of Veterans Affairs and managed the rollout of a national training program for mental health providers.