How is COVID-19 set to impact emotional wellbeing?
18 May 2020
How is COVID-19 set to impact emotional wellbeing?

The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly reconfigured the world as we know it – and a mental health crisis could be waiting in its aftermath. Canvas8 spoke to Staci K. Haines, the author of The Politics of Trauma, to understand how the outbreak is set to challenge and change our emotional wellbeing.

Staci K. Haines

Staci K. Haines is a leading expert in the field of somatics and the author of The Politics of Trauma: Somatics, Healing, and Social Justice, which offers an in-depth look at the social, political, and economic roots of trauma, and the ways in which individual trauma relates to social injustice. She is also the founder of Generative Somatics and GenerationFIVE, social justice organisations that bring her expertise in somatics to bear on the push towards transformative justice.

Helen Jambunathan

Helen Jambunathan is an associate insight director at Canvas8. An anthropologist and writer, she leads strategic cultural research across academia and industry. She is a fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute and the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth. Her work helps brands and organisations make more culture-connected decisions, and her analysis has been featured in media outlets including Bloomberg, The Guardian, and The Independent.