Eliza Pillard

Eliza Pillard LICSW, VCCYF Social Worker and Family Wellness Resource Coordinator.

Contact information for accessing resources.

Please reach out to me if you have questions and/or needs regarding accessing resources for your Mental Health, Health and Wellness. You can e-mail me at eliza.pillard@uvmhealth.org so we can put our heads together to figure out ways to help make this time safer, healthier & more fun for you and your family! 

During this “stuck in the house” time my son and I have been doing daily morning exercise including yoga and a 10 min “Ab” routine (Fraser Wilson) we found on You Tube.

Check out our silly short clip.


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Allison Hall MD, Psychiatrist

S.M.A.R.T Goal Setting



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Kristina Foreman, MD

UVM Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, PGY4

Mindful Photography For Kids

Kid-Friendly Science Video on Resilience (8 min)


Haley McGowan DO,  Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Getting outside every day and playing classical music in the background at home have been very replenishing for me. It's been especially entertaining to watch my toddler paint murals to dramatic symphonies or operas.


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Erica Marden MD, Child Psychiatry Fellow

Click here for her wellness tip.


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Aamani Chava MD, Child Psychiatry Fellow

Bristles & Books


David C. Rettew MD, Associate Prof. of Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Medical Director, Child, Adolescent, and Family Division, VT Dept. of Mental Health

Importance of Parental Warmth (Psychology Today)



Jeremiah Dickerson MD, Psychiatrist 

Dr. Dickerson, Vickie Crocker and Natalie the Puppet talk about anxiety

Dr. Dickerson shares some questions you should ask yourself daily during this difficult time.

Click here to learn more.


Robert Althoff MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychiatry, pediatrics, psychology at UVM; Medical Director, inpatient psychiatry at CVPH

A series of short videos- Coping through COVID-19


Andrew Rosenfeld MD, Clinic Director

Rise VT Yoga Cards

13 minute Roller Coaster Meditation

13 minute The Stories We Tell Meditation

This is something I’ve found useful for myself and families in the clinic. The approach uses ideas from a well-studied therapy called ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) to address the pandemic. Feel free to bring this up with your clinical team if it is useful.

Therapy Resource for Managing COVID Distress

Screen Time Tips

Pandemic Family Dinner Ideas