Mary Ellen Copeland, PhD. Developer of the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). Author of several books, including The Depression Workbook, Living Without Depression and Manic Depression, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain, Winning Against Relapse, and The Worry Control Workbook.
Dr. Copeland has no financial relationships with companies related to this material.
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) is a self-help tool designed to help individuals with mental health challenges create a personalized plan for recovery and maintaining wellness. Developed by Mary Ellen Copeland (see our interview, “Using Self-Help Skills for Recovery: The WRAP Approach.”)
WRAP emphasizes the importance of self-awareness, self-empowerment, and personal responsibility. It consists of several key components:
Editor’s note: This is a brief companion piece to Dr. Copeland's Q&A, "Using Self-Help Skills for Recovery: The WRAP Approach."
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