In the Community

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Writing

“Chronically Me:  Psychosocial Realities of Chronic Illness,” monthly column for Psychology Today magazine.  https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/chronically-me

Lectures

“Mental Health and IBD”: presented at Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Patient Education Event, October 2019

“Working Therapeutically with Parents of Chronically Ill Children”:  presented to St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute’s Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Study Group, December 2018

“Coping with Stress:  An Interactive Presentation for Pediatric Patients”:  presented at Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Patient Education Event, October 2018

“Taking off the Mask:  Relationship Challenges and IBD”:  presented at Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Patient Education Event, October 2018

“Genevieve Asse:  Transcendence and the Feminine”:  presented to St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute’s Art and Psychoanalysis Study Group, May 2018

“Optimizing Mental Health While Living with Chronic Illness”:  presented at Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Patient Education Event, November 2017

“Treating Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness in College Students”:  presented to Student Mental Health Services at Washington University in St. Louis, June 2017

Courses

UPCOMING:  “Treating Chronic Illness with Psychotherapy:  A Guide for Clinicians and Patients,” Registration Information at https://www.stlpi.org/chronic-illness/

“Healthy Adolescent Sexuality:  Why Gender Matters,” course created and taught at St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute, February 2019

Professional Affiliations

American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW)

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

St. Louis Psychoanalytic Society