Heart Disease, Stroke, Diabetes, Cancer, COPD, Arthritis and the list goes on…
Chronic illness has become rampant across the United States and no doubt it has made its way into your office. Many chronic conditions require people to undergo demanding, debilitating treatment and make incredible lifestyle changes.
Treating these clients comes with the challenge of addressing ongoing medical stressors and the accompanying depression, anxiety, and quality of life concerns.
Teresa Deshields, Ph.D., ABPP, knows first-hand how difficult it can be to navigate these challenges – she knows that treating these vulnerable individuals is serious work that demands a thoughtful, organized, and dedicated approach.
Watch her as she shares 20 years of experience treating clients with chronic illness in this compelling, practical recording.
You’ll learn specific strategies to:
This cutting-edge training will take your practice to the next level!
This online program is worth 6.25 hours CPD.
|Manual - Behavioral Treatment Interventions for Clients Coping with Medical Illness (1.56 MB)||107 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Teresa L. Deshields, Ph.D., ABPP, is a licensed clinical psychologist and clinical associate professor in the departments of medicine and psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She is a Fellow of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society and its past-president.
She was the manager of the Siteman Counseling Service for the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for 20 years. Her clinical practice is devoted to treating cancer patients and survivors and their family members, throughout the cancer continuum – diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, end of life, and grief. Her research is focused on issues related to psychological adjustment and quality of life in cancer patients and survivors.
Financial: Dr. Teresa Deshields has an employment relationship with Rush University Medical Center. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Teresa Deshields is an advisory committee member for Cancer Support Community and the Association of Community Cancer Centers. She is a member of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, and the American Psychological Association.
Establishing Whole Person Care
Psychological Distress in the Medically Ill
Behavioural Interventions for Physical Symptom Management
End of Life Considerations
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