Supporting Children, Adolescents and Parents in the Daily Management of Food Allergies

Presenter: Linda Herbert, PhD

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

 

Dr. GreenFood allergies are not only potentially life-threatening – they’re life-altering, and managing food allergies can be emotionally draining. Dr. Linda Herbert, a clinical psychologist at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., addressed the common challenges of managing food allergies. The presentation covered anxiety, issues at school, bullying, peer social activities and more. Dr. Herbert will also provided webinar attendees with a preliminary set of strategies to help cope with daily stress. 

Dr. Herbert recently joined the Department of Allergy and Immunology at Children’s National Medical Center, where she is building a clinical practice and research team designed to address the mental health needs of children with food allergies and their families.

The slides from the presentation can be viewed here.