Understanding Food Allergy Stress and Navigating the Back to School Season
FARE Webinar for Emotional and Social Support
Dr. Rosenblum will explore what makes food allergy so stressful (even compared to other chronic issues). She will review how stress and anxiety impact our thoughts, emotions, and our bodies. Dr. Rosenblum will review some coping strategies for improving communication to reduce and prevent stress in parents, kids, and teens.
About the Presenter
Gianine (Gia) Rosenblum received her doctorate in Psychology from Rutgers University and is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey. She has over 20 years of experience in clinical practice and more than a decade in psychological research and teaching. Currently in private practice, Dr. Rosenblum provides individual, family, and group psychotherapy across the lifespan with a focus on recovery from complex, developmental trauma, PTSD and Dissociative Disorders. In addition, she treats depression and anxiety and has unique experience in helping individuals and their families cope with life threatening food allergies, complex medical issues, and diagnoses of genetic disorders. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the NJ Psychological Association.
Dr. Rosenblum is the mother of a teenager with multiple food allergies. Active in the food allergy community, she serves on the Outcomes Research Advisory Board, and Psychosocial Issues Task Force for FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education), and as food allergy mental health curriculum development consultant to Allergy and Asthma Network. She has given webinars and written about food allergy for scholarly publications and online outlets.