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Webinars & Training November 30, 2023

WEBINAR: Too Much? Not Enough? Parenting at the JUST RIGHT Balance of Food Allergy Anxiety

Because we can never eliminate the anxiety surrounding food allergies, let’s focus on empowering individuals and families to shift their mindsets.

November 30, 2023, 1:00 p.m. ET 

Anxiety is more common among those of us battling food allergies. As parents, you may see your child’s food allergy anxiety affect their day-to-day activities and even prevent them from doing everyday things. In this webinar, FARE’s Dr. Kelly Cleary and Your Food Allergy Counselor founder Tamara Hubbard, licensed clinical professional counselor, will teach strategies to manage your parental anxiety about food allergies in ways that can help your child navigate this disease and cope more effectively with stressors that arise. Because we can never eliminate the anxiety surrounding food allergies, let’s focus on empowering individuals and families to shift their mindsets. 

This webinar is sponsored by Genentech. 


About the Speakers

Kelly Cleary, MD, FAAP

Kelly Cleary

Dr. Kelly Cleary is the Senior Director of Education and Support Programs for FARE. She oversees FARE’s national education efforts and maintains a variety of programs, resources, and relationships for the food allergic, their families, and caregivers. Previously, Kelly was the Medical Director of Psychopharmacology for PM Behavioral Health, where she was responsible for the oversight of medication management and operations for the behavioral health service. Kelly also co-founded UrgiKids, a pediatric urgent care in Naperville, IL, which was subsequently acquired by PM Pediatrics. A graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Kelly completed her Pediatrics residency at New York Presbyterian Cornell, and finished her Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at NYU-Bellevue. She is currently pursuing a master’s in public health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  

 Tamara Hubbard, LCPC

Tamara Hubbard

Tamara Hubbard is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor trained in Marriage & Family Therapy with more than 18 years of experience. In her private practice, she helps allergic and non-allergic clients, especially parents, find their “just right” balance between overwhelm and quality of life. Tamara is the founder and CEO of The Food Allergy Counselor, an internationally-known allergy psychosocial resource hub which houses the Food Allergy Counselor Directory, Exploring Food Allergy Families podcast, evidence-based allergy behavioral health content, and a growing professional network for therapy providers supporting those with allergic diseases. A speaker at national conferences, Tamara is an Allied Health member of both the AAAAI and ACAAI, and holds advisory roles for multiple organizations, including the Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research (CFAAR).

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