Discover Webinar: Getting Unstuck: A Back-to-Basics Approach to Help You Break the Cycles Keeping You StuckTuesday, February 25, 2020
Time: 3:30 Eastern
Location: Program offered on video conference technology (link sent after registration).
Registration Deadline: Sunday, February 23, 2020
Join us for our first 2020 Discover Webinar. It's a new year and a new decade. Are you still feeling stuck in the same old patterns? What long time habits do you want to break in 2020?
Maybe you lose time surfing the internet, find yourself mindlessly snacking at night, or notice you have a long list of excuses to avoid intimacy with a partner. Are you trying to get started on an exercise program and curtail your dependence on sweets? Perhaps spiraling thoughts keep you up at night and you often feel stressed out, overwhelmed or just plain tired. If so, you aren't alone.
In this interactive presentation via video technology, Washington D.C. area psychologists Dr. Robyn Pashby and Dr. Kelly Donahue will help you recognize the triggers leading to various negative cycles. You'll learn simple strategies supported by research to take action, get you unstuck and feeling better!
About our experts:
Dr. Kelly Donahue is a clinical health psychologist and mind-body change expert. Her private psychology practice, established more than 12 years ago, specializes in the areas of anxiety, stress, depression, weight loss, and health issues. She is passionate about empowering women to practice essential self-care strategies that nourish the body and mind so that her patients, including working moms, executives, health care providers, and empty-nesters can achieve their optimal health at any age. Her training includes mind-body medicine, coaching, and holistic nutrition. Dr. Donahue worked in public health for the U.S. Army for many years, spending one of those years as a psychologist and resiliency trainer for health care providers at a military hospital in Germany. Her post-doctoral work focused on community-based participatory research in weight loss at the Uniformed Services University. Dr. Donahue is the author of Everyday Self-Care: Your Proven, Holistic Guide to Feeling Better and co-hosts a podcast called Everyday Wellness. Dr. Donahue has published her research in peer-reviewed journals as well as in the popular press. Dr. Donahue leads the online weight management program, Health Gains Weight Loss Program with her colleague Dr. Robyn Pashby.
Dr. Robyn Pashby is a clinical health psychologist who specializes in the cognitive, behavioral and emotional aspects of health behavior change. Dr. Pashby is owner and director of DC Health Psychology (DCHP), a group health psychology practice with offices in Washington D.C. and Maryland and RVA Health Psychology, a division of DCHP located in Richmond, Virginia. Her training and clinical specialization is in the psychological treatment of obesity and binge eating disorder as well as pre- and post-bariatric surgery concerns. After a decade of clinical work witnessing the impact of weight bias on individuals’ physical and mental health, Dr. Pashby became a passionate advocate for the inclusion of weight bias and size-ism as a social justice issue. She has educated hundreds of physicians, physical therapists, personal trainers, and mental health professionals on recognizing the impact of weight bias on the physical and emotional health of their patients. Prior to establishing DCHP, she was the Assistant Director and senior psychologist for the National Center for Weight and Wellness (NCWW) located in Washington DC for 7 years and worked as a consulting psychologist at the George Washington University Weight Management Program. Dr. Pashby also serves as the Vice President of Professional Affairs for the DC Psychological Association.
TTN members and guests are welcome.
We anticipate a sold out event -- register early as space is limited.