About Dr. Jen Nash
Jen has had type 1 diabetes since she was 6 years old so understands first hand the ongoing demands of managing a chronic health problem.
Jen is a Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and holds a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. She has gained a wealth of experience of working one to one with clients in tackling their psychological difficulties.
Jen is a regular speaker for the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation, the subject of 'Think, Live and Be Positive: The Psychology of Living with Diabetes'.
Jen works with private clients at her practice in Central London. She runs educational seminars and workshops for people with diabetes and NHS healthcare professionals.
She teaches on Psychology and Counselling programmes at The Open University.
Jen is a regular speaker for both patient and professional groups. A selection of her recent speaking engagements have been:
- Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation—Diabetes Wellness Days, Southampton June 2010 and Oxford 2010
- Diabetes Research And Generation of On-going education and Networking, Diabetes Specialist Nurse Meeting, Cardiff, sponsored by Eli Lilly
- The Primary Care Diabetes Society, Annual Professional Conference 2010
- Regular Speaker at Diabetes UK Patient Voluntary Groups
Jen is a member of the Quality Institute for Self-Management Education and Training Diabetes Structured Education Standards Core Reference Group, developing the standards for Diabetes Structured Education in the UK.
If you would like to speak to Jen direct for support about diabetes, please feel free to call her advice line: 0905 675 4617.