Do you want to De-Stress your
life? Positive Diabetes can help!
Life with diabetes can be tough. In the busy setting of the Diabetes Clinic, discussions about managing diabetes can often focus solely on the medical and physical aspects, however it is common to have a whole range of emotions towards diabetes. You may experience anger, frustration, guilt, hopelessness, fear, shame, rage, bitterness, irritability, despair, fright, fear and worry, among others.
Positive Diabetes Support System
Every month, Dr. Jen will answer all the questions you have about diabetes for 60 minutes, going in-depth into the diabetes challenges you are facing. You will receive a 60-minute downloadable audio or video. This will cover the topic from a psychological perspective, enabling you to gain fresh insights into what is hindering your ability to gain control over your diabetes. Click here to learn more about the benefits of the Positive Diabetes Support System.
Consultation and Therapy Services
Positive Diabetes is different. It is committed to acknowledging the emotional and psychological impact of managing diabetes. Click here to learn about the range of Consultation and Therapy Services available, in person or by phone or email where you will have the opportunity to think and talk about the emotional side of your diabetes, and take steps to make things better.
Workshop: Managing the Psychological Impact of Diabetes
Low mood has been found to be very prevalent among people with diabetes. In fact those with diabetes have been shown to be twice as likely to experience depression as the general population. Feeling low can be a very isolating experience but it needn't be that way. Click here to find out how the workshop, "Managing the Psychological Impact of Diabetes" led by Dr. Jen Nash can give you the peer support you need to show you that you aren't alone. It will provide you with insight and strategies to help you better cope with the day to day struggles of living with diabetes.
Training for Healthcare Professionals
This innovative course has been designed to help health care professionals working with clients with diabetes increase their one to one communication skills and raise their confidence in working with clients who are struggling with the psychological impact of diabetes. Click here to learn more about the One Day NHS Training.
Dr. Jen Nash is passionate about translating complex psychological concepts into a style that is accessible to all. Her skill in this area has been acknowledged by her being shortlisted for a MIND Journalism Award in 2009. She has had her research about eating disorders and diabetes published in various academic journals. Click here for media enquiries and requests for speaking engagements.
Positive Diabetes aims to promote a psychological understanding of diabetes and teach you how to better manage the negative effects of stress that living with diabetes can bring.
Led by Dr. Jen Nash who has had type 1 diabetes for more than 20 years, Positive Diabetes combines personal insight of diabetes with leading psychological practice to assist you in tackling the ongoing challenges of managing your diabetes.
If you would like to speak to Dr. Jen Nash directly for support about diabetes, please feel free to call her advice line: 0905 675 4617.