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June 2024: Dr. G's Corner Jun 05, 2024

This month, Dr. G's Corner answered the question, "What is central sensitization and how does it impact chronic pain?"

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Most Trusted Clinical Health Psychologist 2024 (Midwest USA): Dr. Melissa Geraghty psychologist May 30, 2024

Thank you to Global Health & Pharma for awarding me the title of "Most Trusted Clinical Health Psychologist 2024 (Midwest USA)."

This recognition not only serves as a testament to my dedication and commitment to the field, but also reaffirms the trust and confidence that my patients and the...

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May 2024: Dr. G's Corner chronic pain mental health May 02, 2024

Last night, Dr. G's Corner delved into the intersection of anxiety and chronic pain, exploring whether anxiety can manifest physical symptoms.

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April 2024: Dr. G's Corner Apr 04, 2024

Watch last night's Facebook Live on what a pain psychologist does and where to find one!

Watch the video here!

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International Women's Day chronic pain psychologist Mar 08, 2024

So honored to be recognized by PAINWeek!

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Feb 2024 Dr. G's Corner: How can loving-kindness meditations help my chronic pain? chronic illness chronic pain Feb 09, 2024

Wednesday on Dr. G's Corner, I addressed the following question that was pre-submitted: How can loving-kindness meditations help my chronic pain?

Following the discussion, a loving-kindness meditation was conducted.

Check out the video here: https://fb.watch/q63vPGnxH-/

 

 

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Yesterday marked the inception of Dr. G's Corner at the U.S. Pain Foundation! chronic pain dr. g's corner Jan 04, 2024

The Live session addressed the following question that was pre-submitted: Why do other people experience mental health difficulties when someone around them is in pain?

Following the discussion, a brief 5-senses mindfulness activity was conducted.

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Dr. G's Corner: The first Wednesday of Every Month, Live at 5pm CT/6pm ET chronic pain mental health Dec 18, 2023

Do you have questions regarding mental health and pain? Well, we have you covered: Just ask Dr. G!

On the first Wednesday of every month, at 5pm CT/6pm ET, Dr. Geraghty will host Dr. G's Corner. Each monthly Facebook Live will address a different one of your pre-submitted questions.

Have a...

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December U.S. Pain Foundation Special Peer Support Groups chronic pain Dec 05, 2023

 

The holidays can be difficult living with chronic pain. We at the U.S. Pain Foundation understand this firsthand.

This is why we make sure that no one has to be alone during the holidays.

On December 24 and 25, as well as December 31 and January 1, a special holiday peer support group...

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Webinar on Dec 9, 2023: Finding Joy while Living with Chronic Pain chronic pain Dec 02, 2023

 

The following is taken from: HopeWorks of Howard County

Sessions feature expressive-arts activities, self-care practices, relaxation techniques, and guest speakers.

HopeWorks’ survivor’s mental health awareness and wellbeing group, Thriving Together, is excited to host...

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December National Support Groups: Rest Dec 01, 2023

This month, learn about the power of #rest. Join one of our national peer-led support groups and discover ways to incorporate rest into your pain management routine.

Register for one of our national groups today: ...

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Please consider donating to the U.S. Pain Foundation for #GivingTuesday. Nov 28, 2023

On #GivingTuesday, every dollar you give to U.S. Pain helps support those who live with pain every day. Your generosity provides vital free services: education, peer-led support groups, advocacy, and resources for families and children. Help us continue this crucial work.
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U.S. Pain Hosts Holiday Peer-Led Support Groups so no one is alone. chronic pain Nov 22, 2023

The holidays can be difficult, especially if you live with chronic pain. Know that you don't have to go it alone. Join one or both of our U.S. Pain Foundation peer-led support groups this Thursday and Friday. Here you will be surrounded by a community of people who get it.

Register by visiting ...

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Melissa Geraghty, PsyD, Brings Lived Experience, Years of Clinical Work to U.S. Pain Team chronicpain Oct 04, 2023

Melissa Geraghty, PsyD, Brings Lived Experience, Years of Clinical Work to U.S. Pain Team

by US Pain Foundation | Oct 4, 2023 | Blog, News, Press release

This week, U.S. Pain Foundation welcomes Melissa Geraghty, PsyD (Dr. G), to its team as the organization’s new Director of Mental...

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Presentation on Medical Gaslighting at the Peggy Lillis Foundation C Diff Advocacy Summit healthcare medicalgaslighting speaking engagement Jul 21, 2023

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"Best Medical Gaslighting Trainer (Midwest USA): Dr. Melissa Geraghty, Psy.D." healthcare medicalgaslighting mental health psychologist May 23, 2023

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Thank you Global Health & Pharma for awarding me with "Best Medical Gaslighting Trainer (Midwest USA): Dr. Melissa Geraghty, Psy.D."

#MentalHealthAwards2023 #MentalHealth #Healthcare #MedicalGaslighting...

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Cefaly Interview on Mental Health and Migraine for Mental Health Awareness Month. chronic migraine chronic pain chronicillness mentalhealth migraine May 16, 2023

Image of Dr. Geraghty. TikTok. Says, "Your questions about migraine and mental health, answered."

Cefaly (2023). Interview on Mental Health and Migraine for Mental Health Awareness Month. Interview at RetreatMigraine. tiktok.com/t/ZTRKGGXke/

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"Medical Gaslighting: How to Spot it & What to Do About it." Interviewed for Mind Over Matter Magazine. medicalgaslighting mental health Apr 29, 2023

Medical Gaslighting: How to Spot it & What to Do About it.

Dr. Geraghty was interviewed for Mind Over Matter Magazine by the Women’s Brain Health Initiative (Volume 16).

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C. diff Stories: Dr. Melissa Geraghty, Psy.D. chronic illness Apr 13, 2023

Original article as posted on The Peggy Lillis Foundation: https://peggyfoundation.org/story/dr-melissa-geraghty-psy-d/

At the start of 2018 I was diagnosed with C. diff. I never really heard much about C. diff outside of people acquiring it in a hospital setting or people of advanced age...

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