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Dr. Melissa Geraghty is now a Certified Empowered Relief™ Instructor! chronic illness chronic migraine chronic pain empowered relief mental health rare disease Aug 09, 2022

I am excited to now offer Empowered Relief™ classes!

Empowered Relief™ is an evidence-based, single-session pain class that rapidly equips patients with pain management skills. It was developed at Stanford University.

Here's how you will benefit:

  1. You will learn about the science of...
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Podcast Guest of Heads UP: "Stuck in Bed."" chronic pain chronicillness chronicmigraine mentalhealth migraine Aug 06, 2022

I spoke with Dr. Lindsay Burgarello Weitzel of the Heads Up Podcast on the very important topic of what to do with our thoughts when we are stuck in bed with migraine.

https://youtu.be/LiAlrkN34mA

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I am quoted in Oprah Daily on the topic of positive affirmations. mental health Jul 31, 2022

I am quoted in Oprah Daily on the topic of positive affirmations.

I find that "lipstick on the mirror"/toxic positivity self-talk to be unhelpful. These types of statements can indeed make someone feel worse because they don't feel genuine.

One thing that can be helpful is if you can ask...

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The time is now to start taking action. You can become a critical force in your adolescent or young adult’s eating disorder recovery. eating disorders mentalhealth parenting program Jul 24, 2022

A diagnosis of an eating disorder can be life-altering for any parent (not to mention the person who is actually diagnosed with the eating disorder!). 

You may question yourself on if you should have seen the signs earlier or if you should currently be doing more.

The time is now to start...

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Jul 18, 2022

Information below is taken from https://988lifeline.org/current-events/the-lifeline-and-988/

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention...

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Mindfulness Recordings by Dr. Melissa Geraghty. mental health mindfulness Jul 08, 2022

"Wow - just wow! I've done plenty of mindful breathing but Dr. Geraghty brought some new techniques that I hadn't done before. And I loved the color visualization - I've never done anything like that."

Download your copy today! https://www.phoenixrisingwithdrg.com/offers/5JopuvWm/checkout

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Migraine & Headache Awareness Month is coming to a close, however advocacy and awareness needs to occur all year round! acceptance & commitment therapy chronic illness chronic migraine chronic pain migraine psychologist Jun 30, 2022

Migraine & Headache Awareness Month is coming to a close, however advocacy and awareness needs to occur all year round!

View my 2017 interview with INvisible Project, 1st Migraine Edition, online:

https://invisibleproject.org/dr-melissa-geraghty/

Also checkout my article, "Medical History...

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Podcast Guest of KevinMD: "Eating disorder myths debunked" eating disorders healthcare medicalgaslighting mental health Jun 14, 2022

“When people think of eating disorders, the image is often of an emaciated, white teenage girl in the hospital hooked up to feeding tubes. In fact, eating disorders are varied in how they present in a person, and they certainly do not ‘look’ a certain way.

Eating disorders...

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Podcast Guest of Heads UP: "Migraine Medication Failures" chronic illness chronic migraine chronic pain medicalgaslighting migraine podcast psychologist Jun 13, 2022

Heads UP - Episode 126: Migraine Medication Failures

National Headache Foundation

"Have you had a migraine medication fail you? Or have multiple migraine medications failed you? How did it make you feel? In this episode of Heads UP Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. talks to Melissa Geraghty Psy.D. about...

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Podcast Guest of Heads UP: "Medical Gaslighting - It's not in your head!" chronicmigraine headache healthcare medicalgaslighting mentalhealth podcast psychologist Jun 07, 2022

National Headache Foundation

Heads UP - Episode 123: Medical Gaslighting

"What is Medical Gaslighting? If you have migraine or another chronic pain condition, chances are you have experienced medical gaslighting. Medical gaslighting can result in a form of medical trauma, and it can alter the...

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I am excited to be a guest on 3 podcasts today! chronic illness chronic migraine chronic pain eating disorders healthcareprofessionals mental health migraine parenting parents psychologist Jun 03, 2022

I am excited to be a guest on 3 podcasts today covering:

Eating disorder myths (for now, check out my program, The Ultimate Eating Disorders Bootcamp for Parents https://www.phoenixrisingwithdrg.com/opt-in)
How we feel when medications fail us
What to do when we are stuck in bed with pain

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It's World Eating Disorders Action Day. eating disorders mental health pandemic Jun 02, 2022
 
It's World Eating Disorders Action Day. 
 
One thing parents need to know is they are not alone when it comes to figuring out eating disorder treatment. I’m here to help.
 
Check out this FREE webinar on how you can become a critical force in your adolescent or...
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Coping with Medical Gaslighting on Your Path to a Spinal CSF Leak Diagnosis chronicillness chronicpain neurosurgery raredisease spinalcsfleak May 19, 2022

"Preparing and planning to self-advocate when dealing with medical professionals who may be unfamiliar with the diagnosis."

https://youtu.be/jSu4Dznwklw

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Honored to be featured in Rare Revolution Magazine! chronic illness chronic migraine chronic pain disabled life mental health psychologist rare disease May 11, 2022

Dr. Melissa Geraghty Psy.D of Phoenix Rising with Dr. G

11 May 2022

Drawing on her own experience of rare disease Dr Melissa Geraghty is on a mission to provide mental health support to those with chronic illness and pain to ensure no one feels alone on their RARE journey.

RARE entrepreneur...

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Check out Kajabi's 5/5/5 promo: 5 weeks of Kajabi, plus bite-sized daily 5-minute actions to build a business on Kajabi — all for just $5. May 05, 2022

Check out Kajabi's 5/5/5 promo: 5 weeks of Kajabi, plus bite-sized daily 5-minute actions to build a business on Kajabi — all for just $5.

Start here: https://app.kajabi.com/r/zEyxPdEF/t/rwv947tv

"What is Kajabi?

Kajabi is an all-in-one online business platform that has helped 50,000+...

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Mindful Moments: Get your own mindfulness recordings by Dr. Geraghty! meditation mental health mindfulness program Apr 16, 2022
Get your own mindfulness recordings by Dr. Geraghty with the click of a button.
 
 
 
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Mindful Moments is LIVE! meditation mental health mindfulness psychologist Mar 28, 2022

Mindful Moments is LIVE!

Now you can have access to your own mindfulness recordings by Dr. Geraghty with the click of a button.

Get access today: https://phoenixrisingwithdrg.mykajabi.com/store

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'I'm an Eating Disorder Psychologist—These Are My 4 Tips to Help Parents' eating disorders parenting parents psychologist Mar 19, 2022

Dr. Melissa Geraghty
On 3/19/22 at 4:00 AM EDT

When a parent is faced with their child having an eating disorder, it is an overwhelming time. It doesn't matter if their child is an adolescent or young adult, the world of eating disorders can seem foreign and unknown.

An eating disorder impacts...

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3 eating disorder myths that health care professionals should debunk eating disorders psychologist Mar 02, 2022

Melissa Geraghty, PsyD

When it comes to eating disorders, there are plenty of incorrect assumptions. Let’s debunk three of them.

Myth: Eating disorders occur only in teenage, rich white girls.

This myth perpetuates stereotypes and can discourage people from getting treatment as they think...

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