By Melissa Geraghty, Psy.D.
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.
It was a pleasure being interviewed by Elizabeth Brown for this piece: "Are pets a gateway drug to parenting?"
TODAY IS THE DAY!
After 6 months in the making, I’m proud to launch a revolutionary online program:
The Ultimate Eating Disorders Bootcamp for Parents.
Parents– It’s time to take action. Eating disorders wait for no one. Oftentimes an eating disorder diagnosis is...
By Stephanie Cajigal
Physicians and people living with post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC), also known as long COVID, offer suggestions for dealing with symptoms.
Find a doctor with experience
“Look for doctors who have seen a lot of long COVID patients and who...
It was an honor to be on the KevinMD.com podcast. We discussed my article, “To the patient who wants to die: A psychologist’s perspective.”
Check out my talk on Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Chronic Pain (with a focus on Migraine Disease)!
Therapy can be vital for navigating life with Chronic Illness.
A big thanks to the Association of Migraine Disorders for supporting people with complex neurological diseases.
The Keyboard Warriors will never Stop—but we can stop Reacting.
I’ve seen a lot of personal attacks in some online communities, particularly in the chronic pain community.
I have been the brunt of this many times when people make assumptions about me off of a few 100 words. In some of...
To the patient who wants to die: a psychologist’s perspective
I’ve been there. In my first two years of severe, chronic pain, I was right where you are at. I felt hopeless, mentally exhausted, and didn’t want to keep living with an extreme level of pain anymore. I felt there was...
For more information on what I do as a pain psychologist, please check out the following link:
I was interviewed by By Radha_Inspire (Digital Editor, Inspire)
I was reflecting last night on how I have not seen any friends in person over the past 6 months due to COVID. I chuckled a bit at this thought because, truth be told, quarantine life isn’t much different than my PreCOVID life. Only now, my absence on social outings is just seen as more...
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a mindfulness-based behavioral therapy. ACT (pronounced as one word) is based on six core principles: acceptance; cognitive defusion; being present; self-as-context; values;...