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It's okay to take a break. mental health Sep 21, 2022

Hustle culture can make us feel like we can't take a break. That if we take a break, we will fall behind.

Let's take a moment to remind ourselves that our brains (and bodies) do need breaks from the constant go go GO!

Even the shortest of breaks can be restorative, can reinvigorate your...

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LIVE Event! September 26th at 1pm Central Time. chronic illness chronic pain empowered relief mental health psychologist rare disease Sep 13, 2022

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 pain and what you can do to help yourself.
  2. You will gain...
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Join me Monday, September 26th at 1pm Central Time for Empowered Relief™ chronic pain empowered relief mental health psychologist Sep 12, 2022

Join me Monday, September 26th at 1pm Central Time.

Please allot for ~2 hours and 15 minutes for this Zoom class.

ONLY 12 SPOTS PER CLASS!

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

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Event: Empowered Relief™ (09.26.22) chronic pain chronicillness empowered relief mental health psychologist rare disease Sep 09, 2022

Event: Empowered Relief™

Where: Zoom

When: 09.26.22 at 1pm Central Time

Registration: https://www.phoenixrisingwithdrg.com/store

ONLY 12 SPOTS PER CLASS!

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

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Parents: The Ultimate Eating Disorders Bootcamp for Parents runs on your time. Listen between meetings, at the gym, or during your commute. You are not alone. eating disorders mental health parenting program psychologist Aug 17, 2022

Parents: We know what it feels like to start each day feeling overwhelmed. You feel you don’t know how to support your adolescent or young adult with an eating disorder or who to turn to.
 
In case no one has told you yet, you don’t have to do this alone.
 
Learn...
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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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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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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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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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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

Stay...

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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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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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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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TODAY IS THE DAY! eating disorders mental health parents psychologist Feb 01, 2022

 

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...

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Quoted in Brain & Life Magazine: How to Manage Long COVID chronicillness covid covid19 longcovid longhaulcovid mental health pandemic psychologist Oct 27, 2021

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...

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[Podcast] To the patient who wants to die: A psychologist’s perspective chronic illness chronic pain mental health suicide Jul 06, 2021

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.”

https://youtu.be/pTNLmebDPLY

 

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Chronic Pain acceptance & commitment therapy act chronic illness chronic migraine chronic pain mental health migraine Jun 15, 2021

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.

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The Keyboard Warriors will never Stop—but we can stop Reacting. chronic illness chronic pain disabled life mental health rare disease May 19, 2021

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...

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