How are you coping with your diagnosis? Do you feel you need help with coping tools, mental health and how to help not only yourself but those around you understand Acromegaly and the mental toll it can take on you and those around you? Join us as Catherine Jonas, CMC, LMFT joins us for a free webinar to discuss Acromegaly and Mental Health.
Acromegaly Community Proudly Presents: Education by The Experts
Speaker: Catherine Jonas, CMS, LMFT
When: June 7, 2020
Time: 4pm PST / 5pm MST / 6pm CST / 7pm EST
She works with the Department of Neurosciences Pituitary Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center under Dr. Shlomo Melmed, Vice President of Academic Affairs. Her role has been specifically designed to help patients who visit Cedars-Sinai for treatment with Pituitary Conditions. The Center is focused on a multi-disciplinary approach to treating Pituitary Conditions encompassing not only diagnosis and treatment but the psychosocial aspects of how the condition affects the patient and his/her family. As a psychological consultant, she is responsible for a number of patient support groups and leads courses on coping skills. She provides therapy and community resources to patients and families. She speaks extensively on Pituitary related illnesses, such as Cushing’s and acromegaly, helping both the patient and his/her support system. She also is a consultant with the Department of Human Resources at Cedars-Sinai providing Critical Incident Stress Management to employees who are affected by in-house or local traumatic situations.
In addition to her role in the Department of Neurosciences and Human Resources at Cedars-Sinai, she is a Certified Geriatric Care Manager and runs her own Geriatric Care Management & Counseling company in Los Angeles called CJ & Associates Care Consulting. The company helps those with neurocognitive disorders such as dementia, stroke, and Parkinson’s Disease.
You can find additional information at www.cjcareconsulting.com