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The FARE National Food Allergy Conference will be held May 16-17, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach in Long Beach, CA, gathering the country’s leading food allergy experts and members of the food allergy community together for a weekend of world-class programming. Register now!
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Saturday, May 16 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
Food Allergies on the Brain: Managing the Anxiety

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The uncertainty and lack of perceived control that often accompany food allergy (for those who suffer or for caregivers of those who suffer) can contribute to intense anxiety and fear.  While some anxiety is adaptive, excessive fear can lead to unhealthy coping strategies that negatively impact work, school, friendships, and overall quality of life.  This session will identify contributors to anxiety, teach participants to differentiate between healthy and unhealthy anxiety and coping, and provide applied strategies for managing anxiety.

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Dr. Jill Stoddard

Dr. Stoddard received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Boston University where she trained at the highly regarded Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders under the mentorship of Dr. David Barlow.  She completed a one-year APA accredited internship post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.  Thereafter, she worked as a staff psychologist at the San Diego Veterans Hospital in the Primary... Read More →


Saturday May 16, 2015 10:45am - 12:15pm
Regency BC

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