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Posts Tagged ‘living with ME/CFS’

Online ME/CFS Support Group

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Please join us for our ME/CFS support group led by Liz Sherlock, PhD, a clinical psychologist who has experience with chronic illness, including having family members with ME/CFS. Support groups are free of charge and held online. This online support group is facilitated via Zoom teleconferencing. We recommend attendees test this link to download the…

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Monthly Education Series Video Release

Monthly Education Series

Our monthly Education Series shifted in the new year. Instead of a live-stream event we will release the video on the first Wednesday of every month on our website, YouTube channel, and Facebook page. Timothy Weymann, LCSW, will present, “The Psychology of Chronic Illness: Making It Normal,” for our March Education Series. Chronic illness can…

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Online ME/CFS Support Group

ME/CFS Online Support Group image

Please join us for our ME/CFS support group led by Liz Sherlock, PhD, a clinical psychologist who has experience with chronic illness, including having family members with ME/CFS. Support groups are free of charge and held online. This online support group is facilitated via Zoom teleconferencing. We recommend attendees test this link to download the…

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Online ME/CFS Support Group

ME/CFS Online Support Group image

Please join us for our ME/CFS support group led by Liz Sherlock, PhD, a clinical psychologist who has experience with chronic illness, including having family members with ME/CFS. Support groups are free of charge and held online. This online support group is facilitated via Zoom teleconferencing. We recommend attendees test this link to download the…

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Support Strategies for the Holidays

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Marybeth Raynes, a licensed marriage and family therapist spoke at our December Education meeting on supports for the holiday season. She demonstrated how people living with pain, exhaustion, and isolation can craft a meaningful inner-self holiday season with guided imagery and plan strategies for an outer-self holiday with others. Each of us are a collection…

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Monthly Education Meeting

Join us for December Education Series, Support Strategies for the Holidays featuring Marybeth Raynes, LCSW, LMFT. She will share tips and techniques for taking good care of yourself and loved ones, during the busy holiday season. Marybeth Raynes is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who has…

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Chronic Illness: Seeking Quality of Life, Panel Discussion

Linda Milne, Patient Advocate and former BHC Board Member

The Bateman Horne Center hosted a panel of four individuals to discuss: Seeking Quality of Life while Living with a Chronic Illness, in the BHC November Education Series. The panel was comprised of four women in different phases of life who experience various illnesses including ME/CFS and FM. Our volunteer panelists spoke about their views…

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Monthly Education Meeting

Linda Milne, Patient Advocate and former BHC Board Member

Linda Milne is a member of the BHC community who has navigated living a fulfilling life while living with chronic illness. During the November session, Linda will engage a panel in a robust discussion on living a life of quality, while living with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia. Linda Milne, with 20 years of ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia is…

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Raising Awareness for ME/CFS in Petaluma, California

Dr. Bateman traveled to Petaluma, California for a ME/CFS benefit concert on October 5, 2019. This benefit concert featuring singer-songwriter, Marian Call, was designed to entertain, inform, and raise awareness for this debilitating disease. Marian Call’s sound is clever and unique, by turns humorous and heartbreaking; the perfect fit for an audience comprised of those…

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Overcoming Barriers to Access Care, Dr. Bateman

Lucinda Bateman, MD, Medical Director

In this month’s education meeting, Lucinda Bateman, MD, presented ways patients and medical providers can overcome barriers to compassionate care. There are four main barriers to compassionate care: ignorance, the nature of the illness, financial constraints, and difficulty visiting the doctor. Barrier One: Ignorance When it comes to helping people with ME/CFS, many medical providers…

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