Learning to Live with Chronic Illness

March 16, 2016
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Mental Health & TeleMedicine Channels talks about learning to live with chronic illness.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nikki Martinez discuss the following:

  • What is your story in regards to chronic illness?
  • What is the hardest issue to  accept about a diagnosis and life change?
  • How can a client reform their goals?
  • How can therapy help the individual?
  • How can they be sure they heard and supported by MD's?


Summary: With a willingness to ask for help, adjusting your goals, and not letting your illness become your identify, you can live a full and happy life.


Duration: 8:56


Dr. Nicole Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her predoctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois. She is a Professional Psychologist, an Adjunct Professor for 2 graduate programs, a Blogger for the Huffington Post, everyday Power Blog, several other publications, and is a Contributor to the Chicago Tribune. She works as a consultant on medical cases, as well as tund trainings for others. She recently published 4 books.


Links:
Website: http://irish1313psych.wix.com/nicole-mara-martinez
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez