Coping with Endometriosis

The Adversity Psychologist

13-03-2024 • 52 mins

Podcast Show Notes

Series 8 Episode 5

Guest:

In this episode I talk to Dr Kirsty Harris about her lived experience of endometriosis. Kirsty is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and author of ‘Coping with Endometriosis- Bringing Compassion to Pain Shame & Uncertainty.

We cover:

·     What exactly is endometriosis

·     How it can impact both our physical and psychological health

·     The impact on our identity and relationship with ourselves and others.

·     Using compassion-based therapy to manage endometriosis.

·     Creating a shift in how to talk about and support those with endometriosis

Find Kirty:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kirsty-harris-258628137/?originalSubdomain=uk

https://www.instagram.com/dr_k_harris/


Kirsty’s Book: Coping with Endometriosis

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Coping-Endometriosis-Bringing-Compassion-Uncertainty/dp/191411034X?source=ps-sl-shoppingads-lpcontext&ref_=fplfs&psc=1&smid=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE


Useful Links:

Endometriosis UK

https://www.endometriosis-uk.org/

Menstrual Health Project

https://www.menstrualhealthproject.org.uk/


Support Links

The Adversity Psychologist Podcast sessions do not constitute any kind of formal clinical support. If you require support with your emotional health or are in crisis then please refer to the details below:

https://www.samaritans.org/

https://www.mind.org.uk

https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/urgent-and-emergency-care-services/when-to-use-111/


Links

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Linktree https://linktr.ee/Drtaraqc

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