Facebook Live: TS, Mental Health and Resiliency Building

Dr. Katrina Lindsay, clinical psychologist and director of the Tic & Tourette Service at Akron Children’s Hospital, discussed comorbid mental health conditions commonly associated with TS, treatment approaches and ways to build resilience. View the discussion below!

Key Takeaways

What are mental health conditions commonly associated with TS?

What are the best treatment approaches for OCD, ADHD and Anxiety?

What is this concept of resilience?

“If you are feeling suicidal, in crisis or require immediate mental health support, please call the national Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 or call 911 immediately.”

About Dr. Katrina Hermetet-Lindsay

Dr. Katrina Hermetet-Lindsay is a licensed clinical psychologist, a pediatric school psychologist at Akron Children’s Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). She is the director of the Tic and Tourette Service, a recently designated Center for Excellence, and a certified CBIT provider. Prior to her faculty and clinical appointment, she completed her doctoral training in Pediatric School Psychology at Lehigh University, her internship at Rutgers University Behavioral Health/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and her fellowship at Akron Children’s Hospital. She continues to train both medical residents and psychology fellows regarding effective assessment and treatment for Tic Disorders.

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