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Event April 2020

25 June 2024: Staring and Stigma. Let’s address it!

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Disclaimer: The information discussed at the webinars is based on the latest evidence and expert opinion at the time of recording. The information is for general purposes only and we cannot offer advice for specific patients. Any member of the public or patients listening should please consult their own physician for any medical needs they may have.

Tuesday 25th June, 6-7pm

*WEBINAR (Online)*

Who should attend?
Patients and members of public interested in learning more about living with a visible difference caused by a skin condition.

Programme overviewJoin our free webinar for an evening of informative talks about why people might stare if you have a skin condition that results in a visible difference, and some ideas on how to deal with it. Brought to you by St John's DermAcademy and Changing Faces.


6.00 Welcome and overview of the evening by Dr John Ferguson, Consultant Dermatologist

6.05 ‘Coping with stares: The experience of a psychologist with psoriasis’ Dr. Catherine O’Leary, Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Dr O’Leary will talk about her personal experience of being stared at because of psoriasis and the psychological strategies which help her cope with unwanted attention.

6.20 ‘Why people might stare, and how you could respond’ Rebecca Wilson Green, Manager and Clinical Lead for the Changing Faces Wellbeing Service
Rebecca will share what we know about why people stare, and ideas & strategies from Changing Faces on practical ways to deal with staring day-to-day.

6.40 Panel discussion with questions from the public

7.00 Close

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Click here to learn more about the Webinar and the National Eczema Society. 

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