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Webinar | The mind-skin connection

Time: 12 noon to 12:45 p.m. EST

Location:  This webinar has already occurred. View the recap here

Presented by: Dr. Kristy Bailey, Dermatologist at Medcan and Dr. Ricardo Flamenbaum, Clinical Psychologist at Medcan

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What is the impact of stress on skin health?

Join us for this lunchtime webinar when a Medcan dermatologist talks skin and mind health with a Medcan psychologist.

This webinar will explore the physiological impact of stress and thinking patterns on skin health. What does the latest medical research tell us about how sleep deprivation, anxiety and depression contribute to common skin conditions like acne, rosacea, psoriasis, itching, eczema, pain and hives?

Learn which strategies — dermatological and psychological — can help diminish, manage or prevent these skin conditions. View the recap here


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Kristy Bailey

Kristy Bailey, MD, FRCPC, DABD

Dr. Bailey is a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the U.S., and has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She completed her residency training in dermatology at the University of Toronto, where she served as chief resident and was recognized for her research and clinical performance. Dr. Bailey has also actively participated in surgical and cosmetic dermatology clinics in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Cleveland, and Dallas.

Dr. Bailey is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCPC), a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology (DABD), a member of the Canadian Dermatology Association, Toronto Dermatologic Society, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and the American Academy of Dermatology.

Ricardo Flamenbaum

Ricardo Flamenbaum, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Dr. Ricardo Flamenbaum completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Queen’s University, and is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario with practice areas in clinical and rehabilitation psychology. He is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association and the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, and is a CACBT-certified cognitive behavioural therapist. In his clinical practice, Dr. Flamenbaum provides assessment and treatment services to adults with a wide range of clinical problems. He has worked in various hospital-based and private practice settings, with a particular focus on mood and anxiety disorders, stress, personality, trauma, occupational injuries, and chronic pain.

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