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7: Psychological Impact of Skin Conditions

Series5 Episode 7

In this episode I talk to Dr Eleanor Chatburn – HCPC Registered Clinical Psychologist, mental health researcher, and British Skin Foundation ambassador. Her passion for supporting the mental health and wellbeing of dermatology patients is informed by her lived experience with several chronic skin conditions. She recently launched a psychodermatology clinic at Self London on Harley Street and posts about the overlooked links between skin conditions and mental health on her Instagram account.

We cover:

·Dr Eleanor’s personal journey with a skincondition

·The emotional and physical impact of having a skin condition

·Challenging stigma and the role of society

·Coping physically and emotionally

·Sharing your storyand educating others

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