The ups and downs of living with and managing IBD can be incredibly stressful, as can navigating its uncomfortable and unpredictable symptoms. What’s more, there is a biological connection that exists between a person’s brain and their gut, so mental health and gut health are often closely intertwined.
For these reasons, a psychologist can play a key role in supporting someone with IBD and helping them to thrive with their condition. By learning more about psychological support in IBD, you will improve access to mental health care for the Crohn’s and colitis community.
Psychological Health In IBD is designed to provide you with an IBD-specific knowledge that you can apply in your practice as an Accredited Psychologist (APS).