An MS diagnosis can be extremely difficult thing to come to grips with. All of a sudden there is a lot of new information to absorb, questions that need to be asked and key decisions that need to be made for people with MS, their family and friends.
What's more, the majority of people diagnosed with MS are diagnosed in their early adult years, often a vital time for establishing a career, studying, buying your first home or starting a family.
Introducing Dr Sally Shaw...
To provide practical advice, we would like to introduce Dr Sally Shaw to help us understand how psychological support can help you navigate a myriad of ups and downs. Sally is a practising Psychologist and part of a multidisciplinary team offering effective coaching and support to achieve improved health outcomes for patients with MS. Sally has offered to share her knowledge via a series of articles available here. You can read more about Sally and her approach on her website: http://www.sallyshaw.com.au/