• Do you limit activities that you previously enjoyed because of your IBS symptoms? 

  • Do periods of stress exacerbate your IBS symptoms?  

  • Do you experience anxiety or depression as a result of your IBS?  

  • Do you want to learn more about how you can improve your IBS symptom experience?

If you answered “YES” to one or more of the questions above, you're in the right place!

In this FREE WEBINAR, GI Psychologist Sarah Ballou, PhD, will explain what IBS is, what causes symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation, gas, and bloating, and how dietary and/or psychological therapies may help you manage those symptoms. She will discuss how stress impacts IBS symptoms and will explain mind-body strategies that can help improve your quality of life!

In this FREE WEBINAR you'll:

  • Learn about IBS, what causes IBS symptoms, and the role stress plays in symptom management.

  • Understand how dietary and mind-body therapies can be very effective treatments.

  • Learn how to minimize the impact IBS has on activities such as work, school, travel, and sleep.

Meet Your Instructor

Sarah Ballou, PhD

Sarah Ballou, PhD is an Instructor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. She is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the use of mind-body interventions to treat a range of gastrointestinal conditions. Her research interests include evaluating the psychosocial impact of chronic gastrointestinal diseases as well as developing and implementing mind-body treatments to improve functioning in this patient population.

Dr. Ballou earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Northwestern University and completed a clinical fellowship in Behavioral Medicine at VA Boston Healthcare System/Harvard Medical School.