• Does your child wake up in the night or miss school due to tummy aches? 

  • Does he or she avoid food due to pain or discomfort? 

  • Is your child missing social activities and time with friends due to GI pain? 

  • Are you concerned that your child is becoming anxious or depressed because of their frequent GI symptoms?

  • Would you like to help your child manage and reduce their abdominal distress symptoms?

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

In this FREE WEBINAR, Clinical Psychologist Emily Edlynn, PhD, will explain the causes and impacts of chronic pediatric GI distress, and how pediatric psychology can help both children and their parents cope with and improve symptoms. She will describe ways that you can improve your child’s overall well-being and help them avoid missing out on school, sleep, and friends because of their GI distress!

In this FREE WEBINAR you'll:

  • Learn how to incorporate psychological care into your child's treatment plan.

  • Understand how to validate your child's symptom experience while helping them cope.

  • Help your child avoid negative outcomes associated with common avoidance behaviors.

  • Improve your child's overall well-being and cultivate resilience.

Meet Your Instructor

Emily Edlynn, PhD

Emily Edlynn, PhD is a clinical psychologist with a specialty in pediatric health psychology. She is currently the Director of Pediatric Behavioral Medicine at Oak Park Behavioral Medicine, LLC, a private group practice specializing in treating patients with GI disease and other chronic medical illnesses.

Dr. Edlynn has co-authored a book chapter and several journal articles related to GI diseases, and has presented at patient and medical conferences about pediatric GI topics. Previously, Dr. Edlynn was an Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at University of Colorado, Denver, where she served as the Clinical Director of a hospital-based school program for youth with chronic and serious medical illness at Children’s Hospital Colorado for over 3 years. Prior to that, she worked as Clinical Director of the palliative care service at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for 4 years. Dr. Edlynn completed residency at Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in 2007. After receiving her doctorate from Loyola University Chicago, Dr. Edlynn completed a postdoctoral fellowship in psycho-oncology at Children’s Hospital Orange County.