There’s no health without mental health. For people living with arthritis, the condition can have a drastic effect on their mental health and well-being. Dr Jennifer Wilson-O’Raghallaigh, principal clinical psychologist at Beaumont Hospital, spoke with Gráinne O'Leary, chief executive of Arthritis Ireland, about the emotional aspects of living with arthritis and how living with a chronic condition impacts people sense of themselves and their identity. 

Dr Wilson-O’Raghallaigh discussed how to manage these challenging emotions and foster resilience to live well with arthritis.

Dr Jennifer Wilson-ODr Wilson-O’Raghallaigh specialises in the assessment and treatment of patient with medical conditions. She manages and delivers the mindfulness-based stress reduction programme for patients of Beaumont Hospital and co-directs the Better Health, Better Living self-management programme. She has a background in personality assessment as well as training in cognitive behaviour therapy, motivational interviewing, dialectical behaviour therapy, EMDR, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, mindfulness-based interventions and is a master trainer for the chronic disease self-management programme.

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