In this session:
Guest Speaker: Dr Kaley Roosen
Topic: Body Positivity for Disabled Bodies
To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
More about Kaley:
Kaley Roosen is disabled woman and a mother. She works as a Clinical & Health Psychologist at the Toronto Psychology Clinic (www.torontopsychology.com). There she offers anti-oppressive, disability affirmative psychotherapy to adolescents, adults and couples. Her scholarly work combines traditional clinical health psychology with critical disability approaches to explore the experiences of trauma, social and psychological embodiment/body image and eating disorders in disabled women and how disabled people access mental health services. She has been awarded the Body Confidence of Canada Award for her disability advocacy work and the Soroptimist Award for Women for her research on eating disorders and disability.
More about CILT Peer Connect:
CILT Peer Connect is a biweekly peer support opportunity for adults with disabilities. In every session we will check in and connect around how we are coping with stress and isolation as a result of COVID-19. Please be ready to participate in activity and discussion and let us know if we can support with any accommodations. CILT Peer Connect is presented with generous funding support provided by The City of Toronto, The United Way of Greater Toronto, and Independent Living Canada.
Upcoming CILT Peer Connect dates: Wednesday February 24 at 1pm, Wednesday March 24 at 1pm. Topics to be announced.