Dr. Riehl talks relaxation at the GWG Virtual Summit
When is Dr. Riehl chatting with GWG?
Join Dr. Megan Riehl during the Girls With Guts Virtual Summit at 11 a.m. EST on Saturday, September 15. Simply login to your Facebook account, make sure you Like Girls With Guts, to see her speak at that time!
Dr. Riehl will discuss the value of relaxation-based interventions for patients with IBD ranging from mindfulness, body relaxation, and hypnosis.
A little more about Dr. Riehl
Dr. Megan Riehl is a GI psychologist who specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal problems and anxiety related-disorders. She heads the GI behavioral health program at the University of Michigan offering comprehensive treatment options for patients in the GI department.
Working from a collaborative perspective, treatment can be focused on improving one's quality of life, decreasing the frequency and intensity of medical symptoms, establishing healthy stress management tools and improving coping skills. Her approach relies on principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy to design unique and flexible treatment plans tailored to the individual.
Dr. Riehl’s clinical research focuses on the delivery of GI behavioral health treatment for patients with IBD and disorders of the brain-gut. Dr. Riehl also enjoys participation on two national committees pertaining to the psychosocial aspects of IBD with the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.