Trust Your Gut: An IBS Workshop

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598 Broadway, 9th Floor (Epicured)

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New York, NY 10012

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Join us for an integrative IBS workshop! IBS is multi-factorial, so the management of IBS should be, too!

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We will spend the day experiencing different modalities of IBS management, including:

  • A low FODMAP cooking class taught by Epicured's Michelin Chef, Dani Chavez-Bello
  • Seminars regarding the nutritional, medical and psychological management options available for IBS led by experts (speaker information is provided below)
  • A yoga class for all levels (wear your favorite yoga gear!)
  • Gut-directed hypnotherapy

You will also get a swag bag that you won't want to miss, including samples, coupons and some of our favorite wellness items! Light breakfast, coffee/tea and lunch are included. An optional happy hour will be from 4pm-5pm if you would like to stay to mingle and try some FODMAP friendly light bites, cocktails and mocktails!

More information about each speaker is provided below:

Alyssa Lavy, MS, RD, CDN is a registered dietitian who specializes in digestive health and sports nutrition. She has been an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer since 2012 and offers personal training in addition to nutrition counseling within her private practice located in Connecticut.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in psychology from The George Washington University and then earned her Master of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from Teachers College Columbia University. She then completed her dietetic internship at Teachers College Columbia University, where she completed specialized training in GI nutrition. She previously worked as a GI dietitian within a large gastroenterology practice comprised of over 50 gastroenterologists and allied health practitioners before opening her own practice with a focus on digestive health.

Alyssa has contributed to national media outlets, such as Women's Health, Men's Health, Reader's Digest, Huffington Post, Cooking Light, Shape and more and she also provides recipes and nutrition-related news on her blog at alyssalavy.com/blog.

Alyssa believes that food should be satisfying, nutritious and delicious!

Dr. Jill Deutsch, MD joined the Department of Internal Medicine – Division of Digestive Diseases at Yale University as a clinical fellow from New Jersey. After graduating from the University of Medicine and Dentistry – New Jersey Medical School, she went on to complete her residency at Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School, where she also served as Chief Medical Resident.

Dr. Deutsch has an interest in functional gastrointestinal disorders and complementary and alternative medicine in gastroenterology, both topics on which she recently authored book chapters. She additionally has a passion for education, having sought out numerous teaching opportunities during her medical education to hone her skills as a clinical educator. These opportunities included the award of a grant from the American Gastroenterological Society in 2018 to build a Neurogastroenterology Motility Curriculum for GI fellows in training. Dr. Deutsch also serves as an associate editor for the Fellows and Young GI Section of Digestive Diseases & Sciences.

Jill is a certified yoga instructor and developed a curriculum to foster resident wellbeing, a topic which she is passionate about and has woven throughout her clinical practice. She hopes that as a co-chair of the Resident Fellow Senate Wellness Committee, she can foster an attitude of resilience and wellbeing among housestaff at Yale. She additionally completed a certificate program in clinical education at Yale University and hopes to continue to build upon her leadership skills in clinical medical education.

Karen Conlon, LCSW is a NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker and certified anxiety treatment specialist in private practice. She specializes in treating adults who experience life-impacting anxiety related to chronic illness, digestive disorders and childhood emotional trauma that is rooted in childhood family dynamics.

Karen gained her extensive experience in working with GI diseases and disorders during her tenure at the Mount Sinai IBD Clinical Center. Her treatment methods are eclectic and she uses a variety of evidence-based techniques that include cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnotherapy and mindfulness.

She has recently co-authored a chapter on the application of cognitive behavioral therapy to GI conditions in a recently published book called Psychogastroenterology for Adults: A handbook for mental health professionals" and continues to contribute to research that is dedicated to understanding resilience in patients with GI diseases.

Currently, Karen is a member of the Crohn's and Colitis medical advisory board for the Greater NY Chapter, and a member of the psychogstroenterology directory in the ROME Foundation, an international foundation that is dedicated to science and educational efforts in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.

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598 Broadway, 9th Floor (Epicured)

598 Broadway

9th Floor

New York, NY 10012

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