The Emotional Challenges of Living with Chronic Illness
with Kerry Jeffery of Emotional Autoimmunity
Welcome to Thyroid Refresh TV!
In this episode of the podcast, we speak with Kerry Jeffery about the often overlooked emotional impact of life with chronic illness.
Kerry is a Clinical Hypnotherapist, Counselor and Life Coach, working exclusively online with clients all over the world to help them overcome the complex emotional issues of living with chronic illness using her unique therapy programs.
She’s also the face behind the Emotional Autoimmunity podcast, website, and social media accounts. Kerry’s Emotional Autoimmunity podcast speaks to the key emotional challenges that we face living with chronic illness including guilt, trauma, how to speak with others about your chronic illness, and her own experiences.
Join us for this empowering discussion with Kerry about how we can overcome our personal emotional roadblocks on the road to better health.
Listen/Watch time: 1 hour
When I started talking to people about their experiences, I heard the same thing over and over again. How people are dismissed. How people are condescended to. How they’re told it’s all in their head.
– kerry jeffery
- (02:50) Kerry’s journey
- (12:30) What was this traumatic period like for Kerry?
- (19:00) Kerry’s message to those who feel helpless
- (29:27) The most common emotional roadblocks Kerry sees in her clients, and how to overcome them
- (48:00) What is the chronic illness cycle, and how do we break it?
We don’t fit into the normal model of illness. Because the model of illness is either you get sick and you get better, or you get sick and you die. And people can’t understand that whole concept of chronic illness.
– kerry jeffery