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Ask the experts

Together, our Get Psorted ambassadors have interviewed a range of healthcare professionals to provide you with the most helpful information to manage psoriatic disease. From mindset practices with a psychologist, food choices with a dietician, to the best questions to ask during your next appointment. Check out the series below.

Mel chats to dietician Pennie McCoy (11:00 minutes)

Here, Mel chats with dietician Pennie McCoy who has been practicing for over 15 years, supporting patients with a wide range of conditions – including psoriasis. Their conversation covers the all too important topic of what to eat and how food can impact psoriasis.

Mel chats to GP Dr Mark Kent (12:06 minutes)

Here, Mel regroups with GP Dr Mark Kent on psoriasis fundamentals – what it is, where you can expect to find it, what causes flare-ups and how to best manage them. A video not to miss!

Dr Annika Smith (10:42 minutes)

Together Mel and Annika chat about when to see a dermatologist, the difference between seeing a GP and a specialist, and how a family history can affect psoriatic disease.

Mel with clinical psychologist Dr Candice Lewis – Part 1 (6:58 minutes)

Here, Mel and Candice share a motivating and practical chat for everyone managing psoriasis, covering managing stress, and the importance of mental wellbeing, whether it be living with psoriasis or any chronic condition, with some helpful suggestions that are easy to remember.

Mel with clinical psychologist Dr Candice Lewis – Part 2 (4:36 minutes)

Here, Mel and Candice continue their chat for everyone managing psoriasis.

Mel with clinical psychologist Dr Candice Lewis – Part 3 (6:16 minutes)

Here, Mel and Candice conclude their chat for everyone managing psoriasis.

When a dermatologist and a rheumatologist meet – Part 1/2 (7:25 minutes)

Clinical dermatologist Dr Annika Smith returns with her colleague and practicing rheumatologist, Associate Professor Peter Wong. Together they chat about what psoriatic arthritis is, when it might occur when managing psoriasis and when might be the right time to reach out for additional help.

When a dermatologist and a rheumatologist meet – Part 2/2 (4:44 minutes)

Clinical dermatologist Dr Annika Smith and practicing rheumatologist, Associate Professor Peter Wong, continue their chat about what psoriatic arthritis is, when it might occur when managing psoriasis and when might be the right time to reach out for additional help.

Ask the experts: Christine chats with paediatric dermatologist Dr Li-Chuen Wong – Part 1/2 (10:46 minutes)

Christine and Dr Li-Chuen Wong chat about some of the common questions and concerns parents have for their children with psoriasis. They cover when it’s time to see a specialist, what to expect in a consultation, and the importance of emotional support – especially patience.

Christine chats with paediatric dermatologist Dr Li-Chuen Wong – Part 2/2 (12:07minutes)

Christine and Dr Li-Chuen Wong continue their chat about some of the common questions and concerns parents have for their children with psoriasis. They cover when it’s time to see a specialist, what to expect in a consultation, and the importance of emotional support – especially patience.