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For parents, managing children living with psoriatic disease can have its own set of unique and complex challenges. To help, our Get Psorted parent ambassador series is here for mums and dads supporting their little ones with the condition, on top of the trials and tribulations that already come with growing up.

Introducing Christine! – Part 1/3 (5:33 minutes)

Mel introduces Christine, the newest Get Psorted parent ambassador, who shares her experiences of what it’s like taking care of her daughter who was diagnosed with psoriasis at 6 months.

Why sometimes you just need to talk – Part 2/3 (8:38 minutes)

Mel continues her chat with Christine, exploring how she deals with her daughter’s bullies and when she knew she needed to seek professional support.

Why sometimes you just need to talk – Part 3/3 (4:19 minutes)

Mel concludes her chat with Christine, exploring how she deals with her daughter’s bullies and when she knew she needed to seek professional support.

Teaching confidence – where to start?! – Part 1/2 (5:17 minutes)

Christine shares her first video diary of her thoughts about why supporting her daughter’s confidence is key to helping her manage psoriasis at a young age. In part two, she unpacks her top piece of advice for other parents with children with psoriasis wanting to do the same.

Teaching confidence – where to start?! – Part 2/2 (6:12 minutes)

Christine continues her first video diary. Here, she unpacks her top piece of advice for other parents with children with psoriasis wanting to start the same conversation with their kids.

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 most 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.

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

Christine and Dr Li-Chuen Wong continue their chat about some of the most 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.