The Golden GeroPsych Girls
Today, we have the distinct honor and privilege to welcome Dr. Lisa Taylor and Dr. Kristen Dillon. If you are familiar with their other name, The Golden GeroPsych Girls then you are in for a very informative and in-depth interview and discussion on the field of Geropsychology and how it is helping seniors and their families.
We are including both the bios of the doctors and how to connect with them on Instagram for more information.
Kristen Dillon, PsyD, ABPP, is a staff geropsychologist in Hospice & Palliative Care and on one of the Community Living Centers. Her research and clinical interests include anticipatory grief, ambiguous loss, caregiving, bereavement, existential concerns, and older adults with serious mental illness. She is also interested in the impact of death and dying on Veterans and families, including family dynamics and PTSD. She was trained in Meaning Centered Psychotherapy through Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and utilizes this intervention regularly with Veterans and families. She is board certified in Geropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology. In her spare time, Dr. Dillon enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, singing, playing the guitar and being around people who make her laugh. She also enjoys hiking and is currently attempting to hike NH’s 48 mountains over 4000 feet.
Lisa Taylor, PsyD is a clinical psychologist in Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC), and the Community Living Centers (CLC) which includes three Dementia Care Units (DCU) and a Geriatric Psychiatric Unit (GPU). Her clinical interests include Geropsychology, behavioral health, working on interdisciplinary teams, and utilizing evidence-based treatments including STAR-VA. In her free time, Dr. Taylor enjoys spending time with her husband, her adorable rescue dog, Emma, and visiting the beach, and local eateries.
We want to thank you for joining us here at All Home Care Matters and again say thank you to our guests the Golden GeroPsych Girls for taking time from their busy schedules to speak with us today about the benefits of Geropsychology.
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