Mental Health and IBD | Dr. Sara Ahola Kohut

Get answers from the expert about the impact of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) on mental health; access to support; and strategies to manage symptoms of IBD (e.g., pain, depression, stress and anxiety) including mindfulness, meditation and acceptance commitment therapy (ACT).

Speaker: Dr. Sara Ahola Kohut is a clinical psychologist at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, ON. She is an Associate Scientist at the Sick Kids Research Institute and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Univeristy of Toronto.

She is currently investigating an online, web-based workshop for parents of children with IBD using mindfulness and ACT. This research program is funded by Crohn's and Colitis Canada. To learn more about the research we fund, visit

Crohn's and Colitis Canada

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is the only national, volunteer-based charity focused on finding the cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the lives of children and adults affected by these diseases.

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