Ben Shabad, a T1D Licensed Professional Counselor, shares firsthand knowledge and training in psychotherapy to help other T1Ds. Having grown up with T1D, Ben knows how stressful, challenging, and demanding it is to manage.

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While we’ve had several guests talk about T1D mental health, Ben brings another facet to the conversation. His lived experience of T1D helps him connect more with his clients.

Meet Ben Shabad

Ben Shabad, a T1D Licensed Professional Counselor, shares firsthand knowledge and training in psychotherapy to help other T1Ds.

Ben Shabad is a Licensed Professional Counselor who works with clients with Type 1 Diabetes. Diagnosed at age 2 or 3, Ben knows firsthand how stressful, challenging, and demanding it is to manage. He helps clients overcome challenges, gain insight, and realize their goals.Connect with Ben on Psychology Today, send him an email, or give him a call at (872) 246-7263.

Wins & Fails

Jessie’s Win: Her summer class is going well!

Colleen’s Fail: The infusion site I put on this morning on my right thigh must have hit something it didn’t like, since now it feels like a bruise.

Tip of the Week

When you go hiking, have a pre-packed bag with everything you need for about two or three days. This ensures that you have what you need in case something happens like getting lost or getting run off the trails. 

Ben Shabad, a T1D Licensed Professional Counselor, shares firsthand knowledge and training in psychotherapy to help other T1Ds.

Question for You!

What part of Ben’s interview resonated the most with you? How is your T1D mental health doing? Let us know in the comments on Instagram or on the show notes.

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Our music is by Joseph McDade. Check out his website here!

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