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Joanna Breyer, When Your Child Is Sick

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Thursday, September 5, 2019

Main Library
449 Broadway

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Join us for a discussion with Joanna Breyer, psychosocial counselor and author of When Your Child is Sick. In When Your Child is Sick, Joanna Breyer distills decades of experience working with sick children and their families into a comprehensive guide for navigating the uncharted and frightening terrain. She provides expert advice to guide them through the hospital setting, at-home care, and long-term outcomes.

Joanna Breyer was educated at Oxford and Harvard where she got her psychology doctoral degree in 1983. As a psychologist she worked with children with cancer and their families for over 25 years at Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and Children's Hospital Boston. She worked in the David B. Perini Quality of Life Clinic for Survivors of Childhood Cancer for over 10 years. She is married to Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer. A small reception will be held for Dr. Breyer prior to the event.