Don’t miss our first LIVE expert roundtable discussion

Pour yourself a cup of coffee and join us LIVE on Friday, July 9th from 9:00 to 10:30 am, PST, (12:00 to 1:30 pm, EST) for our first LIVE virtual Pituitary World News Roundtable – recordings are now available here – discussion on mental and emotional health. The event is free of charge.

I am delighted to moderate what promises to be a lively 45-minute discussion of the many mental and emotional issues potentially facing pituitary patients with in-depth information, tools, resources, and a highly engaged 30 to 45-minute questions and answers period where all participants can participate following the discussion.

Learn about the tools and resources available from our panelists Dawn Herring, MS, LMFT, and Linda M Rio, MA, LMFT, both accomplished therapists, mental health professionals, authors, teachers, and lecturers.

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About our Panelists

    • Dawn is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist working for the military in Southern California. She also maintains a private practice.  She has extensive public speaking experience in the areas of compassion fatigue and self-care, healthy relationships, family violence prevention, trauma, and stress management. She is certified in EMDR, an evidence-based treatment modality for trauma. Dawn is also a pituitary patient in remission, having undergone transsphenoidal surgery in 2014.  She can be reached by email at or by phone at (760)217-3490.
    • Linda is in private practice in Westlake Village, California, and can be reached at Linda M. Rio, M.A., LMFT  by email at, phone at (805) 619-0950, or through her website at Her book The Hormone Factor in Mental Health: Bridging the Mind-body Gap is available through and other major booksellers.  She was also on the editorial team for Pituitary Disorders Diagnosis and Management, available through Amazon as well. Linda is a frequent contributor to Pituitary World News.  To learn more about Linda, click here

About the roundtable discussions

Pituitary World News roundtable discussions are periodic LIVE moderated exchanges on a variety of subjects related to pituitary disease with several chosen expert speakers that bring perspectives to a subject of interest to people with pituitary and adrenal disorders.

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