Now available: the recording from our recent mental and emotional health roundtable

If you missed it, no worries! Here it is. Listen to Linda Rio and Dawn Herring as they discuss emotional and mental health in pituitary disease.  Don’t miss this compelling and highly personal discussion from these two mental health professionals with extensive, first-hand experience with pituitary conditions.

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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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