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Jo Jenkins

About Jo Jenkins

Jo is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist working with people with long term health conditions. She has had psoriasis for over thirty years.

How a skin condition like psoriasis can affect your body image and what to do about it


Your body image is how you perceive yourself when you look at your reflection in the mirror or when you think about the way you look.  How accurately your body image matches the way others actually see you is dependent … Continue reading


Facing the world with psoriasis


I have much admiration for those who are able to face the world, psoriasis and all.  It takes a kind of courage I often lack.  I’ve had lots of unpleasant encounters due my psoriasis, not to mention the sympathy and … Continue reading


Mindfulness for psoriasis


The exciting news is that mindfulness can help if you have psoriasis. But what is it and how does it work? Mindfulness is a meditation technique where you focus your mind on the present moment and appreciate now rather than … Continue reading