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Dr Beth Braun is a health psychologist specializing in diabetes management, nutrition, and behavior modification for over 20 years. In her private practice Dr. Braun works with adults and children faced with diabetes burnout, anxiety, depression. She works closely with JDRF, ADA and several diabetes camps running groups on how to stay motivated and integrate body and mind wellness. She currently runs groups for children and adults with type 1 in her practice.
Dr Braun was the Director of Behavior Modification for KidShape, a family based wellness program for 25 years. There she developed curriculum to help fight type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes. Kidshape grew form 1 class at UCLA to a nationwide program. She was included in media including Newsweek magazine, Oprah, and 20/20 discussing how family can develop a healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Braun has Type 1 diabetic for 42 years and started her career in diabetes and the poster child for Philadelphia JDRF and knew since she was a teenage that she wanted to help people with the emotional challenges of diabetes. In the past two years she was one of the first psychologists trained by both the ADA and JDRF in their new mental health programs connection the emotional aspect to diabetes care.