Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Dr. Skidmore received his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He has been in private practice in Orem, Utah since 1993. He is an advocate of positive psychology and performance coaching. His clinical specialties include: anxiety disorders, depression, managing chronic illnesses, and coaching performing artists in mental toughness strategies for peak performance. In addition to his private practice, he is on the faculty of the Brigham Young University School of Music where he teaches the Psychology of Music Performance. For this program, Dr. Skidmore will describe how thoughts and emotions impact blood sugar and describe how to assist patients with managing their diabetes.