Our guest this week is Dr. Bonnie Hennig-Trestman, LCSW, DSW. She is joining us to discuss how HD and JHD families can navigate through the holiday season with less stress and more enjoyment.
Dr. Bonnie L. Hennig-Trestman currently has a private tele-therapy practice and serves on the Board of Directors for the Huntington’s Disease Youth Organization (HDYO). She served as the Director of the UConn Health Huntington’s Disease (HD) Program in Farmington, Connecticut until June 2017. Dr. Hennig-Trestman has over 30 years of expertise providing clinical service and supervision with patients and family members suffering from neurodegenerative, physical, and psychiatric illnesses. Her book, “Talking to Kids About HD: A book for people who know children with HD in their family” has been translated into five languages. She has provided educational lectures on talking to kids about HD as well as various HD related topics to national and international audiences. Dr. Hennig-Trestman has been involved in HD research conducting observational and clinical trials. She is a member of the Huntington Study Group (HSG), the European HD Network (EHDN), and the Huntington’s Disease Youth Organization (HDYO). Thank you for joining me on the show today, Dr. Hennig-Trestman.”