Psych Media Discussion Group – This Is So Awkward: Cara Natterson, MD, Vicki Chiang, PsyD, and Kathryn Kinasz, MD

Please join us for the February CalPsychiatry Psych Media Discussion Group. There will be a book discussion on This Is So Awkward: Modern Puberty Explained with author Cara Natterson, MD, Vicki Chiang, PsyD, and CalPsychiatry’s Kathryn Kinasz, MD.

About our guests:
Cara Natterson, MD
Dr. Cara Natterson is a leading voice in puberty and adolescent health. A pediatrician, speaker, and the co-host of The Puberty Podcast host, she is the author of ten books including the bestselling This Is So Awkward: Modern Puberty Explained and the New York Times bestselling The Care and Keeping of You series. When her own kids started puberty, Cara founded Order of Magnitude, the first company aimed at making this stage of life more comfortable with product and content. Cara graduated from Harvard college and Johns Hopkins Medical School, trained at UCSF, and lives in Los Angeles.

Vicki Chiang, PsyD
Dr. Vicki Chiang has been enthusiastically following the Puberty podcast for several years! And she frequently recommends it to colleagues and parents in her roles as psychologist, trainer and parent! Dr. Chiang is the Clinical Director of the Child and Adolescent Specialty Practice at the Institute for Girls’ Development, specializing in helping parents navigate the parenthood journey with mindfulness and self-compassion. She is first-generation Chinese American and loves helping clients navigate the intersections of parenthood, culture and career. At the Institute, Dr. Chiang is also part of the senior faculty for the Institute’s CAPIC Postdoctoral Fellowship. She’s a sought-after speaker delivering workshops, trainings and presentations to parents, mental health professionals, and educators. Dr. Chiang’s work is inspired by being a mom to a tween and a teen and is passionate about helping parents create a village of support.

Kathryn Kinasz, MD
Dr. Kinasz is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist in the CalPsychiatry Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices. She received her medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, trained at the University of California San Francisco for her general adult psychiatry residency, and completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Stanford University. Dr. Kinasz specializes in treating children, adolescents, and adults with mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, women’s mental health related concerns, and eating disorders.

*This event is open to mental health professionals.


Feb 16 2024


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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