Dr. Julie Bindeman shares her expertise on bereavement leave for miscarriage, how grief impacts the workplace & how to advocate for change.
In episode #145, Dr. Julie Bindeman shares her expertise on bereavement and workplace leave policies related to miscarriage. We talk about the current availability of leave allowed for pregnancy loss, how grief can impact us in the workplace, and what we can do to advocate for change.
Dr. Julie Bindeman graduated from the George Washington University and is the co-owner of Integrative Therapy of Greater Washington in Rockville, Maryland. Her specialty is in the field of Reproductive Psychology, where she actively writes, lectures, and presents. She is an approved consultant in EMDR through EMDRIA. She has served on several committees within the Mental Health Professional Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and was elected in 2021 to its Executive Committee. She served as a former Board Member of the Maryland Psychological Association for over 10 years.
Dr. Bindeman is a member of multiple organizations focused on Maternal and Reproductive Mental Health and was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to serve on its Maternal Mental Health Task Force. She was recently awarded the Karl Heiser Award for her legislative efforts on behalf of psychology. Dr. Bindeman has published several chapters and articles pertaining to Reproductive Psychology.
Topics Discussed: Bereavement leave, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), short-term disability, effects of grief in the workplace, how to advocate for flexible leave policies, post-traumatic growth
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