Today, Kathy is joined by Hilary Kinavey, MS, LPC, and their topic is what is body trust. Hilary describes body trust as “the beating heart behind the cultivation of Health at Every Size (HAES®) and intuitive eating practices,” and takes a deep dive into body trust.
Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Lauren Muhlheim and their topic is determining college readiness during eating disorder recovery. Dr. Muhlheim discusses her college readiness checklist as well as other steps students should take when preparing for college.
Today, Kathy is joined by Mary Tantillo, Michelle Morales, and Jennifer Dry De Santo, and they discuss the benefits of multifamily therapy group for recovery from anorexia nervosa. As these guests are different stakeholders in a multifamily therapy group, we learn how these types of groups develop a “therapeutic village” and a community of healing.
Today, Kathy is joined by Dr. Tom Wooldridge and their topic is the psychoanalytic treatment of eating disorders. They discuss some of the fears, stereotypes, and myths about psychoanalysis and tie everything back to the treatment of eating disorders.
Today, Kathy is joined by Beverly Price and Sandee Nebel and their topic is how the collaboration of a yoga therapist and a psychotherapist or a registered dietitian can support eating disorder recovery. One of the many topics they address is the difference between yoga therapy and a yoga class.
Today, Kathy is joined by Dr. Nicholas Farrell and their topic is the impact of exposure-based strategies on eating disorder symptoms. They discuss what exposure-based strategies are, how they are implemented, and the effectiveness of these strategies.
Today, Kathy is joined by Dr. Anita Johnston and their topic is “there’s meaning in the struggle.” Anita uses this phrase because in her experience when you can understand the meaning, “hope walks into the room.”
Today, we have a special 2-part episode as Kathy is joined Dr. Michael Levine, Dr. Laura Hill, and Dr. Janet Treasure as they discuss eating disorders and neuroscience. Be sure to listen to this week’s episode and next week’s episode to hear everything these esteemed guests share.
Today Kathy is joined by Millie Plotkin. Millie is an invaluable resource to the eating disorders community and today she discusses a few new initiatives she is working on to help the field move forward.
Today, Kathy is joined by Tabitha Farrar and they discuss Tabitha’s 3 essential steps in recovering from anorexia nervosa. Tabitha shares these steps in hopes that others can benefit from her recovery story, but knowing that we are all individuals, and other individuals’ recoveries will most likely be different.
Today, Kathy welcomes Caroline Blair and they discuss how parents are not to blame for eating disorders as well as certain causes for anorexia nervosa. Caroline shares her unique experience having 2 daughters suffer and recovery from eating disorders.
Today, Kathy is joined by registered dietitian Alexandra Raymond and their topic is helping clients change their relationship with food. They explain how some people struggle with their relationship with food and provide examples of how to make changes in this relationship to ease the burden food puts on some people.
Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Ovidio Bermudez and they discuss child and adolescent treatment of eating disorders. Dr. Bermudez shares the different stages of family based therapy (FBT) as well as other important considerations loved ones and clinicians need to take into account for these young people to recover.
Today, Kathy welcomes back Robyn Goldberg and their topic is eating disorders, males, and the LA/Hollywood environment. While Robyn and Kathy focus on this specific subset of the population, the information they provide can cross over to all genders and any geographic region of the world, not just males and LA.
Today Kathy welcomes Ann Saffi Biasetti and their topic is embodiment skills in eating disorders recovery. They define embodiment, provide examples from Biasetti’s work, and explain how it ties into recovery from eating disorders.
Today Kathy is joined by Elyse Resch, MS, RDN, CEDRD, FAND, and their topic is the true meaning of intuitive eating in the treatment of eating disorders. Resch defines intuitive eating as the dynamic interplay of instinct, emotion, and thought, and discusses how intuitive eating is not just eat when you are hungry and stop when you are full.
Today, Kathy welcomes Marissa Sappho and they discuss shame resilience in the treatment of binge eating disorder. This conversation will teach you about shame resilience and how it critical in the treatment and recovery process.
Today, Kathy is joined by Laura Cipullo and their conversation focuses on positive nutrition. So much of what we hear from society can be termed “negative” nutrition. “We can’t eat this or that,” or you’re not “supposed” to eat a certain type of food, which we all know is not true or healthy. As you listen to this episode, try to take some of these messages and put them into practice in your life.