Today, Kathy welcomes Aaron Flores, RDN, and they discuss important facts about binge eating disorder. This episode covers things from the difference between binge eating disorder and overeating, to myths around body size and diversity, to normalizing food intake and bringing more foods back into the house.
Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Howard Steiger and they have a conversation about epigenetics and eating disorders. Dr. Steiger explains how he believes eating disorders are a result of gene environment interactions which reduces shame and increases confidence in recovery.
Today, Kathy welcomes Gail Gnade, PhD, and the focus of their conversation is on polyvagal theory in eating disorder treatment. Polyvagal theory is sometimes described as the science of connection, and safe connections with others are biologically imperative for our health and growth as a species.
Today, Kathy welcomes Zoe Bisbing, LCSW, and Leslie Bloch, LCSW-R, and the focus of their conversation is on body positive parenting. Zoe and Leslie discuss how much talk and imagery is out there on bodies, how harmful that can be, and how weight stigma is the biggest body positive problem to solve.
Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Catherine Cook-Cottone and their conversation is on eating disorder recovery and embodied self-regulation. Dr. Cook-Cottone breaks this topic down for us and discusses how the beauty of embodiment is that we partner with our nervous system instead of fighting with it.
Today, Kathy welcomes Leigh-Ann Bamberg, MS, RDN, LDN, and their topic is the complimentary nature of health at every size and intuitive eating. Leigh-Ann describes how these go hand-in-hand and how ultimately how everyone can learn how to love, respect, and accept your body regardless of size and weight.
Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Susan Albers, and they talk about mindful eating skills. Dr. Albers describes how about 75% of eating is triggered by emotion and not hunger and discusses the 5 S’s of mindful eating as well as what she calls the 5 5 5 5 5 exercise that we all can start using today to begin eating more mindfully.
Today, Kathy welcomes Tara Deliberto, PhD, and their conversation is about treating eating disorders in adolescents. Kathy and Dr. Deliberto cover a lot of ground in this episode including information on Integrative modality therapy (IMT), food restriction, parents/carers, and reinforcement.
Today, Kathy welcomes back Dr. Cynthia Bulik, and they continue their discussion on the findings of the genome wide association study regarding anorexia nervosa. This is part 2 of a 2-part discussion on this very important study so if you missed part one please listen to episode 156.
Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Cynthia Bulik, and they discuss the findings of the genome wide association study regarding anorexia nervosa. This is part 1 of a 2 part discussion on this very important study.
Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani, MD, CEDSS, FAED, and their conversation is on weight stigma and healthcare. Dr. Gaudiani gets real right off the bat in this episode and we believe it will open a lot of eyes, including, and maybe especially, for people in the medical field.
Today, Kathy welcomes Becca Clegg, LPC, CEDSS, and they talk about balancing your relationship with food and body image. Becca highlights how prevalent diet culture is and also reminds us that we shouldn’t forget that one key element of food is enjoyment.
Today, Kathy welcomes Carolyn Coker Ross, MD, MPH, and their topic is integrative medicine and the treatment of eating disorders. Dr. Ross give us a look into integrative medicine which she defines as a healing-oriented discipline which takes in the whole person, body, mind, and spirit and includes all aspects of lifestyle.
Today, Kathy welcomes Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, and they have a conversation on challenges faced by mothers in eating disorder recovery in feeding their children. Feeding children is hard. For mothers recovering from an eating disorder it can be an entirely different challenge and Kathy and Crystal discuss this topic and the overall big picture goal of having a positive feeding relationship.
Today, Kathy welcomes Emme, an award-winning supermodel, and a lead influencer for positive body image and self esteem. They discuss becoming our bodies’ best friend for a better life and a lifetime of joy and shared happiness.
Kathy welcomes back Stephanie Ng in part 2 of a 2-part podcast where Kathy and Stephanie talk about eating disorders, socio-cultural factors, and Chinese-American clients. Today’s conversation focuses on do’s and don’ts when working with Chinese-American individuals and their families.
Today, Kathy welcomes Stephanie Ng in part 1 of a 2-part podcast where Kathy and Stephanie talk about eating disorders, socio-cultural factors, and Chinese-American clients.
Today, Kathy welcomes Karen Samuels, Ph.D, and their topic is eating disorder recovery using the support of sisterhood at middle age. We know eating disorders isolate people but in this episode we see how support and sisterhood can bring people together and significantly help in the recovery process.
Today, Kathy welcomes Iris Ruth Pastor, and their conversation is called “let’s talk about recovery.” Iris suffered from bulimia for 46 years and she shares her story. The steps Iris took led to her recovery and we applaud her belief in herself and recovery. We need to stress that everyone’s recovery story is different and there are some aspects of Iris’s journey that were right for her that we would not recommend for others. We strongly believe the best way to recovery is through work with eating disorder professionals.
Today, Kathy continues her conversation with Dr. Michael Levine on the things he’s learned about eating disorder prevention from unexpected places. We encourage you to really think about the things Michael discusses in this episode, and how we all can do more individually and as members of society to work on eating disorders prevention.
Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Michael Levine for part 1 of a 2-part episode entitled “things I’ve learned about eating disorder prevention from unexpected places.” These episodes are longer than our normal episodes and I will say 2 things about that – 1, it’s Michael Levine and I know him well enough that I can joke with him and say that Michael is verbose, and then some, hence the longer episodes. And 2, it’s Michael Levine, so we listen to everything he says, and learn from him and appreciate how verbose he is, and how generous he is with his wisdom, his knowledge, his time, and his kindness to everyone in our field.
Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Dena Cabrera and their topic is 3 essentials every eating disorder residential therapist needs to know. While this topic is geared towards professionals Dr. Cabrera provides insights that are important for our entire audience to hear, so we ask everyone to listen to the entire episode.
Today, Kathy welcomes Dr. Jessica Baker and their topic is current research on the potential genetic overlap between eating disorders and substance use. Dr. Baker explains some of her findings which including how certain subsets of eating disorders and certain subsets of substance use disorders are more likely to overlap, as well as how certain eating disorder behaviors or symptom levels are more likely to be present.
Welcome to ED Matters episode 142. Kathy welcomes back Brenda Sigall, Ph.D., CEDS, and they continue their conversation on gender literacy and eating disorder prevention. Today, Dr. Sigall joins the points from part 1 so we can understand them in the context of antecedents to eating disorders and their relationship to the development of eating disorders.
Welcome to ED Matters episode 141. Today, Kathy welcomes Brenda Sigall, Ph.D., CEDS, and their topic is gender literacy and eating disorder prevention. Part 1 of a 2-part episode takes a deep look at gender literacy in the US, while part 2 ties everything together in relation to eating disorders.