Today, Kathy is joined by Zach Rawlings, and their topic is gay men and eating disorders. They discuss why there is a higher prevalence of eating disorders among gay men versus straight men, how parents and loved ones can address concerns, and what an individual struggling with an eating disorder can do.
Today, Kathy is joined by Dana Magee, and their topic is when food sensitivities are eating disorders in disguise. They discuss the difference between food sensitivity and food intolerance, how they differ from food allergies, where eating disorders come into the picture, and tapping into our bodies needs with kindness.
Today, Kathy welcomes Brian Cuban and the episode is titled “Brian Cuban on advocacy.” Brian shares his life experiences of recovery from an eating disorder, drugs, and alcohol, and brings everything together as an advocate for recovery.
Today, Kathy is joined by Adrienne Ressler, LMSW, CEDS, and their topic is a healthy body image is flexible. They discuss various definitions of body image, including the self-perspective of the internal self, and how body image starts being defined and developed as early as in infancy.
Today, Kathy is joined by Dr. Andy McGarrahan and they discuss how to help children and adolescents transition back into school after eating disorder treatment. This is an extremely important topic for all professionals, as well as parents and loved ones of children who are receiving treatment for an eating disorder.