Perfectionism, Eating Issues, & Cultural Values.

As I continue to work in the therapeutic space of disordered eating and eating issues, I remain skeptical of the emphasis on the eating behaviors themselves. What I’ve found, time and again, is that eating issues are largely couched in a number of emotionally-rooted issues, including anxiety, concerns about control, phobias and fears, low or … Continue reading Perfectionism, Eating Issues, & Cultural Values.

What is weight stigma?

Last week was Weight Stigma Awareness week, initiated by the National Eating Disorder Association in 2011 as a means of bringing attention to the impact that weight stigma has on disordered eating, mental health, and healthcare for those with eating disorders or individuals living in larger bodies. It's an important week for the eating disorder … Continue reading What is weight stigma?