Several weeks ago, I happened to see the speech Brendan Fraser gave after winning an Academy Award for his latest film, The Whale. Having heard some concerning reports about the film itself, I’d decided against seeing it, but even Fraser’s Read more
Picture this….you go into the mailroom and see a bag of cookies that somebody left for everybody. There are also a couple of your work colleagues there. You all are surrounding the plate of cookies. Then the comments start. “Ohhh Read more
You may be thinking, I don’t have an eating disorder. I don’t keep myself from eating food. I don’t throw up any of my food. So I’m okay. But are you really ok? I recently spoke with a friend of Read more
Eating disorders affect at least 9% of the population worldwide.1 That means 28.8 million Americans, will have an eating disorder in their lifetime.2 This poses as a significant financial burden as the economic cost of eating disorders is $64.7 billion Read more
As an eating disorder psychologist, I love my work. Sure, it can be hard, but it’s not exhausting. I do believe that people can recover from eating disorders. I want to learn about my clients and hear how their eating Read more
Eating disorders are often viewed as occurring in Caucasian, thin, affluent, cisgender adolescent girls. The way our current media portrays those suffering from eating disorders reinforces this myth.