In How Therapists Reinforce Unworthiness When They Support Intentional Weight Loss, Allison Puryear, talks specifically to therapists about supporting clients who come wanting to lose weight.
In How Therapists Reinforce Unworthiness When They Support Intentional Weight Loss, Allison also talks about:
- What brought her to this work
- Are eating disorder patients hard to work with?
- Trauma and eating disorders
- Why this episode is specifically for therapists
- What’s wrong with supporting clients with intentional weight loss?
- We are a field based on science, until it comes to weight loss
- Weight stigma and fatness
- Feeling like a personal failure
- 90% of diets fail
- Socio economic inequalities and intentional weight loss
- What gets missed when we focus on client’s weight?
- Shame and weight loss
- Eating disorders work!
- Thin privilege and being a therapist
- What is fat phobia?
- Cheryl Fuller on fat phobia
- Fat, fat, fat, fat, fat – Allison says fat about a million times 😉
- Neutralising fat phobia
- Discrimination against fat people
- Why we use quotation marks when we talk about “obesity”
- Do you want to contribute to the development of an eating disorder?
- Deprivation and restriction
- There is a whole other world out there when we stop dieting
- What is the work that therapists need to do?
- Intuitive eating
- Demonizing foods
- Recommended books: Intuitive eating, Anti-Diet, Health At Every Size, Body Respect
- Health at Every Size
- Mourning the loss of being thin
- Eating disorder training
- Refer out if necessary
- Find a therapist who will not support intentional weight loss
- Invisalign and disordered eating
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