Food Psych #41: Eating with Joy - Recovery From Anorexia & Binge Eating with Joy Jacobs

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In our season finale, Christy talks with psychologist Joy Jacobs about her history of anorexia and binge eating, the role of readiness and meal planning in her recovery, the science of eating disorders, and lots more! 

Dr. Joy Jacobs is a clinical psychologist, assistant clinical professor at UCSD School of Medicine, and published author who provides individual, family and group therapy for adults, adolescents, and children with eating disorders (including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder) and weight management concerns. She has trained in multiple treatment modalities, including Maudsley family-based therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and interpersonal psychotherapy. Dr. Jacobs is one of the few officially certified providers of Maudsley family-based treatment nationwide and internationally. Find her online at DrJoyJacobs.com.

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Food Psych #40: True Fitness - Overcoming Orthorexia with Madelyn Moon

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Christy talks with Madelyn Moon, a health coach and fellow podcaster who had a past life as a fitness model. Maddy shares her story of how fitness and bodybuilding competitions led her into disordered eating, and how she was eventually able to develop a healthier relationship to food, exercise, and her body. 

Madelyn Moon once had a body that took the place of relationships, mental health, satiation, relationships, sleep, food, her period, relationships, her metabolism, happiness, RELATIONSHIPS, and anything else that is actually important in life. She shares how she stopped obsessing over food and began to live her life in her podcast, Mind Body Musings. Find her there, and on Twitter @MindBodyMusings

You can also check out Christy's recent appearance on Madelyn's podcast

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Food Psych #39: Anorexia Recovery Through Food Writing with Jessie Oleson Moore of Cake Spy

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Jessie Oleson Moore, creator of the illustrated dessert blog Cake Spy, discusses her struggle with anorexia and how writing about food has helped set her on the road to recovery.

A writer, illustrator, and baker, Jessie was born and raised on the Jersey Shore. She honed her artistic skills at the prestigious Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. After living in New York for many years, she ventured west to Seattle, where she worked at a refrigerator magnet company. She quit her magnetic job to found CakeSpy.com.

Since 2007, she has made an illustrious but modest living from the site, as well as through various illustration and writing projects. She has written two books, CakeSpy Presents Sweet Treats for a Sugar-Filled Life (2011) and The Secret Lives of Baked Goods: Sweet Stories & Recipes for America's Favorite Desserts (2013).

She has also made a number of TV appearances and has recently been enjoying success as a teacher of children's baking classes. Find her at cakespy.com

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Food Psych #38: Yoga for Eating Disorder Recovery with Sarahjoy Marsh and Anastasia Nevin

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In this episode we talk with two guests who used yoga in their own recovery from eating disorders and are now working to help others heal. Nutrition therapist and yoga instructor Anastasia Nevin discusses her history with food and why she believes healing has to involve connecting to your body. Then, yoga instructor and author Sarahjoy Marsh shares her painful eating disorder history and how she first stumbled upon yoga.       

Anastasia Nevin, MS, RDN, RYT specializes in the relationship between body, food, and eating. She is the owner of Anastasia Health LLC. Anastasia works to incorporate mindfulness, movement and body awareness with food behaviors, guiding clients to learn how to appreciate their bodies. Anastasia graduated from Stanford University with honors in Psychology. She went on to complete her Masters in Nutrition Education at Columbia University, and since then has worked in both outpatient and eating disorder treatment program settings. Most recently she served as Lead Nutritionist and Yoga Teacher at Monte Nido's EDTNY (Eating Disorder Treatment of New York). Anastasia sees clients individually and runs therapeutic groups at Body Connection LLC, helping each come up with a plan for living their own life with mind, body and soul. Anastasia also teaches dynamic vinyasa flow classes around NYC and at her beloved home studio Laughing Lotus. She is also trained in Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and Restorative Yoga, and uses more subtle therapeutic techniques to incorporate body-centered healing into her holistic approach. Find her at anastasia-health.com.

Sarahjoy Marsh, MA, E-RYT-500 yoga teacher and author, is a vibrant, compassionate catalyst for transformation to those who suffer. Her teachings are informed by her extensive Eastern and Western studies including transpersonal counseling, art therapy, the psychology of yoga, Ayurveda, and rehabilitative yoga. Committed to supporting marginalized populations and using yoga for social justice Sarahjoy founded Living Yoga and the DAYA Foundation. A sought after teacher of teachers, she leads multiple 200hr and 500hr teacher trainings and yoga therapy professional trainings in the Northwest, international retreats and is a regular instructor at Kripalu and Breitenbush Hot Springs. Her forthcoming book Hunger, Hope & Healing: A Yoga Approach to Reclaiming Your Relationship with Your Body and Food outlines her unique approach to yoga for recovery; integrating powerful yoga and mindfulness tools with modern day psychological modalities for an effective and comprehensive approach to healing. Find her at sarahjoyyoga.com.

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Food Psych #37: Relationships in Eating Disorder Recovery with Katie Dalebout

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Fellow podcaster Katie Dalebout of The Wellness Wonderland returns to interview Christy about navigating relationships after recovery from an eating disorder, avoiding the pitfalls of codependency, and lots more!

In her previous appearance on Food Psych, Katie discussed her own journey to true wellness. As a speaker, holistic lifecoach, author and blogger she loves writing and speaking about holistic wellness, personal development, and spirituality on her blog, her weekly podcast WWRadio, and in her daily life to basically anyone who will listen. She works with women who believe their happiness is dependent on their physical body, relationship status, or career, and helps them realize that the external trappings of success are just a byproduct of their internal state. She helps women develop a positive relationship with food and their body image by embracing a spiritual connection of their own understanding.

Find Katie on her podcast and blog, The Wellness Wonderland, or connect with her on InstagramFacebookTwitter, and YouTube.

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Food Psych #36: Food Sanity - How to Stop Fighting Food with Isabel Foxen Duke

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In this episode we talk with health coach Isabel Foxen Duke about emotional eating, weight bias, the Health At Every Size movement, her own eating disorder recovery, and lots more!

Isabel Foxen Duke graduated from Tufts University with a BA in sociology (a discipline which has informed her coaching substantially), and received her certification in health coaching from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She spent several years of her young adult life studying various spiritual practices, including but not limited to Zen Meditation at Ryukoku University in Japan, and Transpersonal Psychology in Bali, Indonesia. She is also the editor of Mirror Mirror: Reflections on the Way We Look, an exploratory anthology of body-image-related prose.

Isabel is really into body positive photography and pleasure as a spiritual practice, and has very strong opinions about why most people are getting the “emotional eating” conversation backwards. Sign up for her free video training series, Stop Fighting Food, to learn more about her approach.

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Resources Mentioned

For more on the books/ideas discussed in the episode, check out the following links:

Health At Every Size 

Linda Bacon, PhD. 

Geneen Roth

Sierra Tucson recovery programs

Intuitive Eating

Food Psych #35: Get a Better Body Image with Michelle Fetsch

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In this episode we talk with Michelle Fetsch, the founder of Women Enough, an organization that works with women to improve their body image. Michelle shares how she developed an eating disorder at an early age, why she finally reached a breaking point with her negative body image, how her relationship to food has improved, and lots more. 

A teen runaway at 15, turned corporate America girl at age 19, and later founder of the first and annually largest TEDxWomen event on the planet- her superpower is believing in, standing for and creating space for all women to rise.

She combines her superpowers of believing and achieving in a way that gives women permission to take on their dreams. Her intuitive expertise in branding combined with her relentless promotion skills support women in having successful, supported and celebrated launches. Find her at womenenough.com and on Twitter @Women_Enough

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Food Psych #34: Orthorexia - When Healthy Eating Hurts with Katie Dalebout

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Writer and fellow podcaster Katie Dalebout shares how her obsession with clean food turned into an eating disorder called orthorexia nervosa, and how she started on her journey toward recovery. This is the first in a two-episode series with Katie—hear part 2, where she interviews Christy, on The Wellness Wonderland

Katie wants to live in a world where true wellness is embraced by everyone. As a speaker, holistic lifecoach, author and blogger she loves writing and speaking about holistic wellness, personal development, and spirituality on her blog, her weekly podcast WWRadio, and in her daily life to basically anyone who will listen. She works with women who believe their happiness is dependent on their physical body, relationship status, or career, and helps them realize that the external trappings of success are just a byproduct of their internal state. She helps women develop a positive relationship with food and their body image by embracing a spiritual connection of their own understanding.

Find Katie on her podcast and blog, The Wellness Wonderland, or connect with her on InstagramFacebookTwitter, and YouTube.

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RESOURCES Mentioned

Concerned you or someone you know might have orthorexia? Check out this orthorexia fact sheet from the National Eating Disorders Association, where you can also take a screening and find help.

Food Psych #33: Stop Counting Calories with Chrissie Mayr

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Comedian Chrissie Mayr discusses family food habits, why she dieted constantly in college, and how she finally stopped obsessing about food and her weight. 

Chrissie performs at many NYC comedy clubs but her favorites are The Stand and Gotham Comedy Club. She hosts COMEDY at STONEWALL every month at the legendary Stonewall Inn.

She recently wrote, produced, directed and acted in SquirrelCode, a web series parody of MTV’s hit show GirlCode. Chrissie is featured in the Eater.com web series “We Love Food.”

TV Credits include The Wendy Williams Show, What Not To Wear and The Travel Channel. 

She appeared at the 2013 Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta as well as the Cape Fear and Women In Comedy Festivals.

She wrote and performed in her One-Woman Show “Hope” which enjoyed a 5-week run at the Magnet Theater during 2009-2010. 

Find her on Twitter @ChrissieMayr and online at ChrissieMayr.Tumblr.com.

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Food Psych #32: Healthy Beginnings with Jane Lerner

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Season 2 premiere! Food Psych is back, but this season we're taking a more leisurely approach, posting new episodes roughly once a month. This episode we talk with journalist Jane Lerner about her parents' sensible approach to food, the business of food writing, the difficulties of dating as a "food person," and lots more.  

Jane Lerner is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor and the organizer of BK Swappers, a food-swap barter event. Since moving to NYC from San Francisco in 2002, and with a particular interest in music, food, travel and culture, Jane has worked as the assistant to Madonna's publicist; helped launch the Smorgasburg food market; acted as the copy chief for the Daily Note, the newspaper of the Red Bull Music Academy New York 2013; and contributed to, fact-checked and/or copy edited for publications such as New York, Bon Appetit, NY Post, Rolling Stone, Us Weekly, and Print. She is currently the editor of Front & Center, the official blog of Rockefeller Center.

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Food Psych #31.5: Getting Started with Food Psych and Body Positivity

New to Food Psych? Listen to this episode for a quick overview of the podcast and a guide to getting started! 

(This episode was created in September of 2016; it's just marked with a 2014 publication date to ensure it shows up first in this blog feed.)

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