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Women In-Depth Podcast: Weight Discrimination and Disordered Eating

“I have a body but I am also more than my body and you know, there’s this whole other rich world inside of me called the soul.” Jodie Gale. I am, so excited to share with you my latest interview with Dr. Lourdes Viado on the Women In-Depth: Conversations About the Inner Lives of Women [...]

Carolyn Costin Conscious Eating Guidelines

Carolyn Costin Conscious Eating Guidelines If we don't change our relationship with food - it's impossible to recover. These guidelines are to help anyone who is wanting to recover from an eating disorder, disordered eating or who suffers with other food, weight and body image concerns. Be conscious of your hunger. Eat when moderately hungry [...]

Soulfilled Sisterhood Episode 25: Building a Soul Self in Eating Disorder Recovery

I was recently interviewed by Nicole Burgess from the Soulfilled Sisterhood Podcast. Through her work as a licensed marriage and family therapist and podcast producer, Nicole strives to help women unfold more into their true selves; to help them step into their own inner strength and share their unique gifts with the world (despite the [...]

15 Delicious Plant-Based Cookbooks to Bring More Balance, Nourishment and Pleasure to Your Plate

Google Trends from 2004 to 2018 show a remarkable worldwide increase in the interest of vegetarianism, veganism and plant-based eating. Top regions include Australia, Austria, Canada, Israel, New Zealand and the U.S where there has been a whopping 600% increase in people identifying as vegans in the last three years. This growth been reflected in [...]

100+ Plant-Based, Vegetarian and Vegan Lunch Box Ideas

Image Credit: Anna Pelzer / Unsplash 100+ Plant-Based, Vegetarian and Vegan Lunch Box Ideas Many of the women I work with in counselling who suffer with chronic dieting, disordered eating or orthorexia are either vegetarian or vegan. Sometimes this is because they are highly sensitive and sometimes this is because their eating-disordered self is restricting certain food groups. Either way, [...]

Recovery Exercise: Interview Someone Who Has Recovered From an Eating Disorder

Image Credit: Helen Rushbrook Recovering from an eating disorder requires a journey through many stages of change. You might be thinking about recovery or currently working through your recovery. Wherever you are – you are bound to struggle at some point with a lack of motivation, patience and hope – this is a normal part [...]

The Eater’s Agreement

Never has there been a time in history where women have been so confused about what, when, why and how to eat. Regardless of what brings a woman into counselling or psychotherapy, exploring her eating and the relationship she has with her body is always part of her journey. The Eater's Agreement from Nourishing Wisdom is a [...]

Five Tips from Six Experts: Surviving Christmas & New Years Without Dieting

Image Credit:  Joanna Kosinska I was recently featured on the BodyMatters Blog, Five Tips from Six Experts: Surviving Christmas & New Years Without Dieting As a psychotherapist and counsellor on the Northern Beaches of Sydney who specialises in women’s emotional, psychological and spiritual health and well-being with a particular interest in eating disorders, disordered eating [...]

The Australian Centre for Eating Disorders (ACFED) Psychological Approaches to Obesity, Non-Diet Approach Approved Practitioner

I’m excited to have attended in December 2017, the Psychological Approaches to Obesity Non-Diet Approach training with The Australian Centre for Eating Disorders. In addition to the 5-Day Eating Disorder Essential Course I also completed earlier in 2017, I am now a silver level practitioner. About The Australian Centre for Eating Disorders (ACFED) via their website: ACFED [...]

Top 6 Women In-Depth Podcasts for Binge and Emotional Eating

Top 6 Women In-Depth Podcasts for Binge and Emotional Eating. Are you using food to numb feelings, to sooth yourself or as a way of seeking connection with transpersonal qualities such as love?  Then these Women In-Depth: Conversations About the Inner Lives of Women podcasts are for you! The whole series is a wonderfully rich, depth exploration into the feminine psyche. [...]

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