The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast

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April 16, 2019  

Eating disorders and substance use: avoiding the whack-a-mole game in treatment

In this podcast Tabitha Farrar talks to David Wiss about eating disorders co-occurring with substance abuse.

David Wiss, MS, RDN is the founder of Nutrition in Recovery, which specializes in: Addictions, Eating Disorders, Mental Health, Gut Health, Body Image, and General Wellness. Mr. Wiss works closely with individuals to help them revolutionize their relationship with food and has shared his expertise with numerous eating disorder and addiction facilities throughout the greater Los Angeles area. David is a published author and a nationally recognized expert in nutrition for addiction, currently working on his PhD in Public Health from UCLA. View some of his work at www.nutritioninrecovery.com

April 5, 2019  

How eating disorders affect our values, and our decisions

In this podcast, Tabitha Farrar talks about how eating disorder change our beliefs and values, and how recovery also changes these aspects. 

 

 

Podcast dedicated to "Mary." I miss you. 

March 27, 2019  

Dr G: Muscles in recovery, and how you can have an eating disorder in any size body

In this podcast Tabitha talks to Dr Gaudiani about what happens to the muscular system when a person is in recovery from and eating disorder and/or malnutrition as a result of dietary restriction. 

 

 
March 12, 2019  

Eating disorders and disabilities: cerebral palsy

In this podcast Tabitha Farrar talks to Hannah, about eating disorders and cerebral palsy. 

Tabitha's note: I have worked with a number of clients with anorexia who also have cerebral palsy. The aspects of body image and body control justification that Hannah speaks of in this podcast I have witnessed in every client I have worked with who also have cerebral palsy. That's not to say it exists in all, but certainly people with disabilities are very under-represented in eating disorder treatment and advocacy. 

February 27, 2019  

Migration/Adapt to Flee Famine theory and fear

In this podcast, Tabitha Farrar has a discussion with Shan Guisinger — author of the Adapt to Flee Famine paper — about the biological fear of eating response. 

February 14, 2019  

Recovery Stories: 11 years old and pushing for recovery

In this podcast, Tabitha talks to "S" an 11-year-old in recovery, about his recovery journey, and his desire and motivation to get well. 

February 5, 2019  

Six ‘biases’ against patients and carers in evidence-based medicine

In this podcast, Tabitha Farrar talks to Dr Trisha Greenhaugh about the paper titled Six ‘biases’ against patients and carers in evidence-based medicine."

 

Link to paper: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4556220/

 

January 23, 2019  

Recovery stories: Finding YOU in recovery.

This week Tabitha talks to Sarah Rzemieniak, a fellow recovery coach who has recovered from an eating disorder herself.
 
Sarah Rzemieniak previously worked as an eating disorder dietitian before recognizing that her true passion was in the coaching and counselling aspect of the work. She then became a certified eating disorder recovery coach through The Carolyn Costin Institute, where she was supervised and trained directly under Carolyn Costin, eating disorder therapist, author, and founder of Monte Nido residential treatment centers. Sarah is now an eating disorder recovery coach with The Eating Disorder Center, providing virtual recovery coaching services worldwide. She also co-leads an eating disorder support group in Victoria, BC, and has past experience serving as an eating disorder recovery mentor through MentorConnect, as well as working as a hotline staffer for The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC. Sarah has been interviewed and has written about eating disorder recovery for Psych Central Professional, Thrive Global, The Looking Glass Foundation for Eating Disorders, The Eating Disorder Recovery Speakers Podcast and Real Health Radio. She was a featured contributing expert to the book, Thrive: Expert Tips For Coping With Depression and An Eating Disorder. 
 
 
 
 
January 1, 2019  

Intention, Motivation, Commitment: The difference between wanting to recover, and actually recovering

New Year 2019. 

In this podcast, Tabitha talks about her own recovery, and why wanting to recover isn't enough. 

December 18, 2018  

“Surviving” the holiday season 2018

Happy Holidays everyone! 

December 11, 2018  

Treatment Stories: Being shamed for wanting more food

In this podcast you will hear an audio recording of an account of a treatment facility from a person in recovery. 

November 28, 2018  

Bodybuilding, gyms, and eating disorders: A guy’s perspective

In this week's podcast, Tabitha talks to Ari Snaevarsson about bodybuilding, gyms, and his perspective on how the fitness culture influences people with eating disorders. 
 
Bio

Ari Snaevarsson is a certified nutritionist* who has worked a great deal with disordered eating clients.  He also works as a counselor and dietetic technician at a residential treatment center for eating disorders.  Coming from a background of competitive bodybuilding, Ari has himself recovered from an eating disorder marked by severe restrict-binge cycles.  Ari is devoted to helping those struggling to escape the prison of food anxiety and body hatred.    

 
 
Links:
 
My site (100 Days of Food Freedom):
 
My book (same name):
November 14, 2018  

Eating disorder treatment should never punish eating

In this podcast episode, Tabitha talks to a person in recovery about past treatment experiences, and how these led to this person being taught that unrestricted eating was a thing to avoid at all costs. 

November 5, 2018  

Why eating disorder treatment fails people by making eating more complicated

In this podcast, Tabitha talks to a person in recovery who shares some information about how treatment has made her even more confused about how to eat. 

It is important that people in recovery are encouraged to listen to their bodies and eat what they want to eat. 

October 25, 2018  

How full recovery feels

In this podcast, Tabitha speak a little on the topic of full recovery, and what mental state and other markers may look and feel like. 

October 11, 2018  

The scale: To weigh or not to weigh in recovery

In this podcast, Tabitha Farrar talks to Bridget Whitlow about weighing in recovery
 
Bridget Whitlow, MS, LMFT is a licensed psychotherapist that provides psychotherapy for adolescent and adult individuals, couples, families, and groups. Bridget has clinical expertise in the treatment of anxiety, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, LGBTQ, and self-criticism. To learn more about her
September 26, 2018  

Dr Jennifer Gaudiani: Sick Enough

In this podcast, Tabitha talks to Dr Jennifer Gaudiani about her new book "Sick Enough."

 

Introduction

Part One: Not Enough Calories

  1. 30,000 Foot View: What happens when you starve yourself?
  2. Going into Hibernation
  3. Hormones and Bones
  4. The Empty Tank
  5. Extreme Presentations
  6. Starting to Eat Again

Part Two: Purging

  1. 30,000 foot view: What is Purging, and Why Does it Cause Medical Issues?
  2. What Happens to the Body Physically?
  3. Electrolytes and Stopping Purging

Part Three: Binge Eating Disorder and Weight Stigma

  1. Binge Eating Disorder (BED)

Part Four: The Unmeasurables

  1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Associated Conditions
  2. Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and Associated Conditions

Part Five: Specific Populations (A Series of Short, Case-Based Chapters)

  1. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (DMT1) and Concurrent Eating Disorders
  2. Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
  3. Orthorexia
  4. Elite Athletes
  5. Male Patients
  6. Gender and Sexual Minorities
  7. Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health
  8. Older Patients
  9. Comorbid Substance Abuse
  10. Caring for the Patient Who Declines Treatment: The Spectrum from Mandated Treatment to Hospice Care

Conclusion

 

https://www.amazon.com/Sick-Enough-Medical-Complications-Disorders/dp/0815382456/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1537389096&sr=8-1&keywords=gaudiani

September 19, 2018  
September 13, 2018  

Emotional eating

In this podcast, Tabitha Farrar talks about emotional eating, and why it isn't really a thing

August 12, 2018  

Neural Rewiring For Full Recovery From An Entrenched Eating Disorder

In this podcast Tabitha Farrar explains why she believes that neural rewiring is a crucial and often not understood aspect of achieving full recovery from a long-term restrictive eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder.