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July 11, 2019  

Atypical Anorexia

In this podcast, Tabitha answers the question "What are your thoughts on the term Atypical Anorexia?"

May 7, 2019  
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 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 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 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 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 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. 

August 2, 2018  

Recovery Stories: Blue Milk

In this podcast, Tabitha talks to a guy in recovery from a restrictive eating disorder

July 24, 2018  

Recovery stories: Cannabis and eating disorder recovery

In this week's podcast, Tabitha talks Sophia — a person currrently in recovery — about medical use of cannabis in recovery from anorexia. 

July 17, 2018  

Recovery Stories: Connection and Advocacy

This weeks podcast is a conversation with Aimee Becker on recovery, connection, and advocacy

 

Aimee Becker is the Chief Operating Officer of the Gaudiani Clinic. She spent 10 years dedicating herself to developing the infrastructure for Monte Nido & Affiliates. Inspired to join the field through her own recovery, Aimee joined Carolyn Costin when Monte Nido was only a six bed residential facility, as the Program Coordinator. Progressing to Director of Operations and then Chief Compliance Officer, Aimee oversaw Monte Nido & Affiliates’ expansion into six states. In addition to her strong commitment to superb programmatic and operational functioning, Aimee developed a deep engagement with the therapeutic values and processes inherent to the world of eating disorder treatment. Through years of leading groups on gender and sexuality at Monte Nido, Aimee further developed her fundamental belief in client-centered goals, a narrative approach to therapy, and the idea that the person is not the problem, the problem is the problem. She is developing training on queer competency for eating disorder professionals, highlighting non-binary constructs of gender and sexuality and non-assumptive models of therapeutic engagement. 

 

Links and resources: 

 
Elizabeth Cooper - Queer Body Love Series
 
Gender Wisdom Self-Test for Therapists : (S. Baker & W. Basil, 2017)