Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast
About This Show
This podcast covers all aspects of eating disorder recovery from the science behind understanding what an eating disorder really is, to implementing effective, and above all, evidence-based treatment.
Podcast host Tabitha Farrar suffered Anorexia from age 17 to 26, then spent four years in recovery. She has now made a full recovery and lives a happy and full life. She has published a book called Love Fat outlining her recovery and explaining the often misunderstood concepts that underly this brain-based disease.
This podcast will range from interviews with ED experts, to parents, to adult sufferers, to how to manage child sufferers, to the latest research, to everyday musings.
Host and producer: Tabitha Farrar
Disclaimer: This podcast is not endorsed by any medical professionals. Tabitha's opinions are her own.
Cover art: Bethany Alderson
Intro: Accelerated Ideas.
Most Recent Episode
Dr Lauren Muhlheim on Exercise In Eating Disorders
7 days ago
Tabitha Farrar talks to Dr. Lauren Muhlheim on the subject of compulsive exercise in eating disorders such as Anorexia. We discuss:
Why exercise in eating disorders is a problem
The dangers of exercising when you are underweight
How to know if exercise is part of the eating disorder rather than a healthy pastime
The problem of recognizing exercise as an eating disorder symptom
Experiments in starvation in rats
Exercise and excessive movements in children with eating disorders
What lab experiments and observation in children can teach us about exercise as a symptom of an eating disorder
Dr. Lauren Muhlheim
Dr. Lauren Mulhleim is a clinical psychologist at Eating Disorder Therapy LA who specializes in providing evidence-based cognitive behavioral psychotherapy for a variety of problems experienced by adults including eating disorders. Dr. Muhlheim regularly volunteers her time for several organizations including the Academy for Eating Disorders, the Los Angeles County Psychological Association, and Best Friends LA. She is my go-to professional and a highly valued member of the eating disorder advocacy community.
In short: Dr. Muhlheim gets eating disorders. Check out her website for more information and resources and follow her on twitter @drmuhlheim