The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast
About This Show
Healing your relationship with food, your body and your Self
The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast is a show about the recovery process from eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, as well as disordered eating, emotional eating, dieting, and exercise addiction. The show is for anyone who would like to learn more about the psychology of eating disorders, make peace with food, improve their body image, and live authentically. The podcast explores how eating disorders work psychologically, what the recovery process looks like, and the cultural context of eating disorders. The show blends solo episodes with the host, Dr. Janean Anderson, and experts in the field including authors, speakers, dietitians, and treatment professionals. The Eating Disorder Recovery podcast balances providing information, education, and outreach with personal stories of hope for recovery.
Dr. Janean Anderson is a licensed psychologist in private practice who specializes in treating eating disorders. She is an author who writes about eating disorder recovery. Her first book, Recover Your Perspective, will be available in fall 2016. Dr. Anderson keeps a blog about eating disorder recovery at www.eatingdisorderrecoveryblog.com.
Dr. Anderson is recovered from anorexia herself and believes full recovery is possible for all people. Using compassion and humor along the way, Dr. Anderson reviews the latest information about eating disorder recovery while sharing pieces of her own recovery story to help others create their own recovery. More information can be found at www.eatingdisorderrecoverypodcast.com and www.DrJaneanAnderson.com.
Most Recent Episode
Eating Disorders in Midlife with Dr. Margo Maine, Ph.D., FAED, CEDS | Episode 30
5 days ago
In the season 3 finale, Dr. Margo Maine, one of the founders of the eating disorder treatment field, joins the podcas In the season 3 finale, Dr. Margo Maine, one of the founders of the eating disorder treatment field, joins the podcast to talk about eating disorders in midlife, feminism in recovery, and the role of gender in the development and treatment of eating disorders. We talked in detail about: Dr. Maine’s professional path, including founding NEDA and AED How to midlife eating disorders begin Untreated eating disorders that last until midlife Unique challenges and strengths of recovering midlife How eating disorders are more prevalent than breast cancer How expectations of women’s body and objectification increase risk for eating disorders Margo Maine, Ph.D., CEDS, co-founder of the Maine & Weinstein Specialty Group, is a clinical psychologist who has specialized in eating disorders and related issues for over 30 years. She is author of: Pursuing Perfection: Eating Disorders, Body Myths, and Women at Midlife and Beyond, (with Joe Kelly,Routledge, 2016); Treatment of Eating Disorders: Bridging the Research- Practice Gap, co-edited with Beth McGilley and Doug Bunnell (Elsevier,2010); Effective Clinical Practice in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: The Heart of the Matter, co-edited with William Davis and Jane Shure (Routledge , 2009); The Body Myth: Adult Women and the Pressure to Be Perfect (with Joe Kelly, John Wiley, 2005); Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters and the Pursuit of Thinness (Gurze, 2004); and Body Wars: Making Peace With Women’s Bodies (Gurze, 2000). Maine is a senior editor of Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. A Founding Member and Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders and a member of the Founder’s Council and senior board advisor to the National Eating Disorders Association, Dr. Maine is a member of the psychiatry departments at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital’s Mental Health Network and at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, having previously directed their eating disorder programs. She serves on several Advisory Committees, including the Renfrew Center Clinical Advisory Board, the Renfrew Foundation Conference Committee, and the Walden Clinical Advisory Board. Dr Maine is the 2007 recipient of The Lori Irving Award for Excellence in Eating Disorders Awareness and Preventio