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
Substance Use and Eating Disorders with Dr. Tamara Pryor | Episode 27
Dr. Tamara Pryor, Ph.D., FAED, Clinical Director and Director of Clinical Research at EDCare joins us to talk about one of her areas of expertise- eating disorders and substance abuse. We talked about: Dr. Pryor’s background and expertise in treating eating disorders and substance abuse How common substance use occurs in people who also have EDs Similarities and differences between substance use addictions and eating disorders The recovery process for substance use and EDs How to work through shame in the recovery process Common misconceptions about substance use How substance use can affect eating behavior Tamara Pryor, Ph.D., FAED, Clinical Director and Director of Clinical Reseach at EDCare: Dr. Tamara Pryor has been privileged to work in the field of eating disorders for over 30 years. She spent 16 years as an Associate Professor and Executive Director of the Eating Disorder Program at the University of Kansas - School of Medicine, four years as Co-director of the PATH Eating Disorders Clinic, and three years at Wichita Psychiatric Consultants as the Director of eating disorder services before coming to EDCare of Denver. Dr. Pryor conducts research and has published articles examining personality disorders, substance use disorders, multi-impulsive behavior, sexual functioning, and cognitive rigidity, and most recently fMRI studies examining brain activity in the eating disordered individual. She has presented both nationally and internationally, and she recently co-authored 4 chapters on Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse. Dr. Pryor is a founding member of the Eating Disorder Research Society, a Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders and serves on the Board of Directors of the National Eating Disorders Association. She has a MSW from Wayne State University, a MA in Rehabilitation Counseling, as well as a PhD in Psychology from Southern Illinois University. She completed a one year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in child psychiatry and a second Post-Doctoral fellowship in eating disorders at the University of Kansas - School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine. This podcast is sponsored by EDCare. EDCare has provided PHP, IOP & Outpatient treatment for all genders, 18 and over, since 2001. CAMSA ( which stands for Connection, Acceptance, Mindfulness, Sense of Self & Action), is EDCare’s mindfulness-based treatment approach and is inc