Ep. 17: Healing Your Relationship With Food Through Storytelling - Dr. Anita Johnston
EB017 Healing Your Relationship with Food Through Storytelling with Dr. Anita Johnston Anita Johnston, Ph.D., is a Depth Psychologist and author of Eating in the Light of the Moon, which has been published in six languages. She is the co-creator of the online course, Light of the Moon Café, which is an interactive “workbook” and women’s support circle for Eating in the Light of the Moon. She has been working in the field of women’s issues and disordered eating for over 35 years and is currently the Clinical Director of ‘Ai Pono Hawaii which has a residential treatment program in Maui, and outpatient eating disorder programs in Honolulu and the Big Island of Hawaii. Dr. Johnston provides individual consultations online, and conducts Soul Hunger workshops and professional trainings around the world, using metaphor and storytelling, along with her training as a clinical psychologist, to address the complex issues that underlie struggles with eating and body image. “In order to heal her disordered eating, a woman must embrace the darkness that precedes the renewal.” – Dr. Anita Johnston This Week on the Every Body Podcast: A story with a metaphor on body image How metaphors and storytelling affect your brain The biggest changes Dr. Johnston has seen in 35 years working with eating disorders Why she works with metaphors and myth How to figure out the symbolic meaning of your food cravings The phases of the feminine principle and archetypal energies available to everyone Food & Metaphor Guide: http://lightofthemooncafe.com Connect with Dr. Anita Johnston: Eating in the Light of the Moon book Light of the Moon Cafe Online Workbook www.DrAnitaJohnston.com Email: DrAJ1@aol.com Rate, Share, & Inspire Others to Love Every Body Thank you for joining me this week on the Every Body podcast. If you enjoyed this week’s episode, head over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave a review to help us spread the word to Every Body! Don’t forget to visit our website, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and join our mailing list so you never miss an episode!