37 minutes | Nov 11th 2019

Dr. Anita Johnston on Ditching Diet Culture | Episode 57

Favorite podcast guest Dr. Anita Johnston is back to talk about letting go of harmful messages from diet culture. We talked about: -Anita’s upbringing in Guam without any diet culture -Why diet culture is harmful to everyone and how they create and worsen eating disorders -How diet culture affects people of different ages and stages of life -How we can start to dismantle diet culture -How rejecting diet culture facilitates recovery Get your copy of Dr. Anderson’s book, Recover Your Perspective, on Amazon.com! This podcast is hosted and produced by Janean Anderson, Ph.D., CEDS-S.  Dr. Anderson is a licensed psychologist, author, and podcast host.  She holds the Certified Eating Disorder Specialist designation from the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP).  She is the Founder and Director of Colorado Therapy & Assessment Center, an outpatient treatment center in Denver, Colorado that specializes in eating disorders.  Dr. Anderson also provides private, one-on-one recovery coaching for listeners of the podcast and for treatment providers seeking supervision and consultation for their CEDS.  Interested?  Email for more info: podcast@eatingdisorderrecoverypodcast.com To learn more about the podcast, visit www.eatingdisorderrecoverypodcast.com.  Follow Dr. Anderson’s work here: Facebook.com/DrAndersonAuthor Facebook.com/DrJaneanAnderson Twitter.com/DrJanean Instagram @drjaneananderson Get emails about Dr. Anderson’s writing and other happenings at www.eatingdisorderrecoverypodcast.com 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 incorporated into each individualized treatment plan.  Facilities are located in Denver, Colorado Springs and Kansas City and all treatment is supported by Masters’ Level Clinicians or higher.  EDCare offers 4 specialty tracks (BED, ELITE Athlete, Substance Use, & Trauma), and the Connections House, an affordable supportive housing component, adds an extra layer of supervised support. www.eatingdisorder.care or (866) 771-0861 Dr. Johnston is the author of Eating in the Light of the Moon, is a licensed psychologist, certified eating disorder specialist, speaker and consultant.  With over 30 years of clinical experience, she is a leader in the field of eating disorder treatment.  She is the Director and Founder of Ai Pono Eating Disorder Program and Ai Pono Residential Program in Maui.  She is the co-creator of Light of the Moon Café, an interactive e-course and online support circle for women with eating disorders.  You can find Dr. Johnston at www.DrAnitaJohnston.com or at her Light of the Moon Café at www.LightoftheMoonCafe.com
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