49 minutes | Jul 1st 2019

Recovery for All Bodies with Chevese Turner | Episode 54

Author and Advocate, Chevese Turner, joins the podcast to discuss recovery for all bodies, emphasizing how individuals in higher weight bodies experience eating disorders, treatment and recovery differently. Chevese talks about: - Her background and her current role as Chief Policy and Strategy Officer at NEDA - Her own recovery story and the influence of fatphobia - Things people misunderstand about EDs in people in higher weight bodies - What needs to change in the eating disorder field -How people can get involved in advocacy 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.careor (866) 771-0861 Chevese Turner Chief Policy & Strategy Officer National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Chevese Turner is the founder and former CEO of the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) which recently merged with the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). As part of NEDA’s leadership team, she develops the organization's key policy initiatives directs its partnerships and communications and play a key role in strategic goals and alignment. Turner has extensive experience in the eating disorders community as an advocate for those with binge eating disorder (BED) and the issues around higher weight eating disorders. Turner is passionate about changing the conversation around weight and body size. She is dedicated to moving beyond the current dominant weight- focused paradigm to one that is weight inclusive and promotes well-being free from weight stigma and body discrimination. She carries these messages to audiences around the US and abroad in schools, healthcare settings, trade organizations, associations, professional conferences, corporations, and governmental agencies. Turner is also the co-author of the recently published book: Binge Eating Disorder: The Journey to Recovery & Beyond and contributes regularly to podcasts and the media. Turner attended Temple University in Philadelphia where she received a BA in Political Science. Her professional background includes public policy and government relations, non-profit management, programming, strategy, communications, and marketing. Chevese’s book on Binge Eating Disorder Recovery https://www.amazon.com/Binge-Eating-Disorder-Journey-Recovery/dp/1138236934/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=binge+eating+recovery&qid=1561394170&s=gateway&sr=8-3
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