Deconstructing the Stigma Around Bigger Bodies and Eating Disorders

The media’s portrayal of eating disorders is riddled with stereotypes. These exclusionary understandings fuel the illusion that people experiencing eating disorders look only one way, obscuring the reality that people of all genders, races, incomes, body sizes, sexual orientations, and abilities struggle with food and body disturbances. Receiving an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment can…

Self-Compassion, Not Self-Esteem: Exploring this key component to better body image

Social comparison, including body comparison, is rampant in our culture today. Body image disturbances are prevalent across the spectrums of age, ability, sexual and gender identity, racial and ethnic groups, and socioeconomic status.  You’re not alone if you feel that your pursuit to “fix” your perceived flaws feels like you’re on a hamster wheel, endlessly…

Member Spotlight: Lauren Anton, MS, RD, CEDRD-S, CPT

This week we are getting to know a little more about Lauren Anton –  a dietitian, iaedp approved eating disorder specialist and supervisor as well as certified personal trainer in private practice in Los Angeles. Lauren’s background and experience have provided her expertise in sports nutrition and eating disorders. She has worked at most levels…

Member Spotlight: Crystal Savoy, MS, RD, LDN

We are so thankful to have members who are so deeply passionate about helping people heal from disordered eating. This week’s spotlight is on one of these amazing professionals. She is Crystal Savoy,  an enthusiastic, non-diet dietitian who offers virtual sessions as well as serves local clients in Somerville, MA. As an associate at Real…

Member Spotlight: Hannah Turnbull, RDN

We are so pleased to introduce you another EDRDpro Member. This person is an incredible dietitian who has a bug for the entrepreneurial life. Hannah Turnbull, RDN is the owner of  Nourished With Hannah,  a blossoming private practice located in Denver, Colorado. Hannah supports clients in her practice who have eating disorders or struggle with…

Member Spotlight: Nina Mills, APD

We are thrilled to have a group that allows for connection and collaboration with professionals around the world! Introducing you today to Nina Mills, APD located in Melbourne, Australia. She is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and also a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor.  You can connect with Nina on Instagram @feelgoodeating, Facebook and Twitter @feelgoodeats – or…