Dec 14, 2020
Anti-diet therapist Haley Jones joins us to discuss how their queer and trans identities affected their relationship with food and body, how autism gave them a different perspective on authority and hierarchical relationships, how fatphobia shows up in training programs for counselors and therapists, being “in recovery” vs. being “recovered,” and so much more. Plus, in “Ask Food Psych,” Christy discusses the state of the science on COVID-19 and weight.
Haley Jones, MS, LPC-intern is a therapist and Certified Body Trust Provider in Portland, Oregon serving queer and trans folx dealing with eating disorders. They work from from an anti-racist, anti-colonial, sex-positive, pro-disability justice, kink positive, fat positive, polyam-friendly, trauma-informed, Health at Every Size®, and strengths-based foundation. As a white, queer, trans & non-binary, neurodivergent, disabled, documented, currently in a smaller body, low-income, first-generation college student & service provider, Haley holds both privileged and oppressed identities. Find them online at TheQueerCounselor.com.
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