Jan 11, 2021
Social worker and anti-diet activist Ashley Seruya joins us for a second FAQ episode, where she and Christy respond to more questions about Health At Every Size®, including what to do if you feel uncomfortable in your body at a higher weight, how to handle chronic illness, why food-intolerance diagnoses are often problematic, the effect of health behaviors versus social determinants of health, what to make of weight-loss “success” stories, the importance of rest, and so much more. This episode originally aired on Feb. 3, 2020.
Ashley M. Seruya is a psychotherapist specializing in trauma-informed care, weight-stigma, and eating disorder recovery. Her clinical approach centers the Health at Every Size (H.A.E.S.) paradigm, and encourages exploration of the impact of cultural and individual trauma on our self-perception. Her practice is guided by compassion, validation, and reducing toxic shame. She enjoys working within various clinical frameworks and believes that lived experience and the patient should guide all therapeutic work. Her work can be found on her website at ashleymseruya.com and on Instagram at @fatpositivetherapy. Digital prints available for purchase at ashleymseruya.com/shop. Join her Patreon to get access to monthly downloads, peer support groups, and more!
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