Eating Disorders, Body Image, Weight Issues with Dr. Sari Fine Shepphird, Psychologist and Eating Disorders Specialist

May 17, 2011

Body Image

On “Feel and Look Fabulous” Holistic Health Talk and Tips for  Women Radio Show: Dr. Sari Fine Shepphird, psychologist and eating disorders specialist joined radio show and podcast host Irina Wardas

Women’s Podcasts and Radio Show Topic for Discussion: Body Image, Self Esteem Help, Eating Disorders, Weight Issues

Dr. Sari Fine ShepphirdBody Image And Self Esteeem Help is a clinical psychologist, eating disorders specialist, and author of the book 100 Questions and Answers about Anorexia Nervosa (Jones & Bartlett). In addition to maintaining an outpatient private practice, she provides consultation about eating disorders to the media as well as to other treatment providers.

More than 10 million women and 1 million men in the United States suffer from the eating disorders anorexia and bulimia, and millions more struggle with binge eating disorder. These illnesses are often misunderstood, and underestimated in terms of their impact on lives, on health, and on families.

Suggested Podcast Interview Questions:

What are eating disorders? What is anorexia nervosa?

What are the warning signs that someone may be developing an eating disorder?

For parents, what are the warning signs that your child may be developing an eating disorder like anorexia?

Is there a group most vulnerable or at risk to develop this disease?

What are some of the biggest misconceptions about eating disorders?

What affect does this disease have on relationships…like family and friends?

What if you suspect your child is developing anorexia. Where do you begin to seek assistance?

What does treatment involve?

Is it possible to live a healthy life even if you have been diagnosed?

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

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