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Episode 34 with Khalida Sethi & Sonalee Rashatwar: Radical Therapy

The Melanated Social Work Podcast

In this episode, the folks of Melanated Social Work have the honor of connecting with Khalida Sethi and Sonalee Rashatwar of the Radical Therapy Center in Philadelphia, PA. Hear about their journey in the field, how the Radical Therapy Center was founded, and explore what is politicized therapy.

1hr 19mins

15 Mar 2021

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The F*ck It Diet (feat. Sonalee Rashatwar) | South Asians, Fatphobia, Body Acceptance, and Sex

The Woke Desi

Sonalee Rashatwar - also known as The Fat Sex Therapist - speaks with TWD about fatphobia, sexual pleasure and how it does not need to be penetrative to be intimate, and Health At Every Size. Full of controversial opinions and urging listeners to examine science closely, Sonalee has insights worth listening to about diet culture, South Asians, children's consent before dieting, and shame.


11 Aug 2020

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205: Bodies, Sexuality, and Self with Sonalee Rashatwar

Real Health Radio

The post 205: Bodies, Sexuality, and Self with Sonalee Rashatwar appeared first on Seven Health: Intuitive Eating and Anti Diet Nutritionist.


16 Jul 2020

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Getting Off with Sonalee Rashatwar

She's All Fat: A Fat Positive Podcast

In this episode, we’re talking about sex and intimacy in quarantine with Sonalee Rashatwar AKA the Fat Sex Therapist!Click here for the full shownotes & transcript for this episode! CALL TO ACTION: Support Black Sex WorkersFrom The Black Sex Worker Collective, “Demand economic justice for all our workers and artists who are being left out of financial support conversations by local government. You can do that by helping The Black Sex Worker Collective raise money and awareness to directly support impacted communities, which is all too often Black and POC members of society.” Read more about the bswc’s work here / Buy Tickets to “Who’s Allowed to Make Money - Workers in Solidarity.” / Donate to the event's GoFundMe / Follow, share, and uplift the bswc on social media! Editing, Sound Design by: Laila Oweda See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


25 Jun 2020

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Therapist Sonalee Rashatwar - Social work, casteism and gender identity

Who Hurt You?

Sofie talks to Sonalee Rashatwar about social work, crying, fear, talking to inner children, creativity, the caste system, purity cultures, foggy memories, bisexuality, navigating therapy, gender identity, and being The Fat Sex Therapist on Instagram Trigger warning – coronavirus, sex, sexual trauma, fat trauma, fatphobia, sexuality, body image, online abuse, anxiety, food precarity, dieting, eating disorders, emotional abuse, financial abuse, casteism, violence, lynching, religion, food, slut shaming, gendered racism, homophobia, biphobia, interpartner violence, therapy, sexual assault, damaging power dynamics, childhood sexual abuse, transphobia Artwork by Justine McNicholJingle by Harriet BraineProduced by Dave PickeringMade of Human Podcast online:Twitter: @podmohFacebook: facebook.com/madeofhumanpodcastWeb: madeofhumanpodcast.comPatreon: patreon.com/mohpodSofie Hagen online:Twitter: @SofieHagenFacebook: facebook.com/sofiehagen.komikerWeb: sofiehagen.comInstagram: @sofiehagendk See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/sofiehagen)

1hr 15mins

27 May 2020

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Identity & Body Autonomy with Sonalee Rashatwar (AKA The Fat Sex Therapist)

The F*ck It Podcast

Today I'm bringing you a long and wonderful conversation with Sonalee Rashatwar, aka The Fat Sex Therapist on instagram. She talks about the experiences that led her to do the work she does, and have the perspective she has around body autonomy and gender identity. We talk about PCOS, being put on diets when we were young, and way more!Show Notes:0:00 Hello AGAIN for god's sake2:29: My convo with Sonalee (find her on instagram here!)58:22 Let's talk about my oily hair!Also, The Fuck It Diet Book Club, my group coaching program, is enrolling now through May 6th, 2020!Watch my Free Workshop on The 5 Tools for people who've read the book!

1hr 13mins

27 Apr 2020

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Sonalee Rashatwar aka @thefatsextherapist on Cantaloupes, Casteism, and Body Image


Meet Sonalee Rashatwar (she/they), known as @thefatsextherapist on Instagram! They're an award-winning superfat queer bisexual non-binary clinical social worker, sex therapist, adjunct lecturer, and grassroots organizer based in Philadelphia. This episode was recorded toward the end of March, just as many shelter-in-place orders were taking effect. First of all, we talk cantaloupes! Our melon chat frames a very serious dialogue about Sonalee's challenges within the social work field and creating an activist community. We also discuss Hindu casteism and how it relates to body image and body purity. The common thread in our discussion is navigating family dynamics and relationships, especially when family members support Hindutva/Hindu nationalism. Sonalee also sheds light about what it means to work as a sex therapist.Find Sonalee on Instagram @thefatsextherapist and at www.sonaleer.com.And here are some links I promised to share!Unmasking Modi - The New RepublicRead what Ambedkar wrote on why Brahmins started worshipping the cow and gave up eating beefEast Coast Solidarity SummerThe zine Sonalee mentioned: Guilty Pleasures in the Age of the Problematic FaveCover Art by Tiffany Wong: www.tiffanywongvisualart.comMusic by Shin Kawasaki "Find Another Way" - Get his newest EP! Search for Shinkawasaki (one word) on Spotify and all other music streaming platforms.Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/migrasians)


23 Apr 2020

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Fatphobia: Facing the Impact of Society's Narcissistic Views on Body Image, Featuring Sonalee Rashatwar, LCSW, MEd.

A Date With Darkness Podcast

A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma.  *Please note: Information provided on this episode are educational information and suggestions. They may not be suitable for everyone, and the information provided should not be substituted for treatment with a licensed mental health practitioner. Joining us on the couch today, is Sonalee Rashatwar, LCSW, MEd who is also known as the ever popular Fat Sex Therapist on Instagram. Sonalee and I discuss how society's narcissistic views on body image developed and how it has an impact on what we view as healthy, how we feel about ourselves, and how this shows up in our bedroom. Sonalee also shared her battle with loving the skin that she's in and the impact that this has had on her life.  Website for Sonalee Rashatwar, LCSW, MEd. IG: @sonaleer Email questions/comments/suggestions to Dr. Jones at adatewithdarkness@gmail.com Visit the website for more information: https://www.adatewithdarkness.com Let's keep the conversation going via social media: Instagram: A Date With Darkness Twitter: @Adatewdarkness Facebook: A Date With Darkness To connect with others who are seeking support from hurtful and abusive relationships please join the Facebook group: A Date With Darkness group


15 Jan 2020

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Episode 18: Talking Food, Sex and Bodies with Sonalee Rashatwar

Nourished Circle

Sonalee Rashatwar (she/they) LCSW MEd is an award-winning clinical social worker, sex therapist, adjunct lecturer, and grassroots organizer. Based in Philly (licensed in NJ and PA), she is a superfat queer bisexual non-binary therapist and co-owner of Radical Therapy Center, specialized in treating sexual trauma, body image issues, racial or immigrant identity issues, and South Asian family systems, while offering fat and body positive sexual healthcare. Find Sonalee at instagram @thefatsextherapist (type out the whole name) website:personal- www.sonaleer.com business-www.radicaltherapycenter.com Find Lori at unapologeticallymerd.com Find Kori at mindfuleatingwithkori.com


4 Jan 2020

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Sonalee Rashatwar

Matter of Fat Podcast

It’s season 2 episode 12 of Matter of Fat: a body positive podcast with Midwest sensibilities! Co-hosts Cat Polivoda and Saraya Boghani highlight community voices with a focus on body size, body positivity, & fat liberation.This episode is sponsored by Superfit Hero. This woman-owned brand is on a mission to make fitness more inclusive with premium activewear in sizes XS-5XL. Cat and Saraya review their superfits in the Fat Dish! Listeners can use code FAT to save 15% off Superfit Hero’s leggings (with pockets!), shorts, and sports bras. Visit superfithero.com to see their full selection and use our code FAT. First, the Fat Dish! Cat and Saraya remind us about the upcoming fat burlesque show - Take it Off: A Fat Burlesque Revue. The two are excited to share more about the season finale celebration and review superfits from Superfit Hero. Personal dish includes Saraya’s jet setting to NYC, seeing Lindy West IRL, Cat attending PItchfest, and delighting in the TPT Original about Cat and Cake and MoF. This episode’s interview features Sonalee Rashatwar, @thefatsextherapist on social media. Sonalee (she/they) is Philly-based “award-winning clinical social worker, sex therapist, adjunct lecturere, and grassroots organizer” who presented a workshop with Cake this year in the Twin Cities. The Dirt and Discourse reviews the recent Twin Cities Film Festival showing of the documentary A Perfect 14. Cat recounts her takes on the bopo film which covers the state of the plus-size modeling industry. Thanks for listening and reading! Make sure to rate and review to help MoF engage with the algorithm and engage with the MoF hosts further through the Friends and Fans Facebook group. Thanks to KFAI!Find us!Website: www.kfai.org/matteroffatFB: www.facebook.com/matteroffatpod/Instagram: www.instagram.com/matteroffatpod/Twitter: twitter.com/matteroffatpodEmail: matteroffatpod@gmail.com FB Fans and Friends Group: www.facebook.com/groups/625543661184306/Sponsor: Superfit Herowww.SuperfitHero.com Use code FAT to save 15%! Fat DishTake it Off: Fat Burlesque Revue - Nov 23: https://www.cakeplussize.com/events/2019/11/23/take-it-off-fat-burlesque-revueSeason 2 Finale Celebration - Dec 1: https://www.facebook.com/events/509093536613623/Super Coat Fund: https://www.instagram.com/p/B4QnmvblzRG/ or https://bit.ly/2Op6Z4T Lindy West’s The Witches are Coming: http://www.lindywest.net/the-witches-are-coming-1Women for Political Change: https://www.womenforpoliticalchange.org/Cat’s TPT Original: https://www.tptoriginals.org/one-local-fashionista-wants-you-to-know-fat-is-not-a-bad-word/Sonalee Rashatwar (she/they)Sonalee’s Personal Website: SonaleeR.comSonalee’s Business Website: RadicalTherapyCenter.com@TheFatSexTherapist: https://www.instagram.com/thefatsextherapist/Dirt + DiscourseA Perfect 14: http://www.aperfect14.com/

1hr 11mins

20 Nov 2019