Rank #1: Episode 101: Dr. Holly Peek: Atypical Anorexia
Today, Kathy welcomes Holly Peek, MD, MPH, and they talk about atypical anorexia. Atypical anorexia is a diagnosis that is very prevalent, yet many people aren’t aware if it or of its severe consequences. Kathy and Dr. Peek give you a lot to think about in this episode.
Rank #2: Episode 126: Jane Shure: Shame and Compassion in Eating Disorders
Today, Kathy is joined by Dr. Jane Shure and they have a conversation about the role of shame in eating disorders. They take a deep dive into shame and then explore compassion, which Dr. Shure identifies as the antidote to shame.
Rank #3: Episode 103: Mike Gurr: Relapse Prevention Part 1
Today, Kathy welcomes Mike Gurr, MS, MA, LPC, CDWF, and their topic is relapse prevention in eating disorders. They discuss the differences between a slip and a relapse, as well as a myriad of other issues surrounding relapse prevention. Because this topic is so wide-ranging, this episode is part one of a two-part interview.
Rank #4: Episode 80: Karen Koenig: Becoming a "Normal" Eater in the Recovery Process
Today, Kathy is joined by Karen Koenig and their topic is becoming a “normal” eater in the recovery process. They discuss some of the essentials of becoming a “normal” eater while recovering from an eating disorder as well as a handful of other important topics around eating.
Rank #5: Episode 99: Walter Kaye, Guido Frank, Heather Hower: The Role of Anxiety on Eating Disorders
Today, Kathy is joined by Dr. Walter Kaye, Dr. Guido Frank, and Heather Hower, MSW, LICSW, QCSW, ACSW. This is the first of a two-part episode where we learn about the role of anxiety on eating disorders.
Rank #6: Episode 130: Dr. Tim Brewerton: Trauma and Eating Disorders
Today, Kathy welcomes back Dr. Tim Brewerton and they have a conversation about developments in the treatment of trauma and eating disorders. Dr. Brewerton discusses the 3 E’s of trauma – event, experiences, effects, and so much more.
Rank #7: Episode 116: Jessica Gillespie: Eating Disorders and the Depth of Disconnections
Today, Kathy welcomes Jessica Gillespie, MA, LMFT, and their topic is eating disorders and the depth of disconnections. Eating disorders create disconnections from the body, oneself, and others, and thrive in isolation. We are happy to have Jessica on to discuss this important topic.
Rank #8: Episode 70: Eating Disorders and Neuroscience
Today, we have a special 2-part episode as Kathy is joined Dr. Michael Levine, Dr. Laura Hill, and Dr. Janet Treasure as they discuss eating disorders and neuroscience. Be sure to listen to this week’s episode and next week’s episode to hear everything these esteemed guests share.
Rank #9: Episode 87: Dr. Nicole Siegfried: Body Image and Severe Eating Disorders
Today, Kathy is joined by Dr. Nicole Siegfried and their topic is body image and severe eating disorders. Dr. Siegfried defines severe eating disorders and discusses their intersection with body image.
Rank #10: Episode 107: Dr. Anna Tanner: Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Today, Kathy is joined by Dr. Anna Tanner, and their topic is eating disorders in children and adolescents. This is such an important topic because younger and younger children are presenting with eating disorders, and this episode is rich in detailing the seriousness of these illnesses and how to treat eating disorders in children and adolescents.
Rank #11: Episode 72: Dr. Anita Johnston: There's Meaning in the Struggle
Today, Kathy is joined by Dr. Anita Johnston and their topic is “there’s meaning in the struggle.” Anita uses this phrase because in her experience when you can understand the meaning, “hope walks into the room.”
Rank #12: Episode 86: Carolyn Hodges Chaffee: Metabolic Testing and Body Composition Analysis
Today, Kathy is joined by Carolyn Hodges Chaffee, MSRDN, CEDRD, and their topic is metabolic testing and body composition analysis. Carolyn gets technical in this episode but ties everything together nicely for the clinician and layperson alike.
Rank #13: Episode 132: Dr. Joel Yager: Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa
Today, Kathy welcomes Joel Yager, MD, and their topic is setting treatment goals for those with severe and enduring anorexia nervosa (SEAN). Dr. Yager describes SEAN as a chronic illness and believes hope and recovery are possible while giving someone the best quality of life in a realistic way.