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Dr. Conason is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in the Midtown East neighborhood of New York City. She specializes in the treatment of overeating, body image, and sexual functioning. In addition to her clinical practice, she is also a researcher, author, and speaker. Read more about Dr. Conason…

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Dr. Conason provides individual psychotherapy, couples therapy, and group therapy for people struggling with a variety of psychological issues. She also provides supervision and consultation services for other professionals and is available for speaking and media engagements. Read here for more information about services offered…

The Mindful Eating (ME) Revolution

Have you failed your diet? Or has your diet failed you? Mindful Eating is an alternative to dieting designed to help you develop a more peaceful relationship with food and your body. Join the rapidly growing movement to end shame, guilt, and poor self-esteem related to the failures of dieting. Read more about The ME Revolution…

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Strong is the New Skinny

Has fitness become the new face of eating disorders? I was at the gym the other week when I noticed one of the trainers wearing a shirt stating, “Strong is the New Skinny.” The trainer seemed to wear the shirt as a message of empowerment, but I read it with fear. Has strong become the …

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Eating Disorders in Boys and Young Men: The Importance of Muscularity

It is widely believed that eating disorders primarily affect young women. Most research in eating disorders is conducted with female participants and most interventions are developed with women in mind. Even most professionals who specialize in the treatment of eating disorders are women. Women are far more likely to be diagnosed with anorexia nervosa or …

The Body Image Revolution: Our Interview with Stella Boonshoft

Two years ago, Stella Boonshoft posted a photograph online that started a national conversation about body image. In the third installment of our Fat Shame series, Kim Buesser sat down with Stella to see what she’s been up to since a picture in her underwear made her an overnight celebrity. Read on for Stella’s thoughts …

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So many articles about what not to eat this holiday season! How about mindfully eating what you want and enjoying your food? #MindfulEating

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