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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…

The Anti-Diet

Is Fat the New F-Word?

Speaking the unspeakable about our bodies. I recently received a concerned call from a colleague: “Some people were offended by your most recent email,” she delicately told me, referring to an email that I had posted to a listserv that I participate in. Yikes, I thought to myself, urgently checking through my sent mail to …

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Fat Shame

Lose 1-2 pounds per day! Burn fat fast! Unwanted love handles? Cleanse them away! We are constantly bombarded with media telling us that we must rid ourselves of fat. We can burn it off, shake it off, starve it off—if only we have the proper willpower and motivation. In our culture, fat has become synonymous …

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Fat Shame: Interview with Dr. Amy Farrell

In the first post of our Fat Shame series, Kim Buesser talks with Dr. Amy Farrell, a professor of American Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania and author of Fat Shame, a book which demystifies fat stigma in America by following its history across the globe. Below is a transcript of Kim’s conversation with …

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