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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
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Pickles and Ice Cream! Food Cravings in Pregnancy

Food cravings are common, especially for women during pregnancy. It is estimated that 50-90% of women in the U.S. experience cravings for specific foods during pregnancy. In the U.S., chocolate is the most commonly craved food and women are twice as likely to crave chocolate as men. Despite the ubiquity of food cravings during pregnancy, …

100% Consumer

How the diet industry looks at you. We may define ourselves by our profession: teacher, banker, physician, filmmaker, chef, nutritionist, psychologist, mother, or father. We may define ourselves by the things we love to do: cyclist, yogi, dancer, friend, pet enthusiast, or singer. But regardless of how we see ourselves, industry has a singular definition …

Interview with Shayne Figueroa

In the second post of our Fat Shame series, Kim Buesser talks with doctoral food studies student Shayne Figueroa, who is fascinated by the post-war era in the US and its affects on American culture. Below is a transcript of Kim’s interview with Shayne Figueroa. Interested in reading more about Shayne, food culture in the …

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An interesting article about the Calvin Klien controversy stemming from their use of a size 10 model in their new... http://t.co/bnH18m1I1w

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