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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 My Doctor Fat Phobic?

Just like the rest of Americans, healthcare providers carry weight biases. That means that your physician, nurse, dietician, psychologist, and fitness professional may hold discriminatory attitudes about fat people. Studies consistently document weight bias in healthcare providers, including the tendency to view obese* patients as lazy, lacking in self-control, undisciplined, and noncompliant with treatment. Furthermore, …

Is Your Self Worth Up for Sale?

Over the past few months, we have been interviewing experts on the topics of fat shame and body acceptance. Throughout these interviews there has been another topic that has come up again and again. That topic is industry–the food and diet industries to be exact. In our interview with fat shame expert Amy Farrell, she …

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