Dr. Alexis Conason

Dr. Alexis Conason

Dr. Alexis Conason is a licensed psychologist in private practice in New York City. Her office is conveniently located on the border between the Upper East Side and Midtown East neighborhoods of Manhattan. She specializes in the treatment of overeating disorders, body image, and psychological issues related to bariatric surgery. She also treats people struggling with sexual functioning, depression, anxiety, adjustment problems, relationship issues, and other psychological issues. Please contact her to see if she can help you.

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‘Fat talk’ is stopping kids from being able to eat mindfully

According to clinical psychologist Alexis Conason, ‘this study adds to a growing body of research supporting the harmful effects of negative body talk in the family environment, and shows us that even indirect negative body talk (i.e., conversations between parents not directed at the child) can lead to less mindful eating, more disordered eating, less body appreciation, […]

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8 Signs Of A High-Functioning Eating Disorder

Ultimately, you can’t tell if someone has an eating disorder solely by looking at what they look like. Just because someone is thin or heavy doesn’t mean that they do or don’t have an eating disorder or otherwise deal with disordered eating, Dr. Alexis Conason, PsyD, a licensed clinical psychologist and eating disorder expert, tells Romper. […]

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Love Your Body Tribe Interview with Holly Toronto

I’m thrilled to bring you my interview with Holly Toronto, a body-image coach that I recently got to know through the anti-diet community! We talked about so much, including: Why I began to study sexuality in relation to body image The importance of finding weight-inclusive, Health at Every Size clinicians for treatment How I came […]

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Getting Beach Body Ready

As the temperatures start to rise, the amount of clothes everyone can stand to wear in the heat drops. With beaches, bikinis, and skimpy sundresses on the brain, some of us might start to feel some body-image panic. So what do we do when summer’s here, but we don’t feel “beach ready” yet? How can […]

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What She’s Actually Thinking About During Sex.

When we are busy worrying about how to position the sheets in a way that will flatter our belly or hide our thighs, we aren’t attuned to the pleasurable physical sensations of our partner’s touch, and this can interfere with our ability to derive satisfaction from the sexual experience,” says Alexis Conason, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist. […]

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