Dr. Conason Psy.D.

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Has Losing Weight Left You Feeling Exposed?

“Some people lose dramatic amounts of weight and it really is life-changing … in a positive way,” says Alexis Conason, a psychologist in private practice in New York City who specializes in the treatment of body image issues and eating disorders. Read Article Here

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11 Habits Of Mindful People That Everyone Should Consider Trying

“Being present with your meal helps us enjoy our eating experiences and listen to our body’s internal signals that guide our eating,” says Alexis Conason, Psy.D. over email. Mindful eating — which includes savoring your food with all your senses, pausing between bites, and avoiding distractions — has been shown to help people have better eating habits and have

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Why Waist Training Is a Total Waste

The most serious repercussion of this fad might not be physical but mental, suggests Alexis Conason, Psy.D., a New York City–based psychologist specializing in body image. Read Article Here

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Cosmopolitan|Cosmopolitan Feb 2016

He’s Losing Weight. I Can’t Stand It.

“When one partner asks the other to play a major role in weight loss, the dynamic can get tricky,” confirms Alexis Conason… http://www.pauladerrow.com/COS020116BodLosingWeight_lo%20[Read-Only].pdf From print issue of Cosmopolitan magazine February 2016

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Personalized Algorithmic Diets: Promising or Impractical?

Licensed psychologist Alexis Conason, whose New York City practice focuses on issues such as overeating disorders and weight-loss surgery, maintains that there’s no need for personalized algorithmic diets. Rather, she suggests that we count on the personalized diets already available to all of us — our “appetitive systems,” which signal when we’re hungry, what we

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You Wouldn’t Believe the Lengths Some Men Go to Enlarge Their Penises

As New York-based psychologist Alexis Conason reminds us, “We can have a healthy sex life with penises of diverse sizes,” adding, “It’s not one size fits all.” That said, it’s likely that any obsession with size doesn’t just begin and end with the penis. Psychologist Conasan says, “We tend to buy into this idea that

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Why Body Hashtagging Has Got to Stop Now

…And it’s complicated because sometimes tags that seem benign or even positive, such as #Health or #Fitspo, are attached to photos that actually depict or describe unhealthy practices. “People will throw those tags on to make it seem like a behavior is normal or innocuous,” Alexis Conason, Psy.D, tells Yahoo Beauty.“But they can be trying

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