‘Fat-hating culture’: Overweight people told to take advice from anorexics

“Fat people have eating disorders too,” said psychologist Alexis Conason. Overweight people with eating disorders, however, tend to be under-diagnosed and are often “actually encouraged by medical professionals, who congratulated these patients for losing weight.”

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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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