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Ep 40: “My eating disorder made me a different person”. Rannveig Sigurðardóttir’s recovery journey

In this episode I am joined by Rannveig Sigurðardóttir a lawyer, author and mother from Iceland who has recovered from an eating disorder and wants to share her story to reduce the shame. JUST EAT NORMALLY PODCAST EPISODE 40 We discuss: – Using food for comfort – The fear of gaining weight – How eating […]

In this episode I am joined by Rannveig Sigurðardóttir a lawyer, author and mother from Iceland who has recovered from an eating disorder and wants to share her story to reduce the shame. JUST EAT NORMALLY PODCAST EPISODE 40 We discuss: – Using food for comfort – The fear of gaining weight – How eating […]

Not a clickbait title. I actually do! JUST EAT NORMALLY PODCAST EPISODE 39 This means that I now have a reduced capacity for seeing 1-1 clients and will be posting on social media/podcast as and when rather than regularly. Please email me (rachel@rachelevansphd.co.uk) if you’d like to enquire about working together and follow me on […]

Questions answered in this interview with Voice magazine online – How easy is it for people to access services to help recover from an eating disorder?  – What motivated you to become a psychologist? Was it your own experience with eating disorders or was this career path something you always wanted to do? – How […]

When you’re not feeling comfortable in your body it can overshadow the enjoyment of your whole holiday. I spoke to Ashley Broadwater for her article in Huffington Post about how to avoid and handle body image issues when you’re on vacation. Read the full post here: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/body-image-vacation-advice_l_625c8875e4b0723f801a1ec6 Here are more of my thoughts on how […]

Thanks to Ruth Micallef for including me in this article. I love Ruth’s analogy of “Binge Eating Disorder as an unhelpful superhero, who we manifest within ourselves when we have no idea how else to cope. It swoops in when times get tough or traumas are triggered, helping us “self-soothe” and “detach” with food and […]

 The Food Body Self™ Summit is 14 day interview series to improve your relationships with food, exercise, your body, and self, starting on 25th April 2022. Through 25 conversations with doctors, coaches, dietitians, and therapists, explore:  💛 Healing from disordered eating behaviours 💛 Unpacking diet culture 💛 How to improve your body image 💛 Cultivating self-care, […]

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Ep 38: Understanding an eating disorder and recovery tools with Rachelle Heinemann

In this episode I am joined by Rachelle Heinemann a licensed mental health counsellor based in NYC and Brooklyn. She specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and emotional eating as well as exercise addiction and body image struggles. She also works extensively with those challenged by depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties and career stress. In […]

In this episode I am joined by Rachelle Heinemann a licensed mental health counsellor based in NYC and Brooklyn. She specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and emotional eating as well as exercise addiction and body image struggles. She also works extensively with those challenged by depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties and career stress. In […]

It has been estimated that on average, 149 weeks pass before those experiencing eating disorder symptoms seek help. That’s almost three years, 37 months or 1,043 days! Early intervention and treatment is often associated with better recovery outcomes, so why do people delay seeking help? In this guest post for Be Well Collective I explore […]

In episode 37 of the Just Eat Normally Podcast, I speak to Victoria Yates, a registered nurse, an intuitive eating counsellor and body image coach living in South Carolina. She helps women make peace with food and find freedom and confidence so that they can put their minds on what really matters to them instead […]

For Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2022, eating disorder charity BEAT are campaigning to ensure that there is correct and adequate training on eating disorders available to health professionals and for all UK medical schools to introduce proper training. It is estimated that 1.25 million people in the UK have an eating disorder, with many more cases […]

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Join psychologist Dr Rachel Evans (PhD) as she talks to fellow experts in eating disorder recovery and ED survivors with inspiring stories. This podcast is intended to help those recovering to shift their mindset, develop new skills and find their own version of normal eating.

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Ep 35: CREATING A MEAINGFUL LIKE AFTER AN EATING DISORDER WITH ALLI SPOTTS-DE LAZZER

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