Shining the Light on Disordered Eating with Dr. David Wiss

If you've followed me for a while, you know that disordered eating is an issue that I have struggled with and an issue that I have also helped multiple clients work through. For this episode, I welcome Dr. David Wiss, an expert on nutrition and healthy food relationships. It was a pleasure speaking with him and I'm thrilled to share our conversation with you.

What you'll hear:

  • What got Dr. Wiss into the nutrition field (1:50)
  • The link between gut health, nutrition, and addiction (2:49)
  • Food addiction, nutrition, and mental health (5:30)
  • Food addiction as a neurobiological disorder (9:25)
  • Body positivity, stigma, and recovery (14:29)
  • Behavior change and sustainability in mental health counseling (20:10)
  • The spectrum of clients he's seeing in regards to disordered eating (25:22)
  • Treatment for eating disorders and rebuilding nutrition and the relationship with food (27:34)
  • Complexity of food choices (34:34)
  • Gender differences and eating disorders (38:52)
  • The need for more individualized care when it comes to eating disorders (45:51)
  • The importance of reflection and personal growth when healing from disordered eating (54:06)

Where to find out more about Dr. David Wiss and his work:

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Written By

Robert Sikes


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