The Eating Disorder Trap Podcast: #51: Food, Body, and Love with Kari Anderson
Having personally struggled with binge eating and weight stigma, Kari’s professional career is driven by a personal passion. She has a therapeutic presence that creates a safe, non-judgmental, and healing environment making her, as patients often state, “someone who gets it.” Prior to starting her private practice, Kari positioned herself as a respected clinician and leader in the field of eating disorders. Over the course of 30 years, Kari has developed several treatment models and helped thousands of patients and their families for programs such as Green Mountain at Fox Run and Remuda Ranch.
Kari is the co-creator of the Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating for Binge Eating Program, Kari also co-authored the acclaimed book, Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Binge Eating: A Mindful Eating Program for Healing Your Relationship with Food and Your Body. Her newest book, Food, Body and Love, but the greatest of these is love, is to be released early 2021.
Kari serves on the certification committee for the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, supporting supervisors for the Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) designation. Kari is a speaker and blogger on
disordered eating, behavior change strategy and weight neutrality.
We discuss topics including:
- Polyvagal syndrome
- The connection and metaphor love and safety
- How love is the opposite of fear
- Understanding an embodied approach
- Lead with being your authentic self