In episode 93 I interviewed Kimberley Quinlan. Kimberley is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who treats people with OCD and related disorders, Eating Disorders and Body Focused Repetitive Disorders. She runs her own podcast called Your Anxiety Toolkit. Kimberley also trained at the OCD centre of Los Angeles, and later became the clinical director.
In this episode I chat with Kimberley about eating disorders and OCD. We discuss what is an eating disorder, treatments for eating disorders, learning to observe thoughts, applying radical acceptance, ARFID and orthorexia, fear of foods, creating a healthy relationship with food, compassion, finding a support team, and the body positivity movement. Enjoy!
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What is an eating disorder? (2:05)
Treatments for eating disorders (7:50)
Learning to observe faulty thinking (11:00)
How to apply radical acceptance to OCD and an eating disorder (12:55)
Treating ARFID and Othorexia (15:35)
Dealing with the fear of certain foods (19:00)
Developing a healthy relationship with food in recovery (26:30)
Treating ARFID (37:40)
Becoming more self-compassionate (40:15)
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