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Session 204: Some Thoughts On Body Image

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.

Our relationships to our bodies can often be complicated. Messages we get from society, family, and the media often leave us frustrated with our bodies and can lead to unrealistic expectations. To help us get a little clarity in this area, today we’re joined by Paula Edwards-Gayfield, MA, LPCS, LPC, NCC, CEDS-S. Paula and I chatted about how our perceptions of our bodies are formed, how those perceptions have been shaped during the pandemic, what it looks like to have a more connected relationship to our bodies, developing healthy ideas about nutrition, and she shares some of her favorite resources.

Resources

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National Eating Disorders Association

Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

Culina Health

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