#003: How Does Social Media Influence our Body Image and Perceived Self Worth? with Clare @recoverybrainfood
Body Trauma: A Storytelling Podcast
by Nia Patterson
2y ago
Clare, an instagram figure who posts @recoverybrainfood, joins Nia Patterson this week on the third episode of the podcast to talk about her body trauma and eating disorder recovery. We talk about damaging parenting, major weight loss from an eating disorder, and then branch off into talking about our social media accounts and how we manage them. This episode is filled with laughs and sarcasm and also serious moments and revelations. Join us as we talk about how social media can help us in recovery but also mess with our own body image and perceived self worth. Clare is a startup brand markete ..read more
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#012: The Trauma of Chronic Illness and How Does Privilege Help Us Move Through the World Easier? with Anna Sweeney
Body Trauma: A Storytelling Podcast
by Nia Patterson
2y ago
Anna Sweeney, a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor joins Nia Patterson for a talk about chronic illness and privilege. This week on the twelfth episode of the podcast we talk about Anna's experience growing up with developing Multiple Sclerosis (MS) since the age of 12 and how that has caused physical trauma and mental trauma to her body. She also talks about the privilege she benefits from in her body and how that has lessened the trauma she has endured from her MS. She talks about her drive to complete undergrad in 2.5 years and why she be ..read more
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#016: My Body Trauma Story: How We Cope with Emotions with Nia Patterson
Body Trauma: A Storytelling Podcast
by Nia Patterson
2y ago
This week is the last episode of Season 1 of Body Trauma. And for this episode, it is a solo episode with just Nia speaking for the podcast. In this week's episode, I tell you the story of my own body's trauma throughout the years. I start from birth and move up to the present day. We get into a lot of raw feelings and places. Please listen along this week to my story and also please support the podcast and my work by joining my Patreon at patreon.com/thefriendineverwanted. Nia is an eating disorder recovery and mental health advocate. She has spent much of the past 3 years documenting her rec ..read more
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Body Trauma Trailer
Body Trauma: A Storytelling Podcast
by Nia Patterson
2y ago
Body Trauma premieres in May 2020! For a quick intro to what this podcast will be about take a listen to Nia Patterson introduce herself and the podcast. Make sure you subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and check us out at www.bodytraumapod.com for more ..read more
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#008: How our Bodies are Affected by Racism, OCD, and Childhood Trauma with Carolina Guízar
Body Trauma: A Storytelling Podcast
by Nia Patterson
2y ago
Carolina Guízar, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and certified intuitive eating counselor, joins Nia Patterson this week on the eight episode of the podcast to talk about her body trauma growing up in a straight-size, Latinx body. She talks about her life growing up with childhood trauma and racism. We talk about OCD and the different ways it presents for both of us and how we cope with it. We also talk about Health At Every Size (HAES) and what does that even mean. Lastly, we throw in some great McDonald's laughs and deeply relate on our love of double cheeseburgers! Join us as we talk ab ..read more
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#014: How to Handle Not Being Liked with Megan Crabbe @bodyposipanda
Body Trauma: A Storytelling Podcast
by Nia Patterson
2y ago
Megan Crabbe (@bodyposipanda), an author, influencer, performer and so much more joins Nia Patterson for the fourteenth episode of the podcast. This week the two of us talk about everything Megan and we cover a lot of topics! We talk about Megan's experiences growing up in a biracial body and also a "chunky" body as she puts it. We talk about her experiences with her body from a young age, through puberty, and into adulthood. We cover how her eating disorder started and how she managed to pull herself out of it and fight for her life literally. We also talk about how she came to the body posit ..read more
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#015: Where Do Marginalized People Go To Find Their Utopia? with Caleb Luna
Body Trauma: A Storytelling Podcast
by Nia Patterson
2y ago
Caleb Luna (@chairbreaker), a fat queer (of color) critical theorist, artist, and performance scholar joins Nia Patterson for the fifteenth episode of the podcast. In this week's episode the two of us talk about Caleb's upbringing living with various forms of abuse and trauma. From familial trauma to bullying and more. Caleb also tells us about what it has been like to live in a disabled body. We discuss queerness as a concept and its political roots. We also discuss fatness as an aspect of white supremacy and we talk about Fearing the Black Body by Sabrina Strings. We discuss what the definit ..read more
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#005: What Is It Like Being Black in America With Mental Illness and How Do We Treat It? with Alishia McCullough
Body Trauma: A Storytelling Podcast
by Nia Patterson
2y ago
Alishia McCullough, a black Licensed Clinical Mental Health Therapist, joins Nia Patterson this week on the fifth episode of the podcast to talk about her body trauma, racism, eating disorder recovery, and being black in the mental health field. We talk about what is going on the country right now with the War on Black and we talk about how can we improve the occurrence of mental health practitioners of color. We talk about both our experiences growing up black in America and how we developed body image issues and eating disorders. We briefly discuss how our histories are not told in school an ..read more
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#002: Growing up Black / How Racism Shapes our Relationships with our Bodies with Ayana Habtemariam
Body Trauma: A Storytelling Podcast
by Nia Patterson / Ayana Habtemariam
3y ago
Ayana Habtemariam, a registered anti-diet dietitian and social worker joins Nia Patterson on this second episode of the podcast to discuss body trauma in her life. We talk about racism and discrimination based on our bodies and how these create tangible trauma in our bodies. We also confess some little-known secrets about black women. Ayana is a nutrition therapist, certified intuitive eating counselor, and macro social worker. She is the founder of Truly Real Nutrition, LLC, a private nutrition practice where she empowers clients to give up dieting in exchange for trusting their bodies and b ..read more
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#007: Recovery from an Eating Disorder through Body Neutrality and Dance with Colleen Werner
Body Trauma: A Storytelling Podcast
by Nia Patterson
3y ago
Colleen Werner, a ballet dancer, writer, and therapist-in-training, joins Nia Patterson this week on the seventh episode of the podcast to talk about her life experiences growing up with an eating disorder in a weight centric family. She talks about her history with dance and how she has started to dance again late in her recovery and since she's become fully recovered from anorexia. We talk about body image and how we can counter it with body neutrality. We also talk about dating while in a fat body as well. Join us as we talk about being fat during our recovery from our eating disorders and ..read more
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