59 episodes

Join psychologist Dr Rachel Evans (PhD) as she talks to fellow experts in eating disorder recovery and ED survivors with inspiring stories. This podcast is intended to help those recovering to shift their mindset, develop new skills and find their own version of normal eating. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rachel-evans8/support

Just Eat Normally: Eating Disorder Recovery Rachel Evans

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Join psychologist Dr Rachel Evans (PhD) as she talks to fellow experts in eating disorder recovery and ED survivors with inspiring stories. This podcast is intended to help those recovering to shift their mindset, develop new skills and find their own version of normal eating. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rachel-evans8/support

    Ep 48: The reality of going through a relapse with Hannah Hickinbotham

    Ep 48: The reality of going through a relapse with Hannah Hickinbotham

    Hannah Hickinbotham is the host of the Full of Beans podcast. She uses her personal, clinical, and educational experience to raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with eating disorders. In this episode she shares her current experience of a relapse. 

    In this episode we discuss


    Growing up in a family that diets and being modelled an unhealthy relationship with food
    Feeling like a failure in recovery
    Feeling stuck in relapse
    How eating disorders behaviours can escalate
    Acceptance as key in recovery
    Hierarchy of eating disorders with regards to praise and a fatphobic society
    Dealing with comments about weight changes
    Finding the motivation to recover
    Why the key to recovery is wanting to recover for yourself



    Connect with Rachel.

    Dr. Rachel Evans is a psychologist, hypnotherapist and eating disorder survivor. She brings together academic knowledge and theories, therapeutic skills and personal experience for a unique perspective on eating disorder recovery. Rachel helps ambitious women to stop restricting, bingeing and purging. and to feel comfortable in their body.

    https://eatingdisordertherapist.co.uk/

    https://www.instagram.com/rachel.evans.phd/

    https://www.facebook.com/rachel.evans.phd



    Connect with Hannah.

    Hannah Hickinbotham is the host of the Full of Beans podcast. She uses her personal, clinical, and educational experience to raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with eating disorders. In this episode she shares her current experience of a relapse.

    www.fullofbeansed.co.uk

    https://www.instagram.com/thefobpodcast/


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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep 47: Cultivating confidence to share your story with author Carly Newberg

    Ep 47: Cultivating confidence to share your story with author Carly Newberg

    Carly is an Author, Substitute Teacher, and Freelancer specializing in writing, editing, and marketing. As an adolescent, Carly struggled with an eating disorder (Anorexia, Bulimia, and Exercise Addiction) which has contributed to her passion for mental health and overall wellbeing. Carly has been recovered five years and recently worked in a residential treatment facility with those aiming to recover. She gives talks and leads events and workshops throughout Oregon. 

    In this episode we discuss:


    Impact of growing up with food scarcity and being forced to finish your plate as a child
    How school sports can spiral into an eating disorder
    Purging with exercise and laxatives
    Dealing with people's comments about body changes
    What a self-recovery journey looks like
    Cultivating confidence to share your story and experience of an eating disorder
    How sharing your story can create a new narrative
    Using social media to find a likeminded community in recovery
    Carly's new book, Good Enough



    Connect with Rachel.

    Dr. Rachel Evans is a psychologist, hypnotherapist and eating disorder survivor. She brings together academic knowledge and theories, therapeutic skills and personal experience for a unique perspective on eating disorder recovery. Rachel helps ambitious women to stop restricting, bingeing and purging. and to feel comfortable in their body.

    https://eatingdisordertherapist.co.uk/

    https://www.instagram.com/rachel.evans.phd/

    https://www.facebook.com/rachel.evans.phd



    Connect with Carly.

    Carly is an Author, Substitute Teacher, and Freelancer specializing in writing, editing, and marketing. As an adolescent, Carly struggled with an eating disorder (Anorexia, Bulimia, and Exercise Addiction). She has been recovered five years and recently worked in a residential treatment facility with those aiming to recover. She gives talks and leads events and workshops throughout Oregon. To hear her full story, read or listen to Carly's memoir, Good Enough: Believing beautiful through Trauma, through Life, through Disorder.

    https://www.sincerelycarly.com/

    https://www.instagram.com/_sincerelycarly/

    https://www.facebook.com/sincerelycarly/


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    • 54 min
    Ep 46: Eating Disorder and Alcoholism: Renae Saager's personal and professional experience

    Ep 46: Eating Disorder and Alcoholism: Renae Saager's personal and professional experience

    Renae Saager is certified health & life coach and emotional eating expert who teaches women around the world how to start living a powerful, authentic life free from food and weight obsession. Tapping into her own unique journey with disordered eating and alcoholism, Renae supports her clients through the process of rewiring their brain with her no-BS approach. Through this serious work, Renae is able to help clients challenge their mindset and begin healing, using her own sense of humour and unparalleled perspective. Undoing the crazy you feel around food is Renae's specialty, the confidence and clarity gained is the guilt free icing on the cake.

    In this episode we discuss:


    Renae's exprerience of an eating disorder and using alcohol.
    The link between alcohol consumption and eating disorders.
    Alcoholism and drunkorexia
    Do you need to work on the alcohol or food first to recovery?
    What Renae would do differently if she was starting her recovery journey again



    Connect with Rachel.

    Dr. Rachel Evans is a psychologist, hypnotherapist and eating disorder survivor. She brings together academic knowledge and theories, therapeutic skills and personal experience for a unique perspective on eating disorder recovery. Rachel helps ambitious women to stop restricting, bingeing and purging. and to feel comfortable in their body.

    https://eatingdisordertherapist.co.uk/

    https://www.instagram.com/rachel.evans.phd/

    https://www.facebook.com/rachel.evans.phd



    Connect with Renae.

    Renae Saager is certified health & life coach and emotional eating expert who teaches women around the world how to start living a powerful, authentic life free from food and weight obsession. Renae connects with her clients on a deeper level, supporting them through the process of rewiring their brain with her no-BS approach.

    https://www.renaesaager.com

    https://www.instagram.com/renaesaager/

    Podcast - ditch the binge (rebranding soon)






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    • 49 min
    Ep 45: Irritable Bowel Syndrome and gut directed hypnotherapy with 'Tummy Whisperer' Helen Brookes

    Ep 45: Irritable Bowel Syndrome and gut directed hypnotherapy with 'Tummy Whisperer' Helen Brookes

    Helen Brooks is an award-winning Clinical Hypnotherapist and IBS Transformation Coach with a Degree in Applied Psychology. She specialises in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome through an evidence-based approach combining gut-directed hypnotherapy, psychology and wellness coaching. She hosts the podcast ‘Let's Talk IBS with the Tummy Whisperer’ and lives in Brighton with her family and dog Woody. Her mission is to raise awareness of gut directed hypnotherapy and transform the world one tummy at a time.

    We discuss:


     What are the signs and symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
    What is going on in someone's body when they are experiencing IBS?
    How IBS can play a role in the development of an eating disorder 
    The pros and cons of conventional treatment for IBS
    Gut directed hypnotherapy 
    Misconceptions around hypnotherapy 



    Connect with Rachel.

    Dr. Rachel Evans is a psychologist, hypnotherapist and eating disorder survivor. She brings together academic knowledge and theories, therapeutic skills and personal experience for a unique perspective on eating disorder recovery. Rachel helps ambitious women to stop restricting, bingeing and purging. and to feel comfortable in their body.

    https://eatingdisordertherapist.co.uk/

    https://www.instagram.com/rachel.evans.phd/

    https://www.facebook.com/rachel.evans.phd



    Connect with Helen.

    Helen Brooks is an award-winning Clinical Hypnotherapist and IBS Transformation Coach with a Degree in Applied Psychology. She specialises in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome through an evidence-based approach combining gut-directed hypnotherapy, psychology and wellness coaching. 

    www.thetummywhisperer.co.uk

    https://www.instagram.com/thetummywhisperer/




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    • 46 min
    Ep 44: ADHD and eating disorders with psychotherapist Ash Seruya

    Ep 44: ADHD and eating disorders with psychotherapist Ash Seruya

    Ash Seruya is a psychotherapist, artist, and storyteller. They are passionate about fat positivity, Health at Every Size, trauma-informed eating disorder treatment, weight stigma, social justice, ADHD treatment, harm reduction, and the messy, complex reality that is being in a human in this world. 

    In this episode we discuss:


    What are the signs or symptoms of ADHD?
     How is ADHD typically treated/managed and the impact this has on disordered eating
    What a weight inclusive approach to ED recovery would look like for someone with ADHD
    Helpful questions to ask when looking for a therapist
    The use of cannabis to manage ADHD



    Connect with Rachel.

    Dr. Rachel Evans is a psychologist, hypnotherapist and eating disorder survivor. She brings together academic knowledge and theories, therapeutic skills and personal experience for a unique perspective on eating disorder recovery. Rachel helps ambitious women to stop restricting, bingeing and purging. and to feel comfortable in their body.

    https://eatingdisordertherapist.co.uk/

    https://www.instagram.com/rachel.evans.phd/

    https://www.facebook.com/rachel.evans.phd



    Connect with Ash.

    Ash Seruya is a psychotherapist, artist, and storyteller living and working in the Westchester and New York metropolitan area. They are passionate about fat positivity, Health at Every Size, trauma-informed eating disorder treatment, weight stigma, social justice, ADHD treatment, harm reduction, and the messy, complex reality that is being in a human in this world. They share more of their creative projects on Instagram.

    https://ashleymseruya.com/ 

    https://www.instagram.com/badashtherapy/


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    • 49 min
    Announcement: Pay What You Want Wednesday

    Announcement: Pay What You Want Wednesday

    It's kind of what it says on the tin. For a limited time I am offering sessions on a 'pay what you want/can afford' basis. Group Q&A sessions available on 5th and 12th October.



    More info: https://eatingdisordertherapist.co.uk/pwyww-group



    Or email rachel@rachelevansphd.co.uk


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