40 min

35. Attachment Trauma: Treating Co-Occurring BPD and EDs with Fatema Jivanjee-Shakir The Lovely Becoming

    • Mental Health

In this episode, you will learn about:

• Co-occurring presentation of Borderline Personality Disorder and Eating Disorders

• Attachment trauma and the role of a secure base in treatment

• How individualistic values impact treatment approaches



We also cover…

• common ruptures and concerns clients with both disorders bring up

• navigating boundaries as providers working with attachment trauma with the knowledge that relationships heal

• perspectives on DBT and it’s placement within a western, individualistic society

• tips for clinicians who struggle with the co-occurring presentation of BPD and EDs



You can find Fatema at:

IG: @YourSouthAsianTherapist

TikTok: @YourSouthAsianTherapist

Website: www.fjshakir.com



And Mimi at:

IG: @the.lovelybecoming

Website: www.mimi-cole.com



About: Fatema Jivanjee-Shakir, LMSW is an eating disorder therapist, writer, and speaker. She has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents in individual, group, and family therapy at the residential, partial hospitalization (PHP), intensive outpatient (IOP), and outpatient levels of care. Her work is strongly informed by the Health at Every Size perspective and intersectional approaches to healing. Fatema has a special interest in working with BIPOC clients, especially those of South Asian and Muslim backgrounds. Fatema is a therapist at Conason Psychological Services and a Board Member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals New York chapter.

In this episode, you will learn about:

• Co-occurring presentation of Borderline Personality Disorder and Eating Disorders

• Attachment trauma and the role of a secure base in treatment

• How individualistic values impact treatment approaches



We also cover…

• common ruptures and concerns clients with both disorders bring up

• navigating boundaries as providers working with attachment trauma with the knowledge that relationships heal

• perspectives on DBT and it’s placement within a western, individualistic society

• tips for clinicians who struggle with the co-occurring presentation of BPD and EDs



You can find Fatema at:

IG: @YourSouthAsianTherapist

TikTok: @YourSouthAsianTherapist

Website: www.fjshakir.com



And Mimi at:

IG: @the.lovelybecoming

Website: www.mimi-cole.com



About: Fatema Jivanjee-Shakir, LMSW is an eating disorder therapist, writer, and speaker. She has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents in individual, group, and family therapy at the residential, partial hospitalization (PHP), intensive outpatient (IOP), and outpatient levels of care. Her work is strongly informed by the Health at Every Size perspective and intersectional approaches to healing. Fatema has a special interest in working with BIPOC clients, especially those of South Asian and Muslim backgrounds. Fatema is a therapist at Conason Psychological Services and a Board Member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals New York chapter.

40 min