Recognizing and Addressing Eating Disorders and Body Image Issues
Jeff talks to Dr. Roberto Olivardia about different eating disorders and body image issues and ways to recognize and address them. They discuss the importance of getting help if someone is living with an eating disorder or struggling with a body image challenge. Roberto emphasizes that recovery is always possible, especially once the right professionals are involved.
Roberto Olivardia, PhD, has been treating patients for the last 20 years since his internship at McLean Hospital. He runs a private practice in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he specializes in the treatment of body dysmorphic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, ADD/ADHD, skin picking disorder, and males with eating disorders. Dr. Olivardia also treats patients with other anxiety and mood disorders.
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