Undressing the Spirit: Episode 05 with Dr. Nazanin Moali

Spirituality and eating disorder

In this Podversation:

  • Nazanin’s passion for helping women develop a deeper understanding of themselves and their struggles
  • How eating can be used as avoidance or distraction from feelings and why spirituality can help
  • Why cross addictions are so common (e.g., disordered eating and compulsive sexual behaviors)
  • Nazanin’s journey to choosing eating disorders and sexuality as her specialties
  • Crossover between perfectionism and compulsivity
  • When normal tendencies with eating and handling stress go awry
  • What parents can do to help prevent their children from developing eating disorders
  • The importance of being aware of family genetic loading
  • How dysfunctional it is to fit a “certain body image”
  • Why we should focus on “strong and healthy”
  • How to begin changing the dialogue on unrealistic body images
  • Key statements to avoid when it comes to body image
  • How spirituality can either help or worsen eating issues
  • The potential pitfalls of spiritual fasting when it comes to disordered eating behaviors
  • How romantic partners can best support one another if disordered eating is an issue
  • Why nourishing mind, body, and spirit is absolutely vital to change

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Meet Dr. Nazanin Moali

Dr. Moali eating disorder specialistNazanin is a clinical psychologist and eating disorder specialist practicing in Los Angeles California. After receiving her doctoral degree in clinical psychology, she completed an APA-accredited post-doctoral residency in the treatment of adolescent and adult eating disorders.

Dr. Moali also hosts podcasts both in English and Farsi which focus on expanding the individual’s knowledge about his or her own sexuality and helping people to embrace sexuality as an essential aspect of life.

To connect with Nazanin further, please check out www.oasis2care.com and www.sexologypodcast.com

 


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

counseling pensacola fl Tamara Powell, LMHC is a licensed therapist, university psychology instructor, and empowerment coach who believes life should be lived as a journey that is “anything but ordinary.

Her work is specialized to help individuals break free from toxic cycles of distress, dysfunction, and dissatisfaction with life that are created when trying to live according to someone else’s rules. Only by living what she calls radical autonomy, can one obtain soul nourishing relationships and a sense of true life purpose and inner peace.

If you’re interested in working with her, either in person or online, you can learn more about her services here.


Sound Editing provided by Pete Bailey: http://petebailey.net/audio/

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