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Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Los Angeles, California
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New attention to eating disorders in males by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Patrick Bergstrom of the www.IChoseToLive .com website is someone I have had the opportunity to work with before in encouraging people on the road to re ... Read on »
Honoring a True Eating Disorders Champion by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The eating disorder world lost a true Champion. Christine Hartline , who created and ran www.EDReferral.com , was a life saver in many ways. She hel ... Read on »
Eating Di ... by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Eating Disorders Awareness week 2012 starts NOW! Join me for important Twitter chat about eating disorders with Chief Medical Editor Dr. Richard Be ... Read on »
A Quick Media Quiz... by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Do you watch any television? How about magazines, do you read them? Ever ridden the bus and noticed ad signs inside? When you drive in a car, do you not ... Read on »
Creative Ways of Expressing Feelings in Recovery by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders In my last post, we talked about the importance of identifying feelings for recovery from eating disorders. So, you have identified what you are feeling ... Read on »
Identifying feelings for recovery by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Having trouble connecting to your feelings? Do you find it difficult to identify what you feel? Maybe you know that you are upset, but you can't say why ... Read on »
More about Adult Eating Disorders by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Did you see the article in this week's New York Times? For some time now, we have been talking about the rise of eating disorders in adults, and now the ... Read on »
New Family Internet-based Early Bulimia Nervosa Study by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I wanted to pass along information about a new research study...check it out, and if you are interested and eligible, please consider participating! ... Read on »
Eating Disorders Awareness Week Continues by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders “It’s Time to Talk about It” is the theme of this year's National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW), February 20-26, 2011. Join the nation’s l ... Read on »
De-moralizing Weight Gain by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I was reading a popular magazine this week, which contains an interview with a notable celebrity talking about the weight gain she experienced over the ... Read on »
Body Fat Basics by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders How much body fat is the right amount of body fat? Does everyone have the same amount of body fat? What determines how much fat a person stores ... Read on »
It's Award Season...Will Curves Be Under Fire Again? by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders It's that time of year again...awards season. You know, the fashion, the dresses, the red carpet, the designers, and of course...the body watchers. ... Read on »
New Study Hilghlights Dangerous Diets and Eating Disorders in the Military by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders In a  new study reported in Army Times , soldiers are engaging in unhealthy diet behaviors and eating disordered symptoms, reportedly "dangerously star ... Read on »
Family-Based Treatment Highly Effective for Recovery from Anorexia by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Lots of buzz this week about a new study that appeared in the Archives of General Psychiatry this week which confirms what many Maudsley and Family-Bas ... Read on »
Celebrating Mom's Choice Awards by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I am humbled and thrilled to be able to share with you that the book, 100 Questions and Answers about Anorexia Nervosa   has received the honor of bein ... Read on »
Helpful Therapy Resource by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders When you read the words "Niagara Falls", what comes to mind? Probably an image of a water fall, or of the falls themselves, if you have ever had the opp ... Read on »
New Eating Disorders Resource on the Web by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I recently learned from my colleagues, Michael Levine and Kelsey Chapman of Kenyon College, of a new website that is deserving of attention and interest ... Read on »
More on Adult Anorexia Nervosa by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I have written a few pieces before about adult anorexia and recently did an interview with More magazine (for women over age 40) on the subject that I t ... Read on »
What Worked for You? by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders There has been an interesting discussion taking place among my colleagues recently about what to say to those with eating disorders who do not see the n ... Read on »
Proposed Changes to Eating Disorders Diagnoses by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders The American Psychiatric Association has released a draft of their proposed changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the st ... Read on »