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drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
New York City, New York
I'm a clinical psychologist who blogs about eating disorders/body image, particularly related to our cultural obsession with weight.
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10 Things I Wish the Public Knew About Eating Disorders by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Dr. Ed Tyson, a medical doctor who specializes in treating eating disorders in Austin, Texas, recently wrote an article, entitled, " Ten Things I Wish Physicians Would Know ... Read on »
Freedom Is. . . by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Inspired by Independence Day - what does freedom from food and body concerns look like to you? Feel free to add to my list of 20. . . . Allowing yourself to eat ... Read on »
BMI Report Cards Fail Professional Support by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Recently, the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) issued a position statement on Body Mass Index (BMI)/weight reporting in New York City Public Schools. The grade? Big fail. ... Read on »
Why I Blog by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Eight years ago, when I started this blog, I ventured to write a book about the toxic culture of disordered eating, exposing the normalization of eating problems and body di ... Read on »
Book Giveaway! by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Breath and Nourish  is giving away a free copy of my book! Only a few hours remain to enter. For the review of my book, and for giveaway details, click here . Read on »
Book Announcement! by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Why do so many women have problematic relationships with food and their bodies? This is the question my new book, Does Every Woman Have an Eating Disorder? Challenging ... Read on »
Facebook Ads - Take Back Your Feed by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders As I blogged  about recently, a study earlier this year found that Facebook use was associated with an increased risk for disordered eating. While there are likely multipl ... Read on »
WW, Part 2 by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Years ago, I visited a Weight Watchers meeting to learn more about the program and blogged about it here . An anti-diet proponent, I tried my best to be unbiased, and I walk ... Read on »
Parenting Healthy Kids by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Actress Drew Barrymore was quoted in February's New York magazine: "I wasn't a rebellious kid. Actually, I rebelled with junk food, because my mother was so psychotically ... Read on »
Healthline's Best Eating Disorder Blogs of the Year by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Check out our new award from Healthline! Thanks to my readers for making this the blog it is. The other blog awardees are not to be missed - check them ou ... Read on »
Celebrating International No Diet Day with a Comment on Tabloid Weight Loss by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders At the supermarket recently, my eye caught this display Yes, that's right - four weight loss cover stories, all in a single glance. We are bombarded on a daily (re ... Read on »
A Little Less Mindfulness? by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders There's a movement in the field toward mindful eating, focusing on our meals and attuning to hunger and satiety, pace of eating, etc. As a mindful eater, you might tune into ... Read on »
We're Up on Amazon! by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Check it out - my book is now available to pre-order! If you'd like to read what people are saying about the book, take a look . Reserve your copy  here . ... Read on »
Countdown to June 1st! by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders "What happens then?" you ask. . . . The unofficial start to summer? Bikini season? (ahem) The anniversary of when Anne Boleyn was crowned Queen of England? Nah. ... Read on »
Exercise in Peace by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Coming to the end of a challenging spin class, our instructor walked us through the readouts on the gym's new bike consoles. "Now look down at the most important number ... Read on »
#ICED2014 Recap (Media Highlights) by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I just returned from the International Conference on Eating Disorders and was thrilled to connect with like-minded colleagues and learn the latest on eating-disorder and ... Read on »
Facebook and Disordered Eating by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders A recent study suggested that high levels of Facebook use are associated with an increased risk for eating disorders. The study, out of Florida State University, was publish ... Read on »
And Every Man, Too? by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders You might think that in writing this blog, I think that only women are afflicted with eating disorders. Not so. The reality is that men, too, suffer from eating disorder an ... Read on »
Surfer Girl by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders On a beach walk one morning, two groups of children caught my eye. The first was a group of boys, with a fairly large age range, maybe 6-16. They were little surfers, ... Read on »
Book Review - Making Peace with Your Plate by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders "No one tells you that eating disorders are ugly," says Robyn Cruze, co-author of Making Peace with Your Plate: Eating Disorder Recovery . "When I was enmeshed in my eati ... Read on »