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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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Holiday Book Contest! by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders It's hard to believe that my book has been out for six months. For almost eight years, I toiled away on this blog, and then, this past June, the book finally came to print. ... Read on »
Is DBT Effective for the Treatment of Eating Disorders? by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders My article appeared originally on Recovery Brands'  Pro Corner  site. Dialectical-behavioral therapy (DBT), as developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan, is a type of therap ... Read on »
Thanksgiving Goodness Without the Guilt by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Thanks to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) for asking me to blog for them! You can check out my first post here , just in time for this week's holiday. Happy ... Read on »
Black or White by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders As a psychologist, I'm quick to point out all-or-nothing thinking - the kind of thought pattern that polarizes things into categories of good and bad or, really, any two cam ... Read on »
Exercise Addiction: Pushing the Limits of Healthy Behavior by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders My article appeared originally on Recovery Brands' Pro Corner site. The statistics are staggering; millions of Americans don’t get enough exercise. In the early p ... Read on »
You Ate It - Now Move on with Your Life! by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Just in time for Halloween, some frightening posts appeared on my Facebook feed. Titled, "You ate it. . . Now negate it!" the posts featured pictures of popular Hallow ... Read on »
Fat Girl Costumes by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders (photo via Jezebel) This week, Walmart landed itself in the latest controversy involving bodies and advertising. As Jezebel  fist reported, the megastore's onli ... Read on »
Weight Stigma and Binge Eating: What's the Connection? by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders My article appeared originally on  Recovery Brands  Pro Corner site. Karina, a 42-year-old obese woman, put off her annual doctor’s appointment again. The reason for her re ... Read on »
Practicing Self-Compassion with Jenni Schaefer by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Thanks to Jenni Schaefer, who recently featured an excerpt from my book on her blog ! Jenni recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of Life Without Ed , so be sure to ... Read on »
How to Parent Healthy Body Image and Why it Matters by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Check out my recent article on parenting and body image on recovery.org. You can find Does Every Woman Have an Eating Disorder? Challenging Our Nation's Fixation with F ... Read on »
How Much Do We Know About Purging Disorder? by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I'm posting this on behalf of K. Jean Forney, a graduate student who studies eating disorders at Florida State University. She's researching purging disorder and looking for ... Read on »
The Innateness of Movement by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I've been spending a lot of time with kids and babies these days, and one thing I've noticed is that little people love to move. Babies and toddlers like to wiggle and ... Read on »
Bad Research by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders In May, The New York Times posted an article about a research study that found that it's possible to lose 11 pounds in four days. I'm disappointed in The Times for featuring ... Read on »
Body Commodity by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders When did your body become anything other than a carrier for you? When did your body become something to. . . -think about -judge -criticize -dissect -chang ... Read on »
A Critical Analysis of " All About the Bass" by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders You might be wondering how Meghan Trainor's "All About the Bass" fares on the body image  front. Let's take a critical look.  Trainor's catchy, end-of-summer ant ... Read on »
Stop Demonizing Food by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders I have to tell you, I'm a little sick of the sugar thing. And the carb thing, the wheat thing, the soda thing, the salt thing, and whatever thing we might be hearing about t ... Read on »
The Shame in Advertising by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders By now, you've probably heard of Gap's Twitter fiasco, in which the clothing retailer landed itself in an uncommon, too-skinny debate after tweeting this photo last week: ... Read on »
Defining Plus-Size by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders Plus-size model Robyn Lawley made waves on the internet a couple of weeks ago by posting an unedited, bikini-clad photo of herself on Instagram The controversy? That ... Read on »
Changing the Conversation by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders In a recent Nutrisystem commercial, Marie Osmond asserts: "As women, we always talk about how we should look or what’s the best way to lose weight." Is this the conversat ... Read on »
Unconditional Body Acceptance by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Eating Disorders One thing that's struck me recently in the body image world is a sort of conditional body acceptance in the first-person narratives I've read - let me explain. . . . I ac ... Read on »