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Food Psych #41: Eating with Joy - Recovery From Anorexia & Binge Eating with Joy Jacobs

Joy Jacobs eating disorder recovery psychology

In our season finale, Christy talks with psychologist Joy Jacobs about her history of anorexia and binge eating, the role of readiness and meal planning in her recovery, the science of eating disorders, and lots more! 

Dr. Joy Jacobs is a clinical psychologist, assistant clinical professor at UCSD School of Medicine, and published author who provides individual, family and group therapy for adults, adolescents, and children with eating disorders (including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder) and weight management concerns. She has trained in multiple treatment modalities, including Maudsley family-based therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and interpersonal psychotherapy. Dr. Jacobs is one of the few officially certified providers of Maudsley family-based treatment nationwide and internationally. Find her online at DrJoyJacobs.com.

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Food Psych #39: Anorexia Recovery Through Food Writing with Jessie Oleson Moore of Cake Spy

Jessie Oleson Moore anorexia cake baking

Jessie Oleson Moore, creator of the illustrated dessert blog Cake Spy, discusses her struggle with anorexia and how writing about food has helped set her on the road to recovery.

A writer, illustrator, and baker, Jessie was born and raised on the Jersey Shore. She honed her artistic skills at the prestigious Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. After living in New York for many years, she ventured west to Seattle, where she worked at a refrigerator magnet company. She quit her magnetic job to found CakeSpy.com.

Since 2007, she has made an illustrious but modest living from the site, as well as through various illustration and writing projects. She has written two books, CakeSpy Presents Sweet Treats for a Sugar-Filled Life (2011) and The Secret Lives of Baked Goods: Sweet Stories & Recipes for America's Favorite Desserts (2013).

She has also made a number of TV appearances and has recently been enjoying success as a teacher of children's baking classes. Find her at cakespy.com

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