Eating disorders have been on the rise since the beginning of the pandemic - many physicians and mental health care providers have reported seeing worrying increases. On today’s episode, we’re going to take a look at what’s driving that increase. We’ll also talk about treatment, prevention, and some misconceptions about eating disorders.
Chelsea Kronengold is a mental health professional with an extensive background in clinical psychology, body image, and eating disorders. She is the communications lead at the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), overseeing the organization's content, communications, media and public relations.
Dr. Kathryn Ward is a licensed clinical Psychologist at Rady Children's Hospital San Diego's Medical Behavioral Unit, a medical stabilization unit for children, adolescents, and young adults with eating disorders.
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