Today, Kathy continues her conversation with Dr. Niva Piran, for part 2 of a 3-part conversation where they discuss moving forward with the positive impact of the embodiment construct on eating disorder recovery and prevention. To listen to part 1, please click here. When you have finished parts 1 and 2, please listen to part 3.
Niva Piran is a clinical psychologist, school consultant, and Professor Emerita at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Dr. Piran is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Canadian Psychological Association, and the Academy of Eating Disorders. She is a recipient of the 2018 Association for Women in Psychology Distinguished Publication Award for her book, Journeys of Embodiment at the Intersection of Body and Culture: The Developmental Theory of Embodiment (2017) and the co-editor of four books on body image, and the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. She is a frequent international speaker on embodiment, body image, and eating disorder prevention and treatment.