Today, Kathy continues her conversation with Dr. Niva Piran, for the conclusion of a 3-part conversation where they discuss moving forward with the positive impact of the embodiment construct on eating disorder recovery and prevention.
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.