Episode 33: Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh: Parents and activism

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Today, Kathy is joined by Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh, and they discuss eating disorders from the point of view of a parent and activist.

You may know Laura as she has been active in eating disorders advocacy for many years. She’s helped found three organizations in the field, written books on the topic, organized events, and been invited to speak to audiences around the world with her message of optimism for full recovery, family support around patients, and the importance of starting with the science when it comes to treatment.

Eating With Your Anorexic: A Mother’s Memoir (Paperback)
by Laura Collins

Price: $9.99
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Throwing Starfish Across the Sea: A pocket-sized care package for the parents of someone with an eating disorder (Paperback)
by Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh

Price: $8.50
22 used & new available from $4.50
4.9 out of 5 stars (18 customer reviews)

Laura continues her mission with Circum Mensam LLC. She serves as a trusted advisor for clinics and treatment providers and offers her deep knowledge of the field from a parent perspective to educational and advocacy organizations.

Laura also hosts the New Plate Podcast!



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