Episode 61: Marissa Sappho: Shame Resilience

Today, Kathy welcomes Marissa Sappho and they discuss shame resilience in the treatment of binge eating disorder. This conversation will teach you about shame resilience and how it critical in the treatment and recovery process.

Marissa Sappho, LCSW, BCD, CEDS, is the Founder & Director of Clinical Services at Aurora Behavioral Health, a comprehensive mindfulness-yoga-therapy-based eating disorder treatment center in New York City. Marissa is a passionate educator, holding the title of Adjunct Professor at New York University in their graduate school of social work, as well as being Faculty and Supervisor at the Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia (CSAB), where she also serves on the Advisory Board and the Executive Committee. Marissa has published and presented nationally and internationally on Binge Eating Disorder. Marissa holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Hartford, and a Master of Clinical Social Work degree from New York University. She is an advanced standing PhD candidate at the Institute for Clinical Social Work and is presently working on her dissertation “Missed Connections: Countertransference Reactions Known and Unknown in Therapists Who Treat Patients With Binge Eating Disorder.” Marissa is also a Board Certified Diplomate in Psychoanalysis. Marissa is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist with the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.

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