#125: Difficult Conversations To Have with Dr. Charlynn Small & Dr. Mazella Fuller (part one)
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Dr. Mazella Fuller is a clinical associate on staff at the Counseling and Psychological Services of Duke University. Dr. Fuller provides clinical services, consultation, and training for social work and psychology interns. She has worked in education for many years as a high school teacher, adjunct instructor, consultant, and clinician. Dr. Fuller is an integrative health coach, and graduate of Duke Integrative Medicine. She is a certified member and approved supervisor (CEDS-S) of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp™) and completed the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program through the Duke Integrative Medicine/Duke University Medical Center. Her clinical focus areas are brief therapy and young adult development, couples, gender and social justice, equity and inclusion, and women’s leadership development. Dr. Fuller received her MSW from Smith College for Social Work in Northampton, Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Fuller has served as a member of the advisory board for the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD). She is the Co-Editor of Treating Black Women with Eating Disorders: A Clinician Guide. She is also the Co-Founder and Principal of the Institute for Antiracism and Equity.
Dr. Charlynn Small, PhD, LCP, CEDS-S is Assistant Director for Health Promotions at the University of Richmond’s Counseling and Psychological Services in Virginia. She received her PhD from Howard University’s School of Education. Dr. Small is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation (iaedpTM) and is a certified member and Approved Supervisor (CEDS-S) of iaedpTM. She co-founded the Foundation’s African-American Eating Disorders Professionals (AAEDP) Committee and has also served on the Advisory Board for the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD). She is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences on the treatment of eating disorders in college populations. Dr. Small is co-founder of the Institute for Antiracism and Equity and also is the co-editor of Treating Black Women with Eating Disorders: A Clinician’s Guide, Routledge, Taylor & Francis (July, 2021).
We discuss topics including:
- The development of their book “Treating Black Women with Eating Disorders”
- HAES and black women
- Beauty standards in the black community
- Assessing for sexual abuse
- Reclaiming the word “fat”
- Structural racism and needing culturally competent providers
- What is REI (Race, Equity and Inclusion)?
- (book) Treating Black Women with Eating Disorders: A Clinician Guide
- www.membershare.iaedp.com (African-American Eating Disorders Professionals (AAEDP) Committee and People of Color (POC-AAEDP) Subcommittee
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