Robyn Goldberg Shows Up To Help People With Eating Disorders

Nutrition Therapist Robyn L. Goldberg, RDN, CEDRD-S joins us today to discuss eating disorders. While this is an evergreen episode, we know food is a major challenge for people during the pandemic. In this episode, we discuss the prevalence of binge eating disorder, why people use food as a drug, breaking away from diet culture, and why we need to stop focusing on weight. She also talks about her new book, The Eating Disorder Trap: A Guide for Clinicians and Loved Ones, as well as signs of eating disorders that we may not even recognize. Please show up for us by subscribing, rating, and leaving a review on Apple Podcasts. With Asher Gottesman

Episode 4 - The Eating Disorder Trap with Robyn Goldberg, RDN, CEDRD(S)

In this episode, I am joined by Robyn Goldberg, Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian and Supervisor who specializes in medical conditions, disordered eating, eating disorders, Health at Every Size, pre-pregnancy nutrition, and people in recovery. An expert with over twenty three years of experience in the field of eating disorders, for the past 23 years, Robyn has maintained a private practice in Beverly Hills, CA, where she specializes in medical conditions, disordered eating, eating disorders, dual diagnosis, preventative nutrition and athletes maximizing optimal nutrition.

Part 1: Helping Without Harming with Robyn Goldberg, RDN, CEDRD-S

Robyn Goldberg joins Dietitian Seasonings & Therapists Reasonings with the release of her new book The Eating Disorders Trap for a two part series. Part begins with Robyn discussing a case with a clinician who referred a very sick client to her. The clinician has minimal knowledge about eating disorders. Robyn’s role became one of educating the clinician about eating disorders with the attempt of having the clinicians help and not harm the client. Robyn, Jill and Meredith explore the process, experience and education clinicians need in order to be effective in the field of eating disorders. Robyn discusses through her 23 years of practice that most of what she has learned about the field has been through experience, mistakes and learning from them and strong mentoring relationships. How do you develop your confidence in speaking to others that may have more experience than you but you have more experience in the eating disorders field?

Part 2: I'm "Your 411" with Robyn Goldberg, RDN, CEDRD-S

In part 2 of our interview with Robyn Goldberg, RDN, CEDRD-S, Robyn discusses some content in her book regarding supporting and helping caregivers in supporting their loved one during eating disorder recovery. She discusses the importance of emphasizing not “envying” their loved one’s eating disorder. Robyn encourages the awareness of their loved one’s body language and their body language in addition to what is asked or stated.
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Listen to: Episode 186: Robyn Goldberg: The Eating Disorder Trap (April 2020)

Today, Kathy is joined by Robyn Goldberg, RDN, CEDRDS, as they discuss Robyn’s new book, The Eating Disorder Trap: A Guide for Clinicians and Loved Ones.

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