I have an affirmation board in my office and welcome clients to take

whatever they need from it after each session.

You can download a pdf copy of these sayings here:




Eating Disorder Recovery, Intuitive Eating & Fat Liberation

  • Decolonizing Wellness The Embodiment of Disobedience: Fat Black                                  Women's Unruly Political Bodies (Andrea Elizabeth Shaw)

  • Bad Fat Black Girl (Sesali Bowen)

  • Don't Let It Get You Down: Essays On Race, Gender, And The Body                                             (Savala Nolan)

  • Unashamed Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim (Leah Vernon)

  • Hunger (Roxane Gay)

  • Heavy: An American Memoir (Kiese Laymon)

  • Thick And Other Essays (Tressie McMillan Cottom)

  • Fat and Queer: An Anthology of Queer and Trans Bodies and Lives (Editors: Miguel M. Morales, Bruce Owens Grimm, & Tiff Joshua TJ Ferentini)

  • Heavy Burdens: Stories of Motherhood and Fatness (Judy Verseghy)

  • Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement (Charlotte Cooper)

  • Body Stories: In and Out and with and Through Fat (Jill Andrew & May Friedman)

  • Big: Stories About Life In Plus-Sized Bodies (Edited by Christina Myers) 

  • The Intuitive Eating Journal: Your Guided Journey for Nourishing a Healthy                     Relationship with Food (Elyse Resch MS RDN)

  • Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach (4th Edition, Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch)

  • Intuitive Eating Workbook (Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch)

  • Intuitive Eating Workbook for Teens (Elyse Resch MS RDN)

  • The Body Is Not An Apology (Sonya Renee Taylor)

  • More Than a Body: Your Body Is An Instrument, Not An Ornament (Dr. Lexie Kite & Dr. Lindsay Kite)

  • Belly of the Beast: The Politics of Anti-Fatness as Anti-Blackness (Da'Shaun L. Harrison)

  • Fearing the Black Body Paperback (Sabrina Strings)

  • Do Better: Spiritual Activism for Fighting and Healing from White Supremacy

      (Rachel Ricketts)

  • Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Better Ancestor (Layla Saad)

  • The Inside Scoop on Eating Disorder Recovery: Advice from Two Therapists Who Have Been There (1st Edition, Colleen Reichmann & Jennifer Rollin)

  • What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work: A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers (Adele Lafrance & Ashley P. Miller)

  • The Recovery Mama Guide to Your Eating Disorder Recovery in Pregnancy and Postpartum

      (Linda Shanti McCabe) 

  • Fat Girls in Black Bodies: Creating Communities of Our Own (Joy Arlene Renee Cox)

  • What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Fat

      (Aubrey Gordon)

  • Anti-Diet (Christy Harrison)

Trauma, Boundaries, & Relationships 

  • Healing Trauma: A Pioneering Program for Restoring the                                                   Wisdom of Your Body (Peter A. Levine PhD)

  • Man's Search for Meaning (Viktor Frankl)

  • Polyvagal Theory in Therapy: Engaging the Rhythm of Regulation

      (Deborah A. Dana & Stephen W. Porges)

  • Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents

      (Lindsay C. Gibson)

  • Recovering from Emotionally Immature Parents: Practical Tools to Establish Boundaries and Reclaim Your Emotional Autonomy

      (Lindsay C. Gibson, PsyD)

  • Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder

      (Paul T. T. Mason MS & Randi Kreger)

  • Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself

      (Nedra Glover Tawwab)

  • A Hunger So Wide And So Deep: A Multiracial View of Women's Eating Problems (Becky Thompson)

  • Treating Black Women with Eating Disorders: A Clinician's Guide (Edited by Charlynn Small & Mazella Fuller)

  • Eating Disorders in Gender Diverse Populations: Advocacy Toolkit                                     (Created by Scout Silverstein; posted here with permission)

  • How Eating Disorders Impact Queer and Trans People                                                          (Article Written and Reported by Adryan Corcione)

  • Unique Causes and Manifestations of Eating Disorders Within                                      Transgender Populations (Written by Sula Malina)  

  • Indigenous Perspectives in the Discourse of Eating Disorders

      (Webinar hosted by Maureen Plante, MSc Counselling Psychology

      Student & Stephanie Tipple (Mi’kmaw), PhD Counselling Psychology Student) 

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Fat Studies (Edited by Cat Pausé and Sonya Renee Taylor) 

  • The LGBTQ community faces many challenges, including discrimination,

      bullying, lack of support, and high levels of daily and chronic

      stress. This can lead to an increased risk for substance use

      disorders. To spread awareness to the community and their

      loved ones/allies, Bicycle Health recently published an educational guide on Substance

      Use Disorder (SUD) in the LGBTQ+ community. 

I've co-hosted several webinars related to navigating eating disorders & diet culture, as well as webinars for professionals such as doctors & mental health professionals. To view recordings of these presentations, please visit my "Workshops & Support Group" section of the website. 


Social Media Pages That Support Values in Line With Intersectionality, Anti-Racism, & Fat Liberation

  • @fit.flexible.fluid 

  • @whitneytrotter.rd

  • @haes_by_asdah

  • @nicolahaggett

  • @elliottgeneste

  • @bodyimagewithbri 

  • @bodyimage_therapist

  • @heytiffanyroe

  • @dashaunlh
  • @nedratawwab
  • @raffela_mancuso
  • @medicalherstory
  • @nic.mcdermid
  • @dr.thema
  • @bodyliberationwithlindley
  • @blackandembodied
  • @nakeiahomer
  • @austinchanning
  • @tiffanyima
  • @danielleisanxious
  • @luzanima

  • @theeddietitian

  • @luzanima

  • @dr.annlouise.lockhart

  • @the.lovelybecoming

  • @jennifer_rollin

  • @leesareneehall

  • @inclusivetherapists

  • @inclusivecanada

  • @antiracisteducationnow

  • @sonyareneetaylor

  • @morganharpernichols

  • @drcolleenreichmann

  • @drlaurenfogelmersy 

  • @black.nutritionist

  • @thecominghomechronicles

  • @the20somethingspoonie

  • @alilbitoffaith

  • @disableddiscourse


  • Unsolicited: Fatties Talk Back

  • Maintenance Phase 

  • Food Psych

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