Therapy Thoughts
Therapy Thoughts
Aug 25, 2020
Episode 33: Body Positivity and Recovery in a Fat Body with Nia Patterson
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In this episode, Tiffany meets to talk with Nia Patterson (@thefriendineverwanted) about what recovery has been like for her in a fat, marginalized body. She tells us about the discrimination she received in treatment and how her treatment team encouraged her to maintain a downward trending weight. She talks about how she overcomes those internalized thoughts and also attacks from trolls online. We also discuss body positivity and how it differs from self-love and positive body image. Nia also lays out some action steps for those of us wanting to challenge your internalized fatphobia and society's diet culture. 

You can directly support Nia by venmoing her @niapatterson. You can find Nia's work @thefriendineverwanted, her podcast Body Trauma @bodytraumapod, and her business and merch

© 2020. All Rights Reserved Tiffany Roe, LLC. The Therapy Thoughts Podcast is for general informational purposes only. Not intended to diagnose or treat any condition, illness, or disease. Not intended to be financial, legal, medical or therapeutic advice.

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