Happy 2022! In this first episode of Season 3, Anna Lutz and Elizabeth Davenport are joined by Zoë Bisbing, a licensed psychotherapist, child and adolescent eating disorder specialist and founder of The Full Bloom Project. We highlight the challenges of raising body-confident kids in today’s culture and how parents can cultivate body-positive values in their families and homes.
We also discuss:
- The term body-positive parenting
- Obstacles parents face when raising body-confident kids
- Three steps for parents to take to foster body-confidence in their home
- How to know if an adolescent’s dissatisfaction with their changing body is an expected part of their development or a cause for concern
- What to say if your child approaches you with body image concerns
- The connection between body-positive parenting and social justice
- The Full Bloom Project
- The ABCs of Body-Positive Parenting
- Body-Positive Therapy NYC
- Sunny Side Up Nutrition Podcast
- Lutz, Alexander & Associates Nutrition Therapy
- Pinney Davenport Nutrition
Zoë Bisbing, LCSW, is a licensed psychotherapist based in New York City. She is the founder of Body-Positive Therapy NYC and has specialized in working with children, adolescents and adults struggling with disordered eating for over a decade. Zoë practices an integrative therapy approach that combines relational-psychodynamic, Internal Family Systems and Cognitive Behavioral therapies. She is certified in Family-Based Treatment and also the founder of The Full Bloom Project, a research-informed resource for parents striving to raise body-confident kids.