Obesity - How to restore the person behind it
with Fiona Sheldon
"There is a link between trauma and obesity - active past trauma often underlines emotional eating such as lack of attachment, abuse, bullying in childhood, domestic abuse, workplace bullying or a range of other incidental traumatic events"
Our latest expert is Fiona Sheldon, a Human Givens psychotherapist who works in a private practice in Wiltshire, where she helps people struggling with obesity and associated body image difficulties.
In this podcast Fiona explores the intrinsic connection between eating behaviours and emotional disorders, including past trauma, and offers in-depth guidance on how therapists can help people struggling with these issues to find a route back to living healthy and fulfilling lives.
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