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Get to Know Me!




I had so much fun being interviewed by Patricia Kirby for The Art Therapy Blog on using expressive arts for treating folks with eating disorders and body dissatisfaction, I thought you may enjoy some of my answers! Trigger Warning I … Continue reading

03. February 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: art therapy, ASDAH, Binge Eating, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, HAES® | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fashion Weak




Every February New York City hosts an international extravaganza of fashion.  Year after year despite an increasing amount of public protest and outrage about the lack of size diversity of the models, the images associated with Fashion Week remain unchanged.  … Continue reading

23. February 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Eating disorders | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 5 comments

Status Quotes




“Recovering from my family vacation.” “If I could remember your name I’d ask you where I left my car keys.” “Could you speak up? My son’s a bassist!” Before there were Facebook status updates there were T-shirt status updates.  I … Continue reading

03. June 2012 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Dr. Deah | Tags: , , , | 11 comments

S(lap) H(bands)




Those of you that read Dr. Deah’s Tasty Morsels know that I have an enormous amount of rage about the Lap Band(r).  My reasons are both personal and professional.  A close relative of mine had the lap band procedure and … Continue reading

02. October 2011 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 comment

My Scale is NOT the Boss of Me!




I was 8 months pregnant and had gained 55 pounds so far. I went for my check up and my doctor, said to me, “Deah Schwartz, WE don’t have 50 pound weight gains in THIS practice.” I looked at him, … Continue reading

26. June 2011 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

Spare Change? A True Story:




When I was the Director of the Expressive Arts Therapy Department at a Psychiatric Hospital in the Bay Area, there were many ways we categorized our patients.  One way was to separate the voluntary admissions from the involuntary admissions.  Along … Continue reading

26. June 2011 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance | Tags: , , , , , | 1 comment