This week I spoke with the amazing Dr. Anita Johnston. We spoke about using metaphors with food to help us decode what things we are really “hungry” for. When we can decode what our cravings are telling us about our life we can learn so much valuable information that we can use to transform our relationship with food and ourselves. We discuss the meaning of soul hunger and give you lots of good resources to start this work on your own. We touch on Waldorf education and the work of Rudolf Steiner and how he inspired her work (which is especially exciting for me as I am a teacher at a Waldorf school)
Anita Johnston, Ph.D., CEDS, is a Depth Psychologist, certified eating disorder specialist, storyteller, and author of Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationships with Food Through Myth, Metaphor, and Storytelling, which has been published in six languages..
She has been working in the field of women’s issues for over 35 years and is currently the Clinical Director of ‘Ai Pono Hawaii which has outpatient eating disorder programs in Honolulu, the Big Island of Hawaii, and a residential treatment program in Maui.
She is the co-creator of the Light of the Moon Café, an interactive e-course, women’s circle, and online “workbook” for Eating in the Light of the Moon.
Dr. Johnston provides individual consultations via teleconferencing and lectures around the world to professional organizations, conferences, universities, medical institutions, and the community at large. She is best known for integrating metaphor and storytelling into her training as a clinical psychologist to explain the complex issues that underlie struggles with eating and body image.
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You can reach her at: email@example.com
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