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Are we obsessed with Healthy Eating and Body Image?

Are we obsessed with Healthy Eating and Body Image?

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  •  Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5BZ
  •  (Exact address will be provided after booking)
Suitable for: Adults
Antigone Lanitis is studying for a Doctorate of Counselling Psychology at City University and is currently undertaking a placement within the NHS at an outpatient Eating Disorde... More Info »
This Funzing Experience:

In this talk we will discuss the potential link between Orthorexia Nervosa - the pathological unhealthy obsession with healthy eating, and social media use.

As well as develop an understanding of what body image is, and attempt to develop your own body image timeline, whilst reflecting on what behaviours may be negatively affecting your relationship with your body.

This talk starts with an invitation to think of what body image is, how it develops and the factors affecting it - One of which is social media.

The speaker will share some of the findings from her research into social media and how we can choose what we are exposed to.

As well as share insight in how to change body checking behaviours that are contributing to negative thoughts about your body.

Venue: Sway, Covent Garden.

Doors: 7pm / Talk starts: 7.30pm

*Please see venue website for admission (age restrictions) or accessibility information. Our talks may be filmed for promotional purposes.


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In this talk we will discuss the potential link between Orthorexia Nervosa - the pathological unhealthy obsession with healthy eating, and social media use. As well as develop an understanding of what body image is, and attempt to develop yo... Read More
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