Dr. Nina Savelle-Rocklin is a psychoanalyst, author, speaker and internationally-recognized expert in weight, food and body image issues. Her personal experience with these issues gives her a unique understanding of how to overcome them, and she knows how to create lasting transformation. She’s been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Prevention, Real Simple, Redbook, Huffington Post and many other publications, and is a frequent guest expert at summits, podcasts, radio and events. Dr. Nina helps people lose weight without dieting by focusing on what’s eating “at” them instead of what they are eating. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes an award-winning blog, Make Peace With Food, hosts a podcast and video series. Her book, Food For Thought, on the treatment of eating disorders, is an Amazon bestseller. For more information please visit: drninainc.com
The Dr Nina Show
Our culture is obsessed with health, yet 95 percent of all diets fail. This call-in radio program features weekly topics on the subject of weight loss without dieting. Dr. Nina shares the secrets she’s used with thousands of men and women all over the world to create permanent, sustainable weight loss . Using a combination of humor, compassion and expertise, she helps listeners focus on what’s eating “at” them instead of on what they are eating. Dr. Nina gives lively advice and guidance, inspiring the audience to make peace with food and keep the weight off for good.
“Maui or not?”
Answering a listener’s question, Dr. Nina explains how to deal with food deprivation while on a restricted eating plan for autoimmune issues, sharing her own experience. Caller Andrea was thinking of canceling a trip to Maui for fear of being judged in her bikini and caller Nicole wanted to know how to deal with anxiety. Check out the show for clarity on how to deal with these issues and more.
The Battle of the Blueberry Muffin
Dr. Nina talks with psychologist Dr. Aleta Edwards about her book, Fear Of The Abyss, which explores themes of shame, control and perfectionism. Dr. Nina discusses how that impacts our relationship with ourselves and with food. She also explores why caller Nicole experienced a “battle with a blueberry muffin.” Don’t miss this fascinating show!
Food Addiction & Calls From Listeners
Caller Andrea has a question about what to say to people who make comments about what she's eating. Dr. Nina shares specific strategies for how to deal with the "food police" whose well-meaning comments usually backfire. Caller Nicole reports on her progress and has a question about eating sweets before dinner. Dr. Nina suggests identifying the food rules that Nicole (and many of us) have, and then challenging them. She also discusses the myth of food addiction.
The Truth About Binge Eating Disorder
It's not about willpower! Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder, yet most people who have it don't realize they have a treatable condition. Dr. Nina explains what binge eating disorder is and dispels some of the myths about it. She also talks with caller Nicole about the underlying causes of her regression into obsessive thoughts about food and weight.
Questions From Viewers
Dr. Nina answers questions from James, who wants to know how to remind himself to use the VARY self-soothing strategy; from Toni, who questioned how to respond to people who comment about her weight loss; and from Nicole, who's focused on losing weight as a means to feel good about herself. She also discusses the post-holiday blues.
Calls With Listeners:
Dr. Nina talks with Karen about a relationship issue with her husband that makes her "turn to chocolate for solace." Nicole called in with an update about setting boundaries and asks for advice on how to deal with her mother's inappropriate comments about her body. Andrea asked about how to deal with body issue issues and the social pressure to "be perfect."