Dr. Piran is an award-winning author, researcher, teacher, and mentor. She is Professor Emerita at the University of Toronto, a clinical psychologist, and a school consultant. She is a prolific scholar, an author and co-editor of 5 books, and a frequent international speaker on embodiment, body image, and eating disorder prevention and treatment.
In this episode, Dana and Elizabeth discuss the concept of embodiment and how eating disorders are a social justice issue. Dr. Piran offers ideas on how teachers can constructively use their own experiences to support their students developing a positive relationship with their own bodies.