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Haley Goodrich RD, LDN, CEDRD-S The Journey to Real Health and Entrepreneurship

March 17, 2021

Haley is a registered dietician who mentors other dieticians looking for support and guidance in the field. She is also part of a specialty practice with 3 clinicians, that specializes in treating eating disorders.    After graduating college, Haley still didn’t know what job she wanted to pursue. She was considering going into the medical…

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Rochelle Garfield- Raising Eating Disorder Awareness and Encouraging us to Share our Stories

March 17, 2021

Rochelle is a licensed mental health counselor based in Brooklyn and NYC. She specializes in eating disorders, depression, anxiety and relationships. Most of her expertise is helping people struggling with anything related to food, exercise and body image.    Eating and food is so prevalent in our communities and at a certain point it’s all…

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall, What are my True Values After All?

February 15, 2021

Do you find yourself consistently picking fights with the mirror about your appearance? Maybe you’ve walked past and heard yourself utter these familiar phrases:   “I feel good about myself until I pass by a mirror.” “I avoid mirrors at all costs. I don’t want to see my reflection.” “I can’t stop looking in the…

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But I Need to Lose Weight for Health Reasons!

February 2, 2021

“But what if I have diabetes – it’s medically necessary for me to lose weight?”  As a registered dietitian who specializes in Intuitive Eating, this is something I hear A LOT!   Back when I was a student, we learnt that if you lose even 10% of your body weight, this can help lower your…

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Should we Take Life for Granted?

January 11, 2021

Should we Take Life for Granted?   Taking things for granted is a funny thing.    At face value, it sounds like a negative thing. Something to be avoided at all costs.    But two different instances in my life made this concept stick out in my mind, and I had to assess if this…

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Why Does Food Sooth my Aching Heart?

November 23, 2020

Imagine the scene – it’s 5:00pm. Everyone is home from school. Baby screaming. 4 year old temper tantruming. 10 year old trying to tell you about your day. AHHH you want to scream. You want to run away. “How is this happening again?” you ask yourself.   The pain, frustration, hurt, anger, and resentment boil…

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EP:40: Rivka Breuer, RDN and Certified Diabetes Educator – No More Shame, No More Extremes

November 18, 2020

In todays episode of Get INTUIT with Gila, I sit down to speak with Rivka Breuer. I felt like I had to have Rivka on this show because besides for her being an amazing Registered Dietitian, she is also a Certified Diabetes Educator. Now, this is a very much needed specialty in the field. But…

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EP:38: Somatic Therapy with Basya Pessin

November 16, 2020

Basya’s clients are in all kinds of pain; she works with a lot of trauma and sexual abuse. This wasn’t something she specifically chose, it happened organically. In school, Basya chose to pursue the area of substance abuse and did her internship at a substance abuse clinic which wasn’t right for her. She then transferred…

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Is There Such a Thing as True Happiness?

November 10, 2020

Is there such a thing as true happiness?   Every shiur I have ever gone to speaks about some level of happiness. We are asked what we really want out of life – some say family, children, some say money, a good job, but what it always filters down to, what we are always trying…

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I was Supposed to Have a Baby with Aimee Baron, MD

November 6, 2020

In the Jewish community, the topics of infertility, infant loss, and pregnancy loss are beginning to come to the surface. Aimee believes that you can never talk about any of these things too much. Aimee is a pediatrician who personally suffered from secondary infertility and had 6 miscarriages, two of which were in the 1st…

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EP.36 – “You Can’t Have a Little Bit of an Eating Disorder,” with Naomi Shulman

October 28, 2020

In today’s episode of Get Intuit with Gila, I  speak with Naomi Shulman.  Naomi is a frum(observant) women who is open about her past struggle with a severe eating disorder as well as the mental health diagnoses of bipolar disorder. She has started an organization with Zahava List – Chazkeinu. This is a beautiful, amazing,…

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Is Dieting a Religious Value?

October 26, 2020

For a long portion of my life, I was in the “favorable” box of society. I was on a diet. Being on a diet is where it’s at, right? All the cool kids are doing it. You are a part of something bigger than yourself, whether you intended it or not.    I was comfortable…

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Skinny Shaming Versus Fat Shaming

October 21, 2020

Have you ever been inside a mansion, dreaming of every fine detail and piece for your own imaginary house? You find yourself envisioning a glamorous dinner, served to you by a waiter so you’ll never have to get up again. Everything is perfect. Pristine. Orderly. Matching. This house is your dream house. No, better yet,…

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Ep. 32: Shevi Samet: Does Guilt Have a Role in our Relationship with Food?

October 19, 2020

Shevi grew up in a home that was very health conscious. Her home wasn’t food restrictive but it was definitely fat-phobic, which turned her into a chronic dieter. Both of her sisters struggled with eating disorders, so she was always surrounded by food consciousness. No matter how much she weighed, she wanted to weigh 15…

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EP.35 Jennifer McGurk-Pursuing recovery from an eating disorder, diet culture and now Private Practice!

October 19, 2020

Jennifer has been a dietitian for 14 years and passionately helps her clients develop a healthy relationship with food. She manages a group practice and also helps other dieticians work towards building a successful practice in the dietetics field. Jennifer is a futuristic person which helps propel her business forward, but sometimes holds her back…

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