Episode 2. The Continuation of “Trouble in Paradise. The Obesity Epidemic”.
The Dr. Pepper brothers, Drs Gary and Robert Pepper, continue their discussion of treating individuals who are overweight. Robert explains how in psychotherapy sessions he approaches the subject of being overweight with his clients and emotional barriers preventing some people from talking about the issue. Later Robert delves into the types of unhealthy relationships people may have with body image and eating, and other unconscious hurdles that interfere with achieving their weight goals. Later Robert discusses attachments people form with food, for example, crunchy versus sweet, comfort foods etc. , that drive unhealthy eating. The two doctors compare notes on the challenges they face in their day to day interactions with treating overweight clients. Related information about this subject can be found at www.metabolism.com
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