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June Alexander in podcast with Karin Lewis on eating disorder recovery and the diary
A podcast with eating disorder therapist Karin Lewis tells of how a love of writing and family helped me to forge a life of my own, beyond a 44-year battle with anorexia nervosa. As background to the podcast interview, Karin invited me to..
What does an eating disorder look like to you?
Do you think you can tell a person has an eating disorder just by their appearance? Do you think a person with an eating disorder looks a certain way? Do you think they are either very fat or very thin,..
Interview: Mamamia’s podcast ‘The Quicky’
We thank Mamamia and The Quicky for helping to raise awareness about eating disorders (ED) and in particular, EDs impacting adult women. June was delighted to share her story and the message that recovery is possible at every age. Click here to..
June speaks with Dr. Cynthia M. Bulik – Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative
June was delighted to join Dr. Cynthia M. Bulik, principal investigator for the Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI), for a Facebook Live recently. June speaks about her story and experience of anorexia nervosa, and how diary writing can help people..
Routledge ‘Experts on Mental Health’ hub
June was thrilled to be invited to contribute to the Routledge Experts on Mental Health hub. You can access the hub via this link – look for June’s video at the top of the list: How can diary writing help..
Interview with June Alexander – OCR FM (Geelong)
June was interviewed recently by Edwina and Greg McHenry on Community Connect. Listen via iTunes or OCR FM podcasts.
Using ED recovery skills to cope with COVID-19 isolation
How are you coping with your eating disorder (ED) during the COVID-19 pandemic? Even if, like me, you have been in recovery or recovered from the illness for some years, the social and physical isolation restrictions enforced by our health..
It’s time to be visible, be loud, be a nuisance about eating disorders
To mark the fourth annual World Eating Disorders Action Day on June 2, this story is the first in a series on the 2019 theme, “Eating Disorders: We Can’t Afford to Wait”. By Susan Ringwood We’ve been waiting for a..
Podcast: A Girl Called Tim: Escape from an Eating Disorder Hell
Hello – I’m June Alexander, and I’m going to speak to you today about my memoir, A Girl Called Tim: Escape from an Eating Disorder Hell. I’m going to read from my memoir, and first of all I’m going to read..
Hope Night at New Zealand Eating Disorders Clinic – Thursday, December 12, 2017
New Zealand Eating Disorders Clinic (NZEDC) Presents: Hope Night Inspiring Hope and Advocating that Recovery is Possible NZEDC is hosting a ‘Hope Night’ for people who are struggling with eating disorders and their families. The purpose of the night..