Weight-Neutral Practice: Beliefs and Attitudes of Aussie Dietitians

jessica-to-oto-o-pL-W0OYKolA-unsplashToday’s journal article in the spotlight is from non other than Aussie Dietitian, Fiona Willer.

I believe Fiona has (almost) completed her PhD!  and the first publication from her PhD was released just this year.  It was a study investigating Australian Dietitians’ beliefs and attitudes towards weight loss and Health at Every Size ® (HAES) counselling when working with larger bodied clients. Continue reading

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How often do you undertake reflective practice?

alisa-anton-182057-unsplashAre you working in private practice? How often are you taking part in formal self-reflection on your cases?

We know running a business is pretty hectic and Dietitians (and other allied health too) are constantly rushing from one place to the next. So it makes sense our professional development can go out the window in the process!

We get it. However, today’s post will hopefully give you some food for thought on why it’s worth getting board with formally reflecting on your clinical cases. Continue reading

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Selfies and Body Dissatisfaction

mink-mingle-53274-unsplashThere is a growing body of evidence investigating the impact of social media on our mental health. As Dietitians, we need to be aware of this research and how it might be affecting our patients and clients’ health. A recent interesting study on selfies is a great place to start if you’re new to this knowledge area. Continue reading

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