In this episode, Meg and Aleta Storch discuss the connection between ADHD and eating disorders. Aleta explains what ADHD is and why she became an ADHD dietician. She talks about how ADHD impacts behavior and relates to eating disorders. Aleta shares tips for setting oneself up for success in recovery from an eating disorder with ADHD, including finding a supportive therapist and developing a balanced routine. Other topics discussed include gamifying recovery, delayed gratification, medication, and tips for starting the healing journey.
ABOUT OUR GUEST
Aleta Storch is a Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with extensive experience in the field of mental health and nutrition. She completed her graduate studies at Bastyr University, an integrative, natural medicine school in Seattle, where she gained a deep understanding of the connection between food, body, mind, spirit, and community.
Aleta is the founder of Wise Heart Nutrition, a private practice where she specializes in supporting individuals struggling with eating disorders and ADHD. Her approach to care is weight-neutral and holistic, recognizing the complex interplay between physical and mental health. Aleta’s expertise in both mental health and nutrition makes her uniquely qualified to help individuals achieve their health and wellness goals.
Aleta’s Website: www.wiseheartnutrition.com/
Aleta’s Instagram: www.instagram.com/the_adhd_rd
Aleta’s LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/aleta-storch-…n-lmhc-641981b7/
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