The Full of Beans Podcast

di Hannah Hickinbotham

The Full of Beans podcast, hosted by Han (your favourite crazy bean) is on a mission to reduce eating disorder stigma and increase ED awareness. Join Han weekly to hear the inspiring conversations she establishes with a range of individuals including those with personal experience and their loved ones as well as researchers, clinicians and charities who are all working to increase the understanding of eating disorders. Using ... 

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Episodi del podcast

  • Stagione 1

  • Recovery from Disordered Eating: Choosing an Unfamiliar Heaven over a Familiar Hell with Sabrina Magnan

    Recovery from Disordered Eating: Choosing an Unfamiliar Heaven over a Familiar Hell with Sabrina Magnan

    In this week's episode, Han is joined by Sabrina Magnan. Sabrina is a Food Freedom & Intuitive Eating Coach who helps chronic dieters heal their relationship with food & their bodies and develop lasting health-promoting habits so that they can find true authentic health, free from obsession and guilt. This week, we discuss: Sabrina's journey to becoming a food freedom coach, encouraged by her personal experience of orthorexia and disordered eating. Advice for considering the impact your behaviours have now on your future, and managing the discomfort this can provoke. The normalisation of disordered eating behaviours in society and how to navigate moving away from them. The rise of "Crunchy Moms" and the normalisation of orthorexic tendencies. What on earth is meant by terms such as "healthy", "balanced", "moderation", "enough" and how to learn to "trust" yourself around food. Set point theory, how this determines your weight range and why aiming for a desired weight is not always possible. Sabrina guides me through how she would coach a client when they have internal beliefs about how others perceive them and how to adapt these. To find out more about Sabrina, you can follow her on Instagram at @sabrina.magnan.health or visit https://sabrinamagnan.com/ to find out more! Kindly note, that this episode delves into sensitive eating disorder topics. Remember to take care of yourself while listening, and always seek professional help if needed. This podcast is your bridge to insightful discussions, not a substitute for clinical guidance.

  • Integrated CBT-E for Eating Disorders with Agnes Ayton

    Integrated CBT-E for Eating Disorders with Agnes Ayton

    In this week's episode, Han is joined by Agnes Ayton. Agnes is a Consultant Psychiatrist, the Chair of the Faculty of Eating Disorders RCPsych at RCPsych Consultant Psychiatrist in Eating Disorders, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Oxford. Agnes has a longstanding commitment to improving patient safety and quality of care and has published on these topics, more recently, the MEED guidelines. This week, we discuss: Agnes’ experience as a psychiatrist, and how this lead to research in eating disorders. What is CBT-E (enhanced) and integrated CBT-E. How integrated CBT-E differs from treatment as usual (TAU) in an inpatient setting. The importance yet difficulties of research in an inpatient setting. The outcomes of the integrated CBT-E study. How other services can implement integrated CBT-E into their treatment options. You can find out more about Agnes and her research by connecting with her on X (@AgnesAyton) or check out the paper mentioned in this podcast here. Kindly note, that this episode delves into sensitive eating disorder topics, including BMI metrics. Remember to take care of yourself while listening, and always seek professional help if needed. This podcast is your bridge to insightful discussions, not a substitute for clinical guidance.

  • Untangling the Influence of Autism on Anorexia with Quirky Thoughts

    Untangling the Influence of Autism on Anorexia with Quirky Thoughts

    n this week’s episode, Han is joined by @qui_rkythoughts. She has personal experience of anorexia and autism to celebrate #autismacceptanceweek. She works with charities, hosts career fairs, and explores the intersection of eating disorders and autism on her podcast, @qui_rkythoughts. This week, we discuss: Trish's experience of anorexia and inpatient admissions, and how autism influenced Trish's patterns of behaviour. How to navigate autistic behaviours vs eating disorder behaviours and understand where the behaviours are coming from. Trish's advice for supporting someone who is neurodiverse during an inpatient admission. To find out more about Trish, you can listen to her podcast Quirky Thoughts where she chats about her experiences, acknowledge her uniqueness and embrace autism or follow her on Instagram @qui_rkythoughts. Kindly note, that this episode delves into sensitive eating disorder topics, including BMI metrics. Remember to take care of yourself while listening, and always seek professional help if needed. This podcast is your bridge to insightful discussions, not a substitute for clinical guidance.

  • All I Can Think is That I'm Not Skinny Enough with AnDy Darling

    All I Can Think is That I'm Not Skinny Enough with AnDy Darling

    In this week's episode, Han is joined by AnDy Darling. AnDy Darling is a singer-songwriter, described as a mix of Gwen Stefani and Doja Cat, AnDy's music blends acoustic and electronic vibes, serving up catchy melodies and bold lyrics. Her latest single ‘Skinny' dives deep into body image struggles, partnering with BDD Foundation to raise awareness and offer support. AnDy's a burst of energy, both sassy and bubbly, leaving a lasting impression with her fresh sound. This week, we discuss: AnDy's experience of BDD and how this inspires her music. The role of beauty ideals and how they impacted AnDy's experience of her body. The role of the music industry and how it can work to support societal mental health. To find out more about AnDy, you can follow her on Instagram @andy_darling_ae or find her on TikTok @iamandydarling. Kindly note, that this episode delves into sensitive eating disorder and body image topics. Remember to take care of yourself while listening, and always seek professional help if needed. This podcast is your bridge to insightful discussions, not a substitute for clinical guidance.

  • An Expert Deep Dive in to Body Dysmorphic Disorder with Dr Amita Jassi

    An Expert Deep Dive in to Body Dysmorphic Disorder with Dr Amita Jassi

    In this week's episode, Han is joined by Dr Amita Jassi. Amita is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the National and Specialist OCD, BDD, and Related Disorder Service for Children and Young People at South London and Maudsley (SLAM) NHS Trust. Amita is the lead for the BDD service and Research Lead for the clinic. In addition, she holds the role of Equality and Diversity Lead for National Specialist CAMHS and serves as a trustee for the BDD Foundation charity. This week, we discuss: What is body dysmorphia, including the signs, symptoms and causes of BDD. The psychology behind BDD and the research that is required. Treatment options available for those with BDD. Where BDD falls in the diagnostic criteria and how the variety of presentations affects this. Important considerations when exploring body-altering surgeries and the importance of screening ahead of surgeries. Stigmas associated with BDD and how we can support individuals to understand more about BDD. How non-specialist services can get involved to support their patients with BDD. To find out more about Amita, you can follow her on Instagram (@dr.amita.jassi), Twitter (@Dr_Amita_Jassi) or find out about Amita's work at SLAM here. Kindly note, that this episode delves into sensitive eating disorder topics. Remember to take care of yourself while listening, and always seek professional help if needed. This podcast is your bridge to insightful discussions, not a substitute for clinical guidance.