A Spiritual Perspective to Eating Disorder Recovery with Manaal Mulla

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this week's podcast, Han is joined by Integrative Psychotherapist Manaal Mulla. Manaal grew up in Dubai, is of Indian origin, and trained in the UK, so her passion lies in providing culturally sensitive care for clients with anxiety, eating disorders, and relationship difficulties. Manaal is a psychotherapist at First Steps ED in the UK and at Monarch Health Centres in Dubai, as well as a columnist for BACP spiritually journal thresholds and provides eating disorder training to professionals.

This week, we discuss:

  • The struggle of perfectionism and how Manaal works with clients to overcome this.

  • The impact of faith and spirituality in eating disorders.

  • The Impact of Cultural Closeness in Therapy.

  • Challenges individuals may face during religious ceremonies e.g. Ramadan.

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