New Director of Policy & Government Affairs, Joslyn P. Smith

BEDA is pleased to welcome Joslyn P. Smith as Director of Policy & Government Affairs.  In this role, Joslyn will be responsible for developing and managing BEDA’s federal agenda, coordinating and strategizing with other national eating disorders, mental health, and healthcare provider organizations, monitoring regulations and legislation, and serving as the primary liaison with Congress and the federal executive branch. She will […]

I Am NOT the Stigma – Matt Shepherd – WSAW 2016

What up Bruh! I am a filmmaker, YouTuber, actor, and a man in recovery from an eating disorder and morbid obesity. Sharing my experience, brings such great purpose to my life. My YouTube channel is called Meet Matt Shep. As I continue to recover, I continually meet new sides of myself that challenge old ways […]

Aaron Flores, RDN, Response to Camp Shane Weight Loss Camps – WSAW 2016

Read Aaron’s blog post, My Response to Camp Shane Weight Loss Camps. Aaron Flores is a registered dietitian nutritionist is the owner of Balance Variety and Moderation RDN in Calabasas, California. With nearly 10 years of experience, Aaron has worked with eating disorders in a variety of settings. A large part of his career was spent working at […]