Welcome to Chasing Hunger: Examining the myths and illusions of Eating Disorders

December 13, 2016
Hosted by Kathy Welter-Nichols

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This first episode sets the frame with Kathy Welter-Nichols, host and author, and Peter Tongue, gifted interviewer, who spent thirty years in two top ranking Independent schools in Canada and the UK. There is always a start and in this first show, Peter and Kathy take us there. Kathy's passion, is the difference that makes the difference. She has become both a pioneer and an expert in her field. In this deeply compassionate and heart felt show, you will hear transformational stories as well as weekly tips and tools you can use to help yourself or someone you love. Eating Disorders do not operate in a vacuum, so involving the family has been a critical consideration for her and has helped families come together creating new awareness and releasing old patterns of blame, guilt and shame. Kathy welcomes your participation and will answer questions during each show either by email or call in. Chasing Hunger is broadcast live every Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on the Voice America: Health & Wellness Channel.

Chasing Hunger

Chasing Hunger

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One in three people knows someone suffering with an eating disorder. Chasing Hunger unravels the struggles of these issues offering real tools you can use to help reclaim your life from eating disorders.

What can I eat? Will I gain weight? What about anxiety? I can’t sleep. I’m having panic attacks and I’m bloated all the time. What about junk sugar and junk foods? I feel ashamed, I feel guilty.

These and many more behavior patterns are linked to eating disorders, along with beliefs and values that are often sacrificed in the secretive drive for thinness.

The ability to build new resources that support optimal self-care and self-love is a pre-requisite for lasting recovery, built on gratitude and forgiveness. Join us.

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Kathy Welter-Nichols

Kathy Welter-Nichols

Kathy Welter-Nichols is a clinician and author; she runs a private practice in Vancouver, B.C. Canada. Over the years she has helped thousands of people achieve positive results, which inspired her to create a specialized program called “The Bulimia Breakthrough Method.”

She is a published author of several books: Chasing Hunger: The 90-day Bulimia Breakthrough Challenge is the one that put her in front of a TV audience on the CBS-produced, internationally syndicated show “The Doctors.” Her other titles include: Meditation for Beginners, Mindful for Beginners and My Birth, My Way. She is also a birth coach and doula, and teaches weekly meditation practices. She is the winner of the 1999 Spirit of Community Award for her dedicated service in hospice work for patients struggling with a life threatening illness and their families.

Her expertise offers real insight into the challenges of eating disorders and its debilitating effects. Through insightful questioning, she has gathered knowledge and information that has been key in assisting people to achieve positive recovery.

Kathy’s passion and deep empathy for the human condition has honed her insightful intuition for understanding people. This combination of education, skill, passion and her unique approach make her a dynamic leader in the field of recovery from eating disorders.

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