Episode 70 - Feminism, The Thin Ideal, and Diet Culture with Kimberley Benton, Psy.D, CEDS

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Podcast Description:

Dr. Kimberley Benton is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. She is the owner of Oak City Psychology in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her primary specialty is the treatment of people who struggle with eating disorders and body image concerns.

Dr. Benton also has extensive training and experience in working with the LGBT+ community (particularly individuals who are transitioning), and with women in the areas of pregnancy, parenting and pregnancy/child loss. Dr. Benton earned her Master of Arts and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Georgia School of Professional Psychology. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She was a Licensed Psychologist in Georgia for 6 years before returning to North Carolina.

Dr. Benton has spoken at several events regarding the intersection of eating disorder diagnoses and people who identify as LGBTQ+. She is passionate about educating other clinicians about these two areas.

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