For more than thirty years, Dr. Judi Hollis has been featured on CNN, Extra, Inside Edition, Oprah, Sally, and Leeza among others. Self magazine voted her treatments among the top ten in the nation. She has been a licensed family therapist for more than 30 years and is maintaining her own 70-pound weight loss. Her difficult message of promoting internal spiritual connection and deep personality change is the only valid and lasting approach to weight loss.
Since opening the nation’s first eating disorders unit and authoring best sellers such as From Bagels to Buddha, Fat is a Family Affair, Fat & Furious, and Hot & Heavy, Dr. Hollis has been training professionals internationally and presenting to community groups about family and individual treatments for addictive eating styles and food obsessions. In furthering that effort, she has also produced many workbooks, videos, CDs, and DVDs.
She has taught at universities, hospitals and community agencies, including the US Navy’s treatment programs, the FBI, Betty Ford Center, Hazelden, Omega and Esalen Institutes. In addition to her radio show, “Dr. Jude’s Ladies Lounge,” she currently maintains consulting and phone coaching practices on both coasts, dividing her time between New York City and Palm Springs, Californ
Fat is a Family Affair
See how weight loss affects all family members and what you can do to help yourself.
Whether you’re two hundred pounds overweight, fifty pounds underweight, or preoccupied with losing and gaining the same fifteen pounds year after year, food obsession is a serious, lifelong, chronic illness and a substitute for risking true intimacy. If you really want to change your body, relationships must change first. Healing from a “knocked to your knees” obsessive relationship with food also requires help. The process involves turning away from the familiar, self-administered comfort of food to the riskier prospect of looking to other for true nurturance. That’s why “fat is a family affair.” And that’s why lasting recovery from food obsessions means not only establishing a healthy self-identity but also renegotiating the most important relationships in your life. Dr. Hollis shows you how in this best-selling classic that has helped thousands of families heal from dysfunctions centered on food.
Fat & Furious2013
From Bagels To Buddha2012