Melodie Simmons

Nourishing our Black Roots: A Holistic Approach to Eating Disorders

A Talk by Dr. Melodie Simmons (CEO, RevealED)

About this Talk

Nourishing Our Black Roots addresses eating disorders in the Black community through a holistic approach. It dispels misconceptions, explores cultural influences, and acknowledges the intersectionality of race and eating disorders. The workshop focuses on prevention and intervention strategies tailored to the community, promoting collaboration with healthcare professionals and community support. It emphasizes harm reduction, body liberation, self-love, and acceptance. Participants learn practical tools. By nurturing resilience and fostering a supportive environment, the workshop aims to create positive change, empower individuals, and promote well-being. Through this comprehensive approach, we can nourish Black roots and foster a healthier community. 

November 04, 2023, 01:10 PM

01:10 PM - 01:40 PM

About The Speakers

Melodie Simmons

Dr. Melodie Simmons

CEO, RevealED

Founder and CEO of RevealED, Adjunct Professor at Grand Canyon University (Lopes up!), Executive Director for Center for Discovery, Licensed Professional Counselor in Arizona and a Registered Supervisor