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The Eating Disorder Trap Podcast

The Eating Disorder Trap Podcast creates an expansive resource system for people struggling with eating disorders. Hosted by Robyn Goldberg, an IAEDP certified eating disorder registered dietitian/supervisor and certified intuitive eating counselor.

Jun 28, 2021

Shari Botwin, LCSW, has been counseling survivors of all types of trauma in her Cherry Hill, New Jersey private practice for over twenty-three years. Her second book, “Thriving After Trauma: Stories of Living and Healing,” deals with overcoming trauma including physical and sexual abuse, war-related injury, loss due to tragedy or illness and natural disasters. Real stories and practical tools shed light on how to let go of the shame, guilt, anger, and despair after a traumatic experience. Shari has conducted Keynote presentations for Monte Nido, International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Organization, Hoftstra University and Bay Path University. She has given expert testimony on breaking stories related to trauma (Covid-19) on a variety of international media outlets; including, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, NBC News Now with Dr. John Torres, ABC News, CBS News, MSNBC Live, CTV News, CP-24 News, CNN, Sports Illustrated, Prevention Magazine, Greatist, The Associated Press, Philadelphia Magazine and Radio Europe. Shari has also published feature articles in several online trade magazines including, Thrive Global, The Sage Board, Huffington Post, The Toronto Star, The Authority Magazine, Medium and the Philadelphia Inquirer.


We discuss topics including:

  • How musical theater helped with her own healing from trauma
  • Ways to manage trauma
  • Be honest with your clients and be open and share with them them you would like to learn through their experience
  • Offer compassion
  • You don’t have to a trauma survivor to be good working with trauma


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