Sunday, February 28, 2021 – Episode 233

Sunday, February 28, 2021 - Episode 233
By: Dr. Joanna Dudek

Increasing Your Self-Caring and Self-Compassion

  • Today, I have an excerpt from an interview with Dr. Joanna Dudek from our Lipedema & Keto Worldwide Summit held in 2017.
  • Dr. Dudek is a psychologist and nutritionist who specializes in contextual behavioral therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP).
  • She conducted research on psychological aspects of living with lipedema as a PhD student at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw, Poland where she is now an instructor.
  • Joanna also serves on the Medical Advisory Board for the Lipedema Project.
  • In this excerpt, Dr. Dudek talks about psychological flexibility and how this practice allows women with lipedema to have a meaningful life despite having a chronic illness.
  • She describes some small actions women can take to increase their self-caring and self-compassion.