Lucy Aphramor on disrupting narratives, how relationships with food can serve as a vehicle for deeper work, & redefining the default for "good Dietitian."
- What interrupts our access to our body story – what is permissible and accessible?
- How can we provide a space where “I am OK” is available?
- Relational ways of connecting using a variety of frameworks using metaphors and stories
- Assumptions that are made through the dominant medical framework
- The importance of validation & enquiry
- When people discover it for themselves, then I help theorise it
- How we can support people to understand their own story
- The “health” narrative is so powerful that people will erase their own story
- Supporting people to take their own story seriously
- Food, eating and body are the vehicle for the deep work….
- Being guided by values
- Being able to sit with our own discomfort, stepping away from “fixing”
- What defines a “good Dietitian”
- If “fixing people” and “telling people what to do” is a strong part of our professional identity, and if I want to be a “good Dietitian” then that will be our default…..
- Acting with integrity and acknowledging when we’ve got it wrong
- Self compassion is for everyone, including us!
- How Lucy weaves in self compassion
- Disconnection stops compassion from flourishing
- What does "The Magic Biscuit" say to you?
- Honouring story as a powerful way of connecting
- Visibility, and taking risk
- Walking away is always a walking towards.....
- The practice of taking choices......
- Creating three examples as a way to move away from the binary
- Lucy's dream Dietetic course!!
- Expand the definition of what it means to be a Dietitian, "do" Dietetics
- How we can understand how trauma shows up - and why it's pivotal
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