A Joyful Journey...

Join Doris Smeltzer, critically acclaimed author/educator, as she muses on topics from eating disorders to the mysteries of life. Often "Featured" are select, astute observations made by Andrea during her all too brief 19-year life…it is she who taught us: the joy IS in the journey!

 

Author, activist, career educator, and international speaker, Doris Smeltzer is the President of Andrea’s Voice Foundation, a non-profit founded following her daughter’s eating disordered death. Smeltzer holds a master’s in counseling psychology, with published works including the book, Andrea’s Voice, this blog/web site, and numerous published pieces in newspapers, magazines, and books including an article in the landmark, Treatment of Eating Disorders (Academic Press, 2010). Smeltzer has been featured in popular media (TV, radio, film), has been named a Community Hero by both her hometown of Napa, and the North Bay eating disorder organization, EDRS and awarded the Soroptimist Ruby Award for Women Helping Women.

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Nov 4th: The only 2017 public "Be Body Positive" workshop

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First, my sincere thanks to those who attended our July 15th event--thanks to YOU it was a resounding success! Second, our dear friend and Board Member, Connie Sobczak, is offering on Nov 4th a public  BE BODY POSITIVE WORKSHOP . Having previously attended one of these private offerings, I highly...
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Join Us Jul 15th for Current Revelations In...

Neuroregulation and Eating Disorders 

Presented by Ed Hamlin, Ph.D.
Clinical Director, Institute for Applied Neuroscience, Asheville, NC

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July 15, 2017    9am - 5pm    Staybridge Suites, SFO, 1350 Huntington Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066

$20 Workshop Fee 
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6 CEs provided at no additional charge for Licensed Psychologists, LCSWs, MFTs, & Licensed Nurses
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He's found his voice...

He's found his voice...
The New York Times recently ran a beautiful full-page article of the difficult journey one of our Board Members, Paraag Marathe, has walked in the painful years since the eating disordered death of his beloved sister, Shilpa. To read how he has found his voice and is speaking out about...
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Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence
My partner, Tom, sent me a link to an article yesterday: In Indonesia, Non-Binary Gender is a Centuries-Old Idea . He is aware of the journey I've been on this past year: learning about and owning my own privileged status in this culture. I now see how that privilege harms...
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