SOAP Note

How Clinicians Perpetuate Weight Stigma

Weight stigma is everywhere, including healthcare settings. To what extent do clinicians perpetuate weight stigma in their interactions with patients? What can we do as clinicians to change our approach and decrease weight stigma?

Self-Care: Name It to Tame It

“Naming an emotion begins the process of regulating and reflecting on it. What we can name we can tame; when we give meaning to something, we can tolerate it and even change its impact.” —Dr. Sue Johnson