A recovering food addict, Debbie Danowski, Ph.D. has maintained a weight loss greater than the amount she now weighs for more than 12 years. As an alumnus of a food addiction treatment center, Dr. Danowski has consistently used the recovery program outlined in her first book, Why Can't I Stop Eating? to enjoy a 166-pound weight loss without the dangerous health risks.Professionally, Dr. Danowski has written more than 100 articles for national and local publications, including First For Women, Woman's Day, and Seventeen Magazine. She has also spoken at countless meetings, seminars and conferences about food addiction, including Food Addiction 2000, the first national conference held on the disease. Additionally, Dr. Danowski was employed by the food addiction unit of a national treatment center, to educate mental health professionals about food addiction recovery.Currently, Dr. Danowski is an assistant professor of English at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut and a member of the University's Eating Disorders Prevention Team. Dr. Danowski earned her Ph.D. at Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she studied food representation in film. Dr. Danowski also has a Masters Degree in Public Communications with emphasis in television, radio, and film from Syracuse University.
Locked up for Eating Too Much: The Diary of a Food Addict in Rehabby Debbie Danowski, Ph.D. Debbie
At age 23, Debbie Danowski was imprisoned by food addiction. Years of stuffing her feelings by ingesting endless quantities of ice cream, potato chips, candy, and burgers left Danowski feeling isolated, inadequate, deceptive, and unlovable. Liberation came only after Danowski enrolled in a six-week inpatient treatment program for food addiction. There, as she learned about her physiological addiction to sugar and flour, Danowski came to recognize her deeper, unmet cravings for love and self-acceptance.
With honesty, raw emotion, and even a bit of humor, Danowski offers an engaging first-person account of her treatment experience. The result is an inspirational and informative book that offers hope to millions of people who suffer from food addiction.
Key features and benefits
- sequel to Danowski's best-selling Why Can't I Stop Eating?
- first-ever firsthand account of food addiction treatment center
- feelings and stories described will validate readers' experiences
Debbie Danowski, Ph.D., a recovering food addict who has maintained a weight loss of 150 pounds for more than 10 years, is an assistant professor of English at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut. A nationally renowned speaker on issues related to food addiction, she is the author of Why Can't I Stop Eating? Danowski resides in Shelton, Connecticut.
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