Press: Online and Print
Dr. Muhlheim is interviewed frequently in the press as a subject matter expert on eating disorders and other mental health topics. She has been interviewed for the following stories:
i newspaper, London (2023) I didn’t believe I could be a man with an eating disorder. Like Ed Sheeran, I was ashamed
Beach Body on Demand (2023) How the Body Positivity Movement Can Change How We See Ourselves
Huffington Post (2022) Here’s Exactly How To Respond To Food-Shaming Comments During The Holidays
Insider (2022) 7 expert-recommended tips to teach your kids healthy eating habits without judgment or shame
Romper (2022) Once and For All: Do Parents Cause Eating Disorders?
The American Psychological Association Monitor (2022) The Burden of Weight Stigma
BuzzFeed News (2021) Here’s How Instagram Fails To Protect People At Risk For Eating Disorders From Pro-Anorexia Messaging
US News and World Report (2021) Fitness Gear as a Holiday Gift? Don’t Do It
The Washington Post (2021) Thanksgiving means family, food — and plenty of harmful diet talk. Here’s how to deal with it.
Burnt Toast (2021) The Strange Mythology of Noom
Bustle (2021) The Dieter’s Diet
Shape (2021) TikTok’s Viral “Weight Loss Dance” Sparks Controversy Among Health Pros
New York Times (2021) Trapped in the House With an Eating Disorder
In Style (2021) The Second Pandemic: Eating Disorders Are Surging, and They Won’t Stop When COVID Does
Huffington Post (2021) Why ‘What I Eat In A Day’ Videos Can Be Bad For Your Mental Health
Huffington Post (2020) Let’s Eat Together Videos on TikTok Help Teens Struggling With Eating Disorders
Shape (2020) Demi Lovato Says This Technique Helped Her Relinquish Control Over Her Eating Habits
USA Today (2020) Eating disorders ‘thrive in isolation’: Coronavirus quarantine has led to a nearly 80% increase in calls for help, experts say
Forbes (2020) 4 Topics to Avoid at Work
Aaptiv (2020) Is it Ever Okay to Comment on Someone’s Weight?
Women’s Health (2020) ‘Doctors Dismissed My Anorexia Because I Wasn’t Underweight’
InStyle (2020) For Many People with Eating Disorders, Quarantine Is an Unexpected Trigger
Bustle (2020) What are the Symptoms of OSFED?
Paste Magazine (2020) Shrill Season 2 Gets to the Mother of All Food Stigmas
Mel Magazine (2019) Youtube’s Failure to Address “Restricted Eating” Videos is Perpetuating Eating Disorder Subculture
KQED (2019): For Those With Eating Disorders, Holiday Meals Can Trigger Panic
Vice (2019): How to Head Off an Eating Disorder Relapse During the Holidays
SheKnows (2019): Why I’ve Stopped Congratulating People on Their Weight Loss
HealthiNation (2019): The Dangers of Dieting Apps for Kids, According to a Psychologist
Shape (2018): What to Do When Intuitive Eating Just Isn’t Sticking
Fupping (2018): How To Prevent Perfectionism From Ruining Your Life
Shape (2018): Where the Body-Positivity Movement Stands and Where It Needs to Go
The Washington Post (2018): Kim Kardashian’s sisters told her she looked ‘so skinny’ and ‘anorexic.’ Her response is getting backlash
SheKnows (2018): Body Neutrality Is the New Body Positivity — Here’s Why It Matters for Your Kid
Reader’s Digest (2018): 14 Subtle Signs You’re a Hypochondriac
Thriveworks, (2018): Improve Your Body Image With These 8 Steps
The Daily Beast (2017): How America’s Diet Culture Hinders Those With Eating Disorders
Quartz (2017): Is wellness culture creating a new kind of eating disorder?
Healthline (2017): Was Google Maps’ ‘Calorie Counter’ App a Bad Idea?
Attn (2017): People Are Calling Out This Netflix Film For Glamorizing Anorexia
Ethos News (2017): Brawny, Burly, Bigorexia
The Cut (2017): Is there a responsible way to make a movie about eating disorders?
The Cut (2017): Can an Actress Who’s Struggled With an Eating Disorder Safely Lose Weight for a Role?
Scholastic Choices Idea Book (2017): What You Need to Know About Teaching Eating Disorders
Social Work Today (2017): Family-Based Treatment of Adolescents With Eating Disorders
Huffington Post (2017): Things to Focus on Instead of Weight Loss or Dieting This New Year
People (2016): Keanu Reeves and Lily Collins Bring Attention to Eating Disorders in New PSA with To the Bone Cast
Huffington Post (2016): Keanu Reeves and Other Stars Make Powerful PSA Supporting World Eating Disorders Action Day
Huffington Post (2016): 3 Ways to Support Someone in Recovery from an Eating Disorder
Health (2015): The Neuroscience of Anorexia Reveals Why It’s So Hard to Treat
The Riveter (2014): One App A Day
San Antonio Express News (2014): Social media may hurt body image
Everyday Health (2014): How to Spot Eating Disorders in Men
September, 2020: Diva Behavior: Disordered eating, celeb culture and RHOBH — with Dr. Lauren Muhlheim
July, 2020: Talking to Teens: How to Spot and Treat Eating Disorders
October, 2019: Life with ED: The Podcast: When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder with Lauren Muhlheim
September, 2019: The National Register Clinical Consult Podcast: Atypical Anorexia Treatment Considerations (with Alli Spotts-De Lazzer)
June, 2019: Food Psych #198: Preventing Disordered Eating in the Next Generation with Lauren Muhlheim, Psychologist and Eating-Disorder Specialist
May, 2019: Full Bloom Podcast Episode 16: Why do my child’s caregivers need to present a united front around body positivity? with Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS
September, 2019: ED Matters (Gurze-Salucore)Episode 105: Dr. Lauren Muhlheim: FBT, Parents, and Teens
August, 2019: Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast: Dr. Lauren Muhlheim’s new book: When your teen has an eating disorder
July 2019: New Plates Episode 29: Meet Lauren Muhlheim, Author of When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder
March, 2018: ED Matters (Gurze-Salucore) Episode 77: Dr. Lauren Muhlheim: Determining College Readiness
July, 2016: Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast: Adults with Eating Disorders: Dr. Lauren Muhlheim
November, 2016: Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast: Dr. Lauren Muhlheim on Exercise in Eating Disorders
June, 2015: Radio MD: 9 Truths About Eating Disorders: Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D.
Dr. Muhlheim also was a consultant to the 2017 Netflix movie, To the Bone starring Lily Collins and Keanu Reeves.
She met with Keanu Reeves to help him prepare for his role.
She also helped arrange with the cast and crew to make a special PSA about the Nine Truths About Eating Disorders which can be viewed here.