#47 Eating Disorders Beyond Hollywood: An Interview with Filmmaker Elizabeth Ayiku


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Filmmaker Elizabeth Ayiku joins host Carter Umhau, LMHC to talk about her upcoming feature film, Me Little Me. Elizabeth’s own struggles with an eating disorder and her difficulties pursuing recovery as a black woman in a flawed treatment world are both the inspiration for the film and at the center of this conversation. Listen in to learn about the filmmaking process and Elizabeth’s vision for expanding the face of eating disorders in Hollywood.

Key words: filmmaker, eating disorders, treatment, recovery, diverse stories


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