Eating Disorders in South Asian and Muslim Communities

Eating Disorders in South Asian and Muslim Communities

Monday, March 7, 2022


5:00 pm

Central Standard Time


Fatema Jivanjee-Shakir, LMSW

Fatema Jivanjee-Shakir, LMSW (she/her) is an eating disorder clinician, writer, and speaker. She has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents in individual, group, and family therapy at the residential, partial hospitalization (PHP), intensive outpatient (IOP), and outpatient levels of care. Her work is strongly informed by the Health at Every Size perspective and a trauma-informed, culturally aware approach. Fatema has a special interest in working with BIPOC clients, especially those of South Asian and Muslim backgrounds. Fatema is a Primary Therapist at The Renfrew Center, a therapist in private practice at Conason Psychological Services, and a Board Member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals New York chapter. Fatema obtained her Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Educational Studies from Swarthmore College. Connect with Fatema on Instagram: @YourSouthAsianTherapist.

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