This week on #SPSM Chat co-hosts Rudy Caseres (@RudyCaseres), Marie Shanley (@Mxiety), and Joelle Marie (@LazTheLazTheLaz) discuss “How Eating Disorders Might Lead To Suicide” with guest Katie Gordon, Ph.D. (@DrKathrynGordon).
Watch as we discuss issues such as:
Further Reading and Watching:
Eating disorders and suicidality: what we know, what we don’t know, and suggestions for future research
Katie Gordon, Ph.D. grew up in south Florida and then moved to Tallahassee to complete her undergraduate degree at Florida State University (FSU). She returned to FSU to earn a Ph.D. in clinical psychology with Dr. Thomas Joiner as her mentor. As part of her doctoral program, she completed an eating disorder-focused clinical internship at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She then worked as a professor in the psychology department at North Dakota State University (NDSU) for ten years. At NDSU, She mentored graduate students, taught courses on child and adult psychopathology, and published disordered eating and suicidal behavior research.
Dr. Gordon left academia in 2018 to work full-time as a therapist. She co-hosted a podcast (Jedi Counsel) that discussed psychological science through fictional characters, current events, and interviews and currently writes a Psychology Today blog (Out of the Ivory Tower). Dr. Gordon is writing a scientifically-guided book about coping with suicidal thoughts for New Harbinger.