Jen Unwin discusses food addiction

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This week on the podcast Mikki speaks to Jen Unwin, clinical psychologist and self stated food addict about food addiction. They discuss what food addiction is, why there is much controversy over the term ‘addiction’, how to know if YOU are addicted to food and what steps to take to help overcome. Jen has over 35y of experience in her field and is taking the helm with her colleagues in this space to get a consensus on food addiction. 

Dr Jen Unwin (BSc, MSc, DPsy, FBPsS) is a consultant clinical health psychologist and has been working in the NHS for over 30 years helping people with chronic illness to live well with their conditions.
She has researched into the importance of hope in health and wellbeing and recently collaborated with her husband Dr David Unwin to support patients in primary care to manage their diabetes with making lasting changes to their sugar consumption to improve their condition and reduce medication.
Jen has been actively involved with the British Psychological Society, of which she is a fellow and also the UK Association for Solution Focused Practice, of which she is a past chair. She is also the author of Fork in the Road,