The Fat Lady Sings
Almost everything written about fat and being fat comes from the world of the slender. Fat people are rarely consulted about their lives, how they eat and move and live.They are too often not seen as credible, or as reliable witnesses to their own experience. The Fat Lady Sings is an exploration of fat and our culture, the fat complex that grips our culture, how the war on obesity is fought in the clinical setting, and how being fat is an ongoing traumatic experience.The book grows out of the author’s life as a fat woman, her work as a Jungian psychotherapist, and as a patient in analysis.
Cheryl Fuller Karnac Books Publication date: March 31, 2017
Cheryl Fuller is a Jungian psychotherapist living on the coast of Maine. She has her doctorate in Jungian Studies and many years of study and training at various Jung institutes and in Jungian analysis. She brings over forty years of clinical experience, humor, and enthusiasm to the study of Jung, psychotherapy, feminism, and fat studies. She has a private practice for individuals in Maine and online.
Cheryl is also a writer and author of work appearing in Quadrant, Women’s Voices, The Politics of Size, and Feminist Views from Somewhere: Post-Jungian themes in feminist theory. Her book is The Fat Lady Sings: A Psychological Exploration of the Cultural Fat Complex and Its Effects.