Join Jason and Tina Marie with their guest, Tricia Nelson, as they discuss emotional eating and
the reasons why it happens in relationships. Tricia is an internationally-acclaimed author,
transformational speaker, and emotional eating expert.
She expounds on her expertise and
shares the personal struggle that led her to what she does today. Stay tuned!
Here’s a breakdown of what to expect in this episode:
Why diets never work at all, according to Tricia
Emotional eating defined
Signs that indicate issues with food and eating
How to deal with emotional eating as a couple
Experience translated into work
And so much more!
About Tricia Nelson:
Tricia Nelson is an internationally acclaimed author, transformational speaker, and emotional
eating expert. She has been featured on dozens of radio and television networks, including
FOX, NBC, CBS, KTLA, and Discovery Health.
Tricia has successfully helped hundreds of people overcome a variety of eating disorders and
Born and raised in Concord, Massachusetts, Tricia’s own struggles began in early childhood,
where she attempted to cope with life’s stresses and emotional pain by overeating and other
destructive behaviors. Continuing into adolescence, she began binge drinking and eventually
gained more than 50 pounds.
After years of experimentation with 12-step programs, therapy,
and self-help books, Tricia finally hit a spiritual and emotional bottom.
Tricia attended Amherst College and began her career working at the Seattle Art Museum.
While in Seattle, she began working with a spiritual healer, Roy Nelson (who would later
become her husband), who helped her recognize and heal the root causes of her addictions. By
creating a lifestyle steeped in positive self-care, self-love, and improved self-esteem, Tricia was
able to stop drinking and overeating.
She has maintained a fifty-pound weight loss for close to
30 years now.
Tricia has spent the past three decades studying the addictive personality and shares her
findings in workshops and retreats both in person and online. Many doctors, psychologists, and
other health practitioners benefit from her insight about what drives people to overeat and how