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Pure Curiosity: Hillary McBride – A Critical Look at Culture, Parenting and Body Image

November 29, 2017

This week’s episode of Pure Curiosity is a critical discussion about modern culture, media, parenting methods and our relationship with our bodies.  From #MeToo to #fitspo, social media can be a trigger for a wide range of issues, and coping can be challenging for many people.  Hillary offers practical tools, meaningful insight, and hope for the contemporary human and parent.  If you want a deeper understanding of how we internalize messages, unconsciously communicate with young people, and take responsibility for our impact on each other (among many other things), this podcast is for you!


About Our Guest


Hillary is a therapist, researcher, speaker and writer. She loves to help see people grow, heal, change, and come into more fullness in themselves and their relationships. Hillary is passionate about the well-being of all people, and wants to make psychology and academic research accessible to a wide variety of people.


She holds a Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology and is a registered clinical counsellor (RCC) in good standing with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. Hillary is also currently a PhD student at the University of British Columbia in Counselling Psychology. She works with teenagers and adults with various issues, including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, body image, life transitions, mother-daughter relationships, and perinatal issues.




Her new book Mothers, Daughters & Body Image: Learning to Love Ourselves as We Are is now available on Amazon!


For more information about Hillary, and her upcoming speaking engagements visit






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