“If you travel far enough, one day you will recognize yourself
coming down the road to meet you.
And you will say – YES.”
The moon is an ancient symbol for the deep Feminine that resides within all of us.
She reminds us of our cyclical nature, and holds the promise of renewal and transformation. I invite you to join me and find guidance in the gentle, reflective light of the moon.
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Light of the Moon
“Daylight is one thing, moonlight another.
Things take on a different look beneath the moon than beneath the sun. And it well might be that to the Spirit the light of the moon would appear to yield the truer illumination.”
Articles & News
Traditional folk tales and multicultural myths can be used as powerful tools in the treatment of eating disorders because they are repositories of ancient wisdom about the human condition and because they teach the language of symbolism, imagery, and metaphor. These...read more
I told her the story of Persephone, the teenage goddess, who one day was in a beautiful meadow picking narcissus flowers with her mother, Demeter, and the next day found herself in the deep, dark underworld. The earth had suddenly parted on that spring day and she had...read more
Anita Johnston uses the art of storytelling to connect women to their innermost feelings. Here is a condensed version of one of the stories she tells along with a condensed version of her interpretation: There is an old African folktale about a girl who lived in a...read more
Videos & Podcasts
Dr. Anita Johnston, author of Eating in the Light of the Moon, uses this palindrome to show how to reverse the disordered eating and negative body image thoughts. Inspired by Jonathan Reed’s Lost Generation.read more
Anita Johnston, PhD, best selling author of Eating in the Light of the Moon talks about eating disorders and understanding your inner hungers, through using the metaphor of The Red Herring.read more
My adorable gorgeous dog is Ozzie. He is more than my companion. I want to tell you a little bit about Ozzie. Ozzie is a really sensitive being. And sometimes in my sessions with clients, Ozzie will come in and join us....read more