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A Young Model on Social Development, Bulimia, Control and Substances: Dylan Lynch

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Dylan Lynch is a former model who began modeling and the age of 10 and was represented by Ford Models SF and LA, Milk Management London and Next Models Worldwide.

Listen to Dr. Allie and Bridget Malcolm in conversation with Dylan Lynch as they reflect on her early social development and modeling, her eating disorder, and substance use disorder and how control has been a central theme.

Dylan worked for brands including Abercrombie and Fitch, Pottery Barn, Nordstrom’s, Levi’s, O’Neill, Sephora, Givenchy, Selfridges, and more until the age of 19 when she retired and attended NYU University.

She recently received a degree in Sports Law and Psychology, and is currently working on social and digital media for the New York Jets.

Through personal experience and past struggles with and eating disorder-bulimia nervosa, anxiety and depression, and substance abuse disorder, she plans to combine her work in Sports and her passion for recovery to work towards reducing mental health and recovery stigma for professional athletes.

Please note that the contents of Model Mentality are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your mental health professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on Model Mentality.

As always, if you are in crisis or you think you may have an emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you’re having suicidal thoughts, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area at any time (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline). If you are located outside the United States, call your local emergency line immediately.

The views and opinions expressed by guests of the podcast are those of each individual guest and do not reflect the views and opinions of Mind Studios or Dr. Allie Sharma and do not constitute an endorsement of such views and opinions.

Thank you for listening to Model Mentality. Model Mentality is brought to you by Mind Studios.

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