Sharon Maxwell

January 03, 2023

Sharon Maxwell (She/They) is a mental health advocate, fat activist, and a future therapist. She works as a weight inclusive consultant, providing education to treatment centers and healthcare providers on the immense harms of weight stigma. Due to her lived experience facing weight stigma, Sharon provides unique insight and offers practical tools to make treatment centers and healthcare settings safe and accessible for fat folks. Sharon is passionate about breaking down the stigma around eating disorders and working to eradicate societal anti-fat bias. The story of her battle with Anorexia has been featured in the New York Times Magazine. When she’s not studying or engaged in her activism work, Sharon can be found exploring San Diego with her dog and her best friend.