Episode #2 Dr. Lea Defranscici-Lis and Terri Mateer

This episode features two women with completely opposite upbringings. Find out how 6'2"1/2 Dr. D. and 6'1" Terri Mateer both became advocates of feminine strength and body positivity through their work and in their lives.

Dr. D. in her office in Southampton, NY.

. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr. Lea Defranscici-Lis talks about the different tools she uses with her young patients to change their perspective of themselves and the world around them.

. Discover why Dr. D. encourages cross-gender sex education (father teaching daughter; mother teaching son) to boost self-esteem.

. She shares fun anecdotes around her height and how she doesn't let it define her.

Published author and regular Tedx Speaker.

Her new book The New Normal: a guide to raising children in alternative families to be sex-positive adults is due in 2019.

To find out more about her practice and her New Normal Blog, visit her website:


Former Professional Basketball Player and Author Terri Mateer talks about her battles with her height and her self-esteem.

Her autobiographical play A Kind Shot is a testimonial to her Tenacity and perseverance through abuse and sexual harassment.

Terri is a co-organizer of the Women's March on Woodstock during the National Women's March.

Fashion Tips:

Here are the brands who cater to tall women mentioned in this podcast:

For jeans and pants: H&M (tall online), American Eagle (tall online), Roberto Cavalli, Chloe (unhemmed pieces)

For shoes: Stuart Weitzman

Overall: Net-A-Porter

Finding clothes has become easier for tall women, let's find out where those gems are. Please share your tips in the comments.

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