Is it All in Your Head? How Neurofeedback Supports Eating Disorder Recovery

January 18th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

When it comes to eating disorders, there are many aspects of these mental health conditions that can be misunderstood. The symptoms of eating disorders can be misconstrued...

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Here’s Why You Need to Ditch the Dieting Bandwagon in the New Year

January 2nd, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , ,

In a survey conducted in 2017 on New Year’s Resolutions, almost 50% of Americans surveyed said that losing weight was their main goal, second only to saving...

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Building New Holiday Traditions in Eating Disorder Recovery

December 23rd, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The holidays are marked by traditions to celebrate a season of joy and to create memories with the family and friends we love. But what if you’ve...

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Will Diets Work in 2019? A Closer Look at Dieting and Eating Disorders

December 17th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Years ago, December was a time for Ed and I to think about New Year’s resolutions. I was in an abusive marriage with him for over twenty...

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How to Use CBT Techniques to Manage Stressful Holiday Gatherings

December 10th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

For anyone in recovery from an eating disorder, the holidays can take on a whole new level of stress. Triggers can come in many different forms, especially...

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How Exposure Response Prevention Can Help Overcome Anxiety in Eating Disorder Recovery

November 26th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

For the many individuals who suffer from an eating disorder, including anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder, anxiety is often an underlying issue. Anxiety, in its many...

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Take the Holidays Back from Ed: Ten Tips

November 16th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

I distinctly remember feeling fat wearing the leotard pictured here. Yes, at the young age of four, I already heard Ed screaming, “You aren’t good enough.” If...

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How to Navigate Insurance Coverage for Eating Disorder Treatment

November 8th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

If you or a loved one is seeking treatment for eating disorder recovery, there’s a good chance that you might be concerned about finances. Comprehensive and specialized...

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What is the Relationship Between Sexual Abuse and Eating Disorders? A Conversation Between Jenni Schaefer and Dr. Tian Dayton

October 25th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Current events have brought sexual abuse onto center stage, so I wanted to drill down on the relationship between sexual abuse and eating disorders. Jenni Schaefer and...

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I’m Never Going to Get Better: 13 Ways to Help Your Loved One Maintain Hope in Eating Disorders and PTSD Treatment

September 27th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , ,

I’m never going to get better. I’m the only person in the world who won’t recover. I said this about my eating disorder, and, later, I said...

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