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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Binge Eating Disorder or Overeating—How to know if Your Teen is Struggling

September 24th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , ,

You may notice your teenager overeat occasionally or maybe seem overeager when it comes to food. Perhaps you’ve observed your teen skipping meals but consuming a large...

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ED Recovery Is Not About Perfection

September 19th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Eating disorders have been termed as thought disorders because of the myriad of intrusive, irrational thoughts that occur every second of every day for those struggling with...

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Thanks for Telling Me I Have Cancer: Getting Serious about PTSD and Eating Disorders

August 24th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , ,

“Thanks for telling me I have cancer,” Amy texted me several days ago. We had connected for over a month about the very real truth that she...

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All Emotions are Welcomed

August 1st, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , ,

The other day, I was listening to a TED Talk by psychologist Susan David. She spoke about how we judge ourselves for having emotions we deem negative...

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In Sickness and Health: How Eating Disorders Impact Relationships

July 24th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , ,

Committing to a relationship means sticking by your partner through the ups and downs of life, including in sickness and health. Relationships can be tested by many...

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Helping Your Teenager Avoid Fad Diets and Improve Her Relationship with Food

July 17th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , ,

Every week there seems to be a new fad diet, claiming to be the latest and greatest method to “lose weight, and lose it fast!” Low carb,...

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Using EMDR to Heal from Trauma Symptoms in Eating Disorder Recovery

June 6th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , ,

On the surface, eating disorders, like anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder may seem to be food-related problems. When it comes to these illnesses, there is always...

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The Importance of Family System Work When Treating an Adolescent with an Eating Disorder

March 23rd, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , ,

When a child struggles with an eating disorder, it has a major impact on the entire family. Daily routines as well as coping and problem-solving behaviors are...

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The Effects of Eating Disorders on the Family

March 19th, 2018 // // Tags: , , ,

Eating disorders are often a long-term illness and the road to recovery can be extensive and filled with stress. During this time, there can be many different...

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