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FEAR: Seven Tips to use NOW as an Eating Disorders Caregiver – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

FEAR: Seven Tips to use NOW as an Eating Disorders Caregiver – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Parents and other caregivers of those with eating disorders you have so many valid fears to cope with daily. Simply taking the leap to help get a loved one into treatment can bring on so many fears: What modality is best? Which treatment program should I choose? What...
Accepting Our Loved One’s Where They are At – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Accepting Our Loved One’s Where They are At – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Before you pull all of your hair out and scream, “THERE IS  NO WAY I’M GOING TO ACCEPT THAT THIS IS WHERE MY LOVED ONE IS AT!” Please read the next sentence as well. When we can lovingly accept our loved one, no matter what awful stuff is happening, WHILE holding onto...
Resilience When the World is Falling Apart – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Resilience When the World is Falling Apart – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

When the world is filled with atrocities, pain, suffering, fear and uncertainty it’s hard to keep all the balls in the air.  Being a caregiver of a loved one with an eating disorder is extremely stress filled (serious understatement) in ‘ordinary’ circumstances, add...
Three Reasons to set Firm Boundaries AND Enforce Them – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Three Reasons to set Firm Boundaries AND Enforce Them – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Boundaries are not cruel, they’re COOL! It doesn’t help family caregivers or their  sick child to fall prey to all of the chaos and fear of the eating disorder (ed). We need to live in-tune with our own desires, needs, and feelings.     FEAR can lead to SILENCE,...