Is Gratitude Possible in a Pandemic? – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Is Gratitude Possible in a Pandemic? – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Those of you who know of my work and philosophy know how much I like gratitude as a self care practice. Pre-pandemic is the last time I specifically wrote about gratitude (at least that I could find looking back through my blogs – I’ll send a deck of “What to...
Reducing Fear in Parenting – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Reducing Fear in Parenting – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

No one prepares a parent for watching a child break a dish and then cut themselves with it because they are terrified of eating what is on the plate. No one is there to help them cope in that moment with the terror they are all feeling.  Often parents share harrowing...
Eating Disorder Caregiver Calm; The Role of Neutrality – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Eating Disorder Caregiver Calm; The Role of Neutrality – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Family caregivers are often overwhelmed and justifiably worried about finding treatment during this pandemic. The wait lists at some residential treatment centers (RTC’s) in the USA are up to 40 people deep.  On a call with clinicians and outreach folks from around...
Accepting Realities That Stink – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Accepting Realities That Stink – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Part of our ‘Parallel Process’ as a caregiver is to accept some really harsh realities. When a child or other family member has a life threatening illness such as an eating disorder, there are unfortunately so many really unexpected and brutal realities we must...