Eating Disorder Parent Coach – Becky Henry, CPCC

Eating Disorder Parent Coach – Becky Henry, CPCC

 During what feels like a lifetime ago while trying to support a loved one in eating disorder treatment, I had almost no support. It was in the dark ages of treatment research in which parents (especially mothers) were seen as the cause. Not super helpful as you can...
Meant To Be Moments at Airports, by Becky Henry, CPCC

Meant To Be Moments at Airports, by Becky Henry, CPCC

In the, “you can’t make this stuff up” category or as my friend and fellow author, Mary Treacy O’Keefe would call it, “a meant to be moment” I had an encounter at the Birmingham airport on the way home from presenting with Carlus Houston at the University of AL Eating...
Family Caregiving of a Loved One with an Eating disorder, by Becky Henry

Family Caregiving of a Loved One with an Eating disorder, by Becky Henry

Family caregiver, your heart is soooo big and your instinct is to come from a place of love and service, wanting your loved one to have the easiest, quickest, least painful path to recovery. Today though, you’ll learn that putting their needs first, before your own,...
Eating Disorders Caregivers and Shame

Eating Disorders Caregivers and Shame

Parenting kids who have a propensity to feel worthless and unlovable is not easy to say the least. Each week in the online group support that I facilitate we have a topic that we use to illuminate the challenges family caregivers of those with eating disorders are...
Vigilance in Eating Disorders Caregiving- By, Becky Henry, CPCC

Vigilance in Eating Disorders Caregiving- By, Becky Henry, CPCC

Many of us as family caregivers have lived this polarizing, highwire, balancing act of vacillating between hypervigilance and being complacent. For the first year or so of being a family caregiver of someone with an eating disorder, the vigilance to keep our loved one...