The Tipping Point in Eating Disorders Recovery – by, Intern Anna

The Tipping Point in Eating Disorders Recovery – by, Intern Anna

Parents desperate for hope inevitably ask me, “Do you think my child can recover?” When they hear the statistics about only about ⅓ of all people with eating disorders recovering fully, they tend to lose hope. First, the sooner an eating disorder is treated, the more...
The In-between Time in Eating Disorder Recovery – by Intern Anna

The In-between Time in Eating Disorder Recovery – by Intern Anna

Understanding that recovery isn’t linear and that it’s not just us the parents who want it sooner than later can help us be more patient. My summer intern, Anna shares her insights here on what she calls, “The in-between time” before full...
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...
Intentionality in the Midst of Chaos – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Intentionality in the Midst of Chaos – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

How are you holding up? The past two weeks and this next week will go down as having been 3 historic weeks in a row. Three Wednesdays of monumental significance to the United States. In case you’ve blocked it already; Wednesday January 6 – Insurrection Wednesday...
2 Trainings to Support Family Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

2 Trainings to Support Family Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Happy New Year! Well, we made it through this first week of the new year…I hope you are safe and finding the calm you need to cope with the events in our country and world. I’m here and happy to chat if you just need someone to talk with about all this. I know...
Weight Stigma During Weight Stigma Awareness Week

Weight Stigma During Weight Stigma Awareness Week

On the plus side (see what I did there?) I love irony. 😉  As Maya Angleou said, “When we know better, we do better.” As a teen, I bought the belief that being thin was important and dieting, food restriction and exercise to compensate for what I ate were what I should...