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...
Parallel Process & Believing in our Adult Child’s Capacity – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Parallel Process & Believing in our Adult Child’s Capacity – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

A family caregiver’s role is important no matter the age of the child. We don’t stop loving or caring about our child just because they hit the magical age of 18. See my photo here of Dr. Adele LaFrance’s slide on the research on involving caregivers in...
Navigating Boundaries through the Eyes of an Individual Who Had an ED, by Intern Anna

Navigating Boundaries through the Eyes of an Individual Who Had an ED, by Intern Anna

Today our Hope Network, LLC summer intern Anna is sharing her perspective on boundaries around disclosing a loved one’s eating disorder. It can be very hard to overcome the shame and stigma of these illnesses. We need to have honest conversations about what is...