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...
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...
Trusting Yourself as an Eating Disorder Caregiver, by Becky Henry, CPCC

Trusting Yourself as an Eating Disorder Caregiver, by Becky Henry, CPCC

You may have noticed there was no newsletter last week…so many of us are just trying to keep putting one foot in front of the other in the midst of this ongoing pandemic and societal mayhem. In addition to all of that and an October 16th snowfall, I was creating...
Adapting to Living with Eating Disorders During a Pandemic, by Becky Henry, CPCC

Adapting to Living with Eating Disorders During a Pandemic, by Becky Henry, CPCC

Learning to live in the new reality of having a child with an eating disorder is a process of acceptance that takes a while. And doing that in the middle of a worldwide pandemic adds extra layers of complications and distress to your already mile high cake of chaos....
Confidence While Caregiving a Child with an Eating Disorder, by Becky Henry, CPCC

Confidence While Caregiving a Child with an Eating Disorder, by Becky Henry, CPCC

Much like an athletic coach, part of my role is to remind my clients (much like the players in a sport) what they’re in the game for. What the end goal is. Staying focused on the goal when confidence is eroded is challenging.  What gets in the way of being confident...
Quarantine Plan When a Child Has an Eating Disorder, by Becky Henry, CPCC

Quarantine Plan When a Child Has an Eating Disorder, by Becky Henry, CPCC

We are in a time that has added another layer of stress to the lives of family caregivers. Practicing EXTREME self-care is more necessary than it’s ever been for those caring for a loved one with an eating disorder. Last week I shared 5 Tips to Finding Calm During...