Back to School; Make sure you and your loved one have the support you need

Back to School; Make sure you and your loved one have the support you need

Back to School! As summer comes to a close, many of us are preparing to send our children back-to school. It’s common to experience “the jitters” as we adjust to a new daily routine, but that anxiety can be enhanced if you’re sending a loved one in the midst of eating...
Parental Guide to ED, by Summer Intern Anna

Parental Guide to ED, by Summer Intern Anna

Navigating an eating disorder through the role of a caregiver can be quite difficult. You may feel as though you don’t know what to say to your child or that you tend to get into arguments when you bring up certain topics. This blog post will be about things my...
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...