Anosognosia in Eating Disorders – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Anosognosia in Eating Disorders – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Last week I heard this story on the radio (you can read it here in LAist) here in Southern California about anosognosia in mental illness. It both made me both happy and sad to see attention being given to this topic of lack of awareness of one’s mental illnesses...
Coping with Holiday Body Image Challenges – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Coping with Holiday Body Image Challenges – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Toward the end of each  year we see even more messaging than usual that we should be afraid of how we look and we should “manage” our holiday foods and therefore, our  size or our lives will be a disaster. Even when we have learned about Health At Every Size (HAES)...
Holidays and Caregiving – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Holidays and Caregiving – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

How do we support a loved one in eating disorder recovery when a holiday is as focused on food as some traditional Thanksgiving celebrations have become? Previously, I have offered up the possibility of simply skipping a holiday that makes being in treatment for an...
Providing Powerful tools to Empower Family Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Providing Powerful tools to Empower Family Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

If you have never parented a child with an eating disorder you may be surprised to learn that many parents tell me that they feel like running away from home, they are out of ideas, they are desperate, they are terrified, and nothing works. In addition to that they...
Prioritizing Priorities; 3 Life Rings for Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Prioritizing Priorities; 3 Life Rings for Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Some weeks the topic for this newsletter just shows up and other weeks my brain is scrambled eggs and nothing is bubbling to the top… I had a great night’s sleep (9 amazing hours!) and have been practicing massive self care and trying to balance; work, joyful...
Coming Home from Treatment; Tips for Parents – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Coming Home from Treatment; Tips for Parents – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

One of the biggest fears parents have during a child’s eating disorder treatment is when their child is coming home from treatment for the first and hopefully last time. Tips for Parents When You’re Terrified about Your Child Coming Home from Treatment  Support...