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...
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...
How to Help Adults Who Don’t Want Help with Eating Disorders, by Becky Henry, CPCC

How to Help Adults Who Don’t Want Help with Eating Disorders, by Becky Henry, CPCC

If you love, care about  someone who is in recovery from an eating disorder, you may be feeling helpless, overwhelmed, afraid, upset, and more. And if your loved one is over 18 you might fear there is nothing you can do to help them with recovery from one of these...
How Caregivers Can Use Values to Make Decisions, by Becky Henry, CPCC

How Caregivers Can Use Values to Make Decisions, by Becky Henry, CPCC

“Who do you be?” That is a question most coaches are familiar with even though it is improper English. Gaining clarity on who we are and what matters to us gives us insight into not only ourselves but gives us insight and clarity on our values. What does this have to...