The Fewer Secrets You Hold, The Further Along In Recovery You Are

by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D.

Eating disorders can be very secretive illnesses.  In the past twenty years, I have been privileged to have patients share their secrets and their shame with me.  I will never forget…read more

Healing Concepts in Nutrition Therapy: #1–The Power of “All Foods Can Fit” PART THREE

by Heather Bell, MPH, RD, LDN

Health is more than the absence of disease (the World Health Organization says so!).  It’s a state of mind, body, and soul.  And recovering from an eating disorder is…read more.

Healing Concepts in Nutrition Therapy: #1–The Power of “All Foods Can Fit” PART TWO

by Heather Bell, MPH, RD, LDN

Last time, we talked about “All Foods Can Fit” as an antidote to nutritional hyper-vigilance, and the worry and food-preoccupation that accompany it.  What we didn’t talk about is…read more

Healing Concepts in Nutrition Therapy: #1–The Power of “All Foods Can Fit” PART ONE

by Heather Bell, MPH, RD, LDN

Complete recovery from an eating disorder means many things, but integral to the process is the healing of someone’s relationship with food.  Eating disorders often…read more

What If…?

by Natalie Gornstein, LICSW

How much energy do you spend thinking about trying to change your body? Can you imagine what life would be like if your mind were clear of thoughts about food…read more

Is Outpatient Treatment Enough?

by Natalie Gornstein, LICSW

Seeking a higher level of care for your eating disorder can be a very difficult and courageous decision.  Ideally there is much consideration of which program is a good fit…read more

What Do The Numbers Mean?

by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D.

When I was in college, more than 25 years ago, I played a varsity D3 fall sport.  Each summer I was given a recommended training schedule so that I would be ready for competition…read more

“Dad, would you like to join us?”

by Lisa M. Pearl, MS,RD,LDN, CEDRD, CEDS

I believe Margo Maine, PhD, was the first eating disorder specialist to correlate a woman’s experience in the relationship with her father and her body image.   Maine’s seminal book, Father Hunger… read more

I’ve Been Slimed!

 by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D.

Approximately 25 years ago I was walking in NYC with my husband when we ran into a family friend who was known for saying what was on her mind.  After chatting for a few minutes…read more

“Nine Truths About Eating Disorders” by the Academy for Eating Disorders

by Natalie Gornstein, LICSWcanyon image

The Academy for Eating Disorders, the leading International organization involved in education, prevention, treatment and research on Eating Disorders… read more