Alicia knew she had to do something soon. Her daughter Eden had been stuck in a restrictive eating disorder for a few years. Eden was medically stable and in treatment. […]
Many parents who have a child with an eating disorder face years of treatment that doesn’t seem to work. It’s frustrating to try so hard and spend so much money […]
A child who has an eating disorder will benefit from emotional regulation skills, and parents can help by learning co-regulation techniques. When we co-regulate with our kids, they learn to […]
Tens of thousands of people are using these cards, and doctors offices, hospitals, nutritionists, therapists, and personal trainers are handing them out to empower patients who would prefer not to […]
Did you know that you can ask your child’s doctor not to discuss weight in front of your child? And there’s good reason to do this: in 2016, the American […]
Despite what every magazine, influencer, newspaper and even your doctor says, the data we have available is in support of a non-diet approach to health. This is surprising and even […]
People who have eating disorders often exhibit 10 common cognitive distortions that are well known in psychology. In fact, many therapists begin with an assessment of these 10 cognitive distortions: […]
Have you ever wondered the reasons why some people purge? Purging behavior occurs on a spectrum, from people who do it only occasionally to people who do it often as […]
Weight stigma and your child: what parents need to know. Weight stigma is worse than weight itself!
Are you fat shaming your kids? If so, it’s got to stop. Today. Here are some examples and ways to stop fat shaming your kids.
It is never a good time to discover that your child has an eating disorder. But parents can feel a special type of despair and worry when they learn that […]