What to Know if Your Child is Diagnosed With an Eating Disorder

First of all, we send you all the love we can right now. It can be devastating to learn that your child is sick, and eating disorders like bulimia, binge eating disorder and anorexia carry with them a lot of confusion and misunderstanding. Please, take a deep breath, and know that you can get through this with love. IT’S NOT YOUR …

How Treatment Plans Differ for Anorexia Compared to Bulimia – An Interview With Dr. Sarah Ravin

More Love Asked: Dr. Ravin, can you tell us how you approach Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa from an evidence-based treatment standpoint? How similar/dissimilar are they from each other? Response from Dr. Ravin: I approach Anorexia Nervosa (Anorexia) and Bulimia Nervosa (Bulimia) from an evidence-based treatment standpoint by keeping up to date on the latest scientific research on these conditions and applying …

EEEWWW! Addressing the Yuck Factor of Bulimia

Bulimia often feels shamefully disgusting to the people who do it. It is possibly even more disgusting when the people who love them find out what they are doing. Bulimia is thought of as the ickiest form of disordered eating because of the purge. It’s easy to see bulimia as a gross illness. But let’s try to shift our perspective …

F.E.A.S.T. Provides Parents With Evidence-Based Resources for Eating Disorder Care

If you haven’t spent any time on F.E.A.S.T. yet, please do! It’s an international organization for parents and caregivers of eating disorder patients. If your child has an eating disorder, especially anorexia, then please go check out their resources for evidence-based treatment. I created this printable graphic regarding some of the core principles the organization states: