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Elite Athletes and Anorexia Nervosa: What Coaches, Trainers, Administrators & Parents Need to Know – Part 1

August 13, 2018

Symptoms of Eating Disorders in Athletes Frequently, an athlete with anorexia will struggle with a combination of restrictive dieting, overtraining, seeking rest in recovery days. They also often miss out on social activities, work, and school activities to fit in their training […]

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Woman sitting on a beach Bargaining in Eating Disorder Recovery

Bargaining in Eating Disorder Recovery

July 9, 2018

Contributor: Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC, Eating Disorder Program Coordinator at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Bargaining in Eating Disorder Recovery Eating disorder recovery is a grieving process. The individual needs to let go of behaviors that once provided a […]

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Brian Cuban

Brian Cuban’s Story of Eating Disorder & Addiction – Part 1

July 1, 2018

The Insanity of Addiction – Part I My recovery has been multi-faceted. I have been through anorexia, bulimia, addiction problems, alcoholism, steroid addiction, and clinical depression. I have been in recovery since April 8th, 2007. Whether it is an eating […]

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Finding Meaning in Self

August 16, 2018

Contributor: Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC, Eating Disorder Program Coordinator at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center In the search for a sense of identity and self-worth, people are presented with many options and choices. There is a natural curiosity of […]

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Young Woman who needs Eating Disorder Treatment for Athletes

Elite Athletes and Anorexia Nervosa: What Coaches, Trainers, Administrators & Parents Need to Know – Part 7

August 13, 2018

Eating Disorder Treatment for Athletes If an athlete has been referred to an eating disorder professional who provides eating disorder treatment for athletes, the clinician will determine what level of care is needed. If the athlete continues to work at […]

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Communication Tips for Good Eating Habits

Elite Athletes and Anorexia Nervosa: What Coaches, Trainers, Administrators & Parents Need to Know – Part 6

August 13, 2018

Do’s, Don’ts, & Communication Tips for Coaches & Parents of Athletes With Eating Disorders DON’T Body Shame! Fitness training shouldn’t be a punishment. For coaches and trainers, it is important not to post athlete’s weight, body composition, or completed training […]

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Coach Speaking to Athletes with Disordered Eating Behaviors

Elite Athletes and Anorexia Nervosa: What Coaches, Trainers, Administrators & Parents Need to Know – Part 5

August 13, 2018

Important Roles for Athletes with Disordered Eating Behaviors Coaches & Trainers I may be biased, as I am one, but coaches and trainers play a vital role in the life of the athlete, and their words and actions have a […]

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Speaking with Athletes about Eating Disorders and running races

Elite Athletes and Anorexia Nervosa: What Coaches, Trainers, Administrators & Parents Need to Know – Part 4

August 13, 2018

Speaking With Athletes about Eating Disorders – Part 2: Tips for a Positive Conversation Approaching the Athlete When approaching athletes and speaking with athletes about eating disorders that you may suspect have anorexia or is struggling, first of all, it […]

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Elite Athletes and Anorexia Nervosa: What Coaches, Trainers, Administrators & Parents Need to Know – Part 2

August 13, 2018

Initiate Eating Disorder Treatment for Athletes Beginning Eating Disorder Treatment for Athletes can be difficult. If a diagnosis of anorexia is suspected with an athlete, the bottom line is that sports participation should be limited or abstained from until clinically […]

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Who Am I Without Anorexia? Finding Purpose, Meaning, and Your True Self in Recovery – Part 11

July 30, 2018

Decision Making & The “True Self” in Eating Disorder Recovery When we have this renewed sense of self and become anchored in the values that we have identified through self-exploration, it becomes easier to make decisions. One of the things […]

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Woman struggling with Structure in Eating Disorder Recovery

Who Am I Without Anorexia? Finding Purpose, Meaning, and Your True Self in Recovery – Part 10

July 30, 2018

The Importance of Structure in Eating Disorder Recovery One of the moments I love most about helping people with eating disorders are those moments when they feel connected when their haze does lift, when they get reinforced for doing things […]

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Young Woman Praying and using Spirituality in ed recovery

Who Am I Without Anorexia? Finding Purpose, Meaning, and Your True Self in Recovery – Part 9

July 30, 2018

The Role of Personal Values & Spirituality in Eating Disorder Recovery In order to work on personal values and spirituality, I’ll often start with asking people about their favorite movie or what kind of hero they identify with. Through this, […]

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