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Top 10 Questions to Ask When Seeking Inpatient or Residential Eating Disorder Treatment

June 13, 2019

It is a big decision to enter inpatient or residential eating disorder treatment, but it can be instrumental in your healing and recovery. It is crucial to know the right questions to ask when investigating treatment programs. Here are 10 […]

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Girl struggling with perfection traits and has a High Suicide Risk who needs Early Intervention

The Importance of Early Intervention in Adolescents with Eating Disorders

June 13, 2019

Eating disorders can cause serious health problems, especially in children and teenagers who are in the early stages of development, both mentally and physically. This is why early intervention is so crucial. “Research on treatments for eating disorders, as well […]

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Why I Should Never Give Up on My Child Struggling with an Eating Disorder

June 12, 2019

If you read the name of this article and felt even an inkling of judgment for a parent who is struggling with the idea of do I give up on my child then this article is not for you. This […]

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Coach Speaking to Athletes with Disordered Eating Behaviors

Coaches, Your Words and Actions Have Lasting Significance

June 12, 2019

Amanda Schlitzer Tierney, MS, CSCS,  Riley Nickols, Ph.D., CEDS, Travis Stewart, MATS, LPC, NCC at The Victory Program at McCallum Place Coaches, you play a vital role in the life of your athletes! Your words and actions have lasting meaning. […]

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Keeping it Simple – Outpatient Therapy

June 11, 2019

Contributed by Brittney Williams LPC, MHSP with Canopy Cove Why outpatient therapy? My clients ask me this question often, especially when making the decision whether to start treatment at the Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Level of Care. Clinical care guidelines always […]

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Anorexia Kills the Body, Mind and Spirit

June 10, 2019

Anorexia Nervosa can easily be a death sentence. Anorexia kills the body, mind, and spirit and has the highest mortality rate of any mental health issue. It is life-threatening and saps all energy, vitality, and personality from its victims. Most […]

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Stronger Family Smiling After family-based therapy

The Maudsley Method and Anorexia Nervosa Treatment

June 7, 2019

Maudsley Method Therapy, also known as Family-Based Treatment (FBT), is an intervention created to treat individuals struggling with Anorexia Nervosa (AN). The treatment itself was devised in the Maudsley Hospital in London after a study of 80 patients diagnosed with […]

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How to Measure Successful Eating Disorder Treatment Outcomes

June 5, 2019

How can eating disorder treatment outcomes be accurately measured especially since treatments for eating disorders are complex? Renouncing eating disorder behaviors often creates anxiety, fear, panic, and frustration.  Those in recovery from anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder can have […]

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Why Summer Eating Disorder Treatment Makes Sense

June 5, 2019

For a person with an eating disorder, summertime may prove to be full of obstacles, triggers, and challenges instead of barbecues, bonfires, and pool parties. Eating disorder treatment in the summer makes sense because the time of fun, play, sunshine, […]

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The Dark Side of Instagram

June 4, 2019

Contributor: Samantha Hicks, MA, LCPC, CADC – Director of Individual and Family Therapy at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center As definitions go, a buddy is a companion, a friend. Buddy is also frequently used as a term of affection, typically […]

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