Category: Recovery

Protect Your Eating Disorder Recovery

Hands of women showing gratitude Contributor: Joanna O’Neill, LMFT of EDEN Treatment Center The world currently exists in a state of uncertainty and desperation. People feel helpless in the face of a viral predator they cannot see. Concern regarding work and finances has become the norm. Moreover, living in isolation, which is contrary to healthy human existence, only serves to [...]
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Developing Emotion Regulation Skills in Eating Disorder Recovery

Eden Featured Profile Image 5 It is a universal human experience to encounter overwhelming or turbulent emotion-states and learn how to deal with them with skills such as emotion regulation. Struggling with doing so is a common trait in many psychiatric conditions such as generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, substance use disorders, borderline personality disorder, and, you guessed it, [...]
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What Do Adolescents Consider Important in Eating Disorder Recovery

Emotional and sad teen Family-based therapy is a big buzzword when it comes to the treatment of adolescent eating disorders. Researchers and eating disorder professionals tout these benefits as being a key to long-term recovery to adolescents. In these family-based treatments, “the overarching aim is to empower the young person’s parents to manage and take charge of the difficult [...]
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Structuring Nutrition in Eating Disorder Recovery

Woman struggling with an eating disorder and with Suicide Rates in Those who Suffer with Binge Eating Disorder Contributor: Victoria Kupiec, RD, LDN – Director of Nutrition Services at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Regular eating is a fundamental part of eating disorder recovery. It provides a solid foundation for your overall health and wellness. There are multiple benefits to committing to regular meals and snacks. When you eat every two to three [...]
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Multi-Family Therapy and Eating Disorders

Family working on eating disorders in Weight Obsessed Culture Family can be incredibly complicated and, at different times, you might feel like yours is a blessing or a curse. When it comes to eating disorder treatment, however, research indicates it and Multi-Family Therapy is predominantly a blessing. Studies have long shown that having recovery-focused, supportive families that are engaged in an individual’s treatment leads [...]
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How Nutritionists and Therapists Collaborate to Support Eating Disorder Recovery

Lady in field experiencing feelings in eating disorder recovery We all have, within us, the power to combat the challenges that come our way. Even so, doing this is a lot easier with the support of others behind us. In eating disorder recovery, that support comes in many forms. It comes from doctors to therapists to nutritionists to family to friends and others in recovery. Research [...]
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