Category: Therapy

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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Pros and Cons of Online Therapy for Eating Disorders

Girl doing online therapy for eating disorders Many individuals live in remote areas, a long way from professionals trained to treat eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder. For them, doing traditional face-to-face therapy is not a realistic option. Additionally, patients with eating disorders have to contend with long waiting times to receive treatment [1], but what about online [...]
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Family Based Treatment – Pros and Cons

Mother and daughter hugging and working on Eating Disorders in Mothers and Daughters and pursuing treatment for anorexia Two therapeutic approaches have been garnering increased attention in recent years but have different ways of conceptualizing and treating eating disorders in adolescents; Family Based Treatment (FBT) and Enhanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT-E). Both approaches are designed to eliminate eating disorder behaviors but conceptualize the role of parents and patients differently and offer significantly different [...]
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Couples Therapy & Eating Disorder Treatment

Married couple discussing when to seek treatment for an eating disorder Research has shown that the family absolutely plays a role in eating disorder development, treatment, and recovery. These findings have been implemented with family-based treatment methods, particularly with adolescents. However, for adults struggling with an eating disorder, “family” becomes a much more broad term, and their significant other may be the most involved relationship in [...]
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