Category: Treatment

Integrating Eating Disorder Treatment into Dallas, Texas College Life

College students studying College life is busy. Balancing academics with social events, sports, hobbies, and student jobs is a lot. Even though it’s fun (especially in a fun city like Dallas!), juggling all these responsibilities can make it difficult to integrate eating disorder treatment into their schedule. It’s not impossible and it’s actually really important. Here’s some tips [...]
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Is Evidence-Based ED Treatment Effective via Telemedicine?

Online Doctor Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses. Finding the most effective treatment options is really important. Telemedicine (aka Telehealth) became more popular at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. But is this approach effective for treating eating disorders? Keep reading to find out. Benefits of Telemedicine During the COVID-19 health crisis, many mental health treatment programs [...]
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The Need for Eating Disorder Clinician Credential Standards

Eating Disorder Clinician Eating disorders are difficult mental health illnesses to treat. Given how dangerous eating disorders can be, it’s important for healthcare professionals to use the safest and most effective methods. This is why there’s a huge need for credential standards for eating disorder clinicians! Why Are Credential Standards Important for Eating Disorder Clinicians? Credential standards for [...]
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What Are The Benefits of Inclusive Eating Disorder Treatment Programs?

Peaceful Moment Eating disorder treatment is super important. Eating disorders are among the deadliest mental illnesses around [1]. For this reason, everyone deserves access to treatment and equal treatment from their healthcare providers. However, this hasn’t always been the case. This is why inclusive eating disorder treatment is important. What is Inclusive Eating Disorder Treatment? Recently, the [...]
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Treatment Options for Compulsive Exercise Among Eating Disorder Sufferers

Summer Flowers Compulsive exercise (aka abusive exercise) is common in people with eating disorders. This behavior can be difficult to treat, but eating disorder treatment professionals have been developing ways to help people have a healthier relationship with exercise. What Is Compulsive Exercise? Compulsive exercise is when someone obsessively participates in physical activity. Other signs of abusive [...]
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Treating Emotional Eating via Virtual Coaching

Women Meditating Emotional eating can cause a lot of distress. For people who don’t have access to mental healthcare, virtual coaching may be a promising solution for adults. Using Virtual Coaching to Treat Emotional Eating Emotional eating can negatively impact emotional and physical health. Even though this behavior alone doesn’t mean someone has an eating disorder, they [...]
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Can Mothers of Eating Disorder Patients Improve Outcomes if They Receive Social Support?

Thumbs Touching for Support Eating disorders can take over a family. It’s important for parents to get support during this process. What if this support impacted their child’s recovery? Can Mothers of Children with Eating Disorders Improve Outcomes if They Receive Social Support? Eating disorders can be devastating illnesses. Not just for the people struggling with them, but for [...]
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The Role of Gut Health in Eating Disorders

Holding Stomach Contributor: Staff at Montecatini Eating Disorder Treatment Center Eating disorders are widely known as mental health concerns, but experts continue to conduct research on the role of gut health in their development. While eating disorders have a lot to do with negative body image, low self-esteem, and co-occurring mental health disorders like anxiety and depression, there [...]
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Why CACREF Accreditation in Eating Disorder Treatment

Trees in the forest CACREP standards make sure counseling programs teach students the skills they need to become therapists. Read about why that matters for eating disorder treatment. CACREP Accreditation & Eating Disorder Treatment: What’s CACREP?  The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has been around since 1981. CACREP sets standards for master’s and [...]
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