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How to Become an Eating Disorder Specialist Overseas

June 11, 2017

Eating disorders are a global issue that impacts individuals, families and loved ones across the world. According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), there are approximately 30 million individuals impacted by these psychiatric illnesses in the United States alone, […]

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Scholarship Funding Resources on an International Level

June 10, 2017

As costs rise and health benefits decrease for mental health coverage, private payment for eating disorder treatment can be extremely costly. Internationally, there are a few key organizations that one can turn to for scholarship and financial assistance for treatment. […]

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School’s Out for the Summer: Maintaining Eating Disorder Recovery

June 9, 2017

Contributor: Dr. Monica Roberts, Ed. D, LCPC of Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Many college students are wrapping up their final exams, packing up their dorm rooms and apartments, and saying goodbye to their campus. Whether leaving school permanently or […]

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Eating Disorders Among Children with Autism: Risk Factors and Symptoms

June 9, 2017

Many mental health conditions share common traits with eating disorders (EDs). One of the most notable of these is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). To specify, ASD is defined as “a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impairments in social communication and the […]

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Understanding of Psychology for Eating Disorder Recovery on a Global Level

June 8, 2017

While the concept of psychotherapy can be interpreted in various ways and applied in many different circumstances and situations, there is no question that psychology plays an important role in eating disorder recovery. By nature, eating disorders are complex diseases […]

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Orthorexia: Understanding If I Need Professional Treatment

June 8, 2017

Contributor: Stephanie Ceranec, MEd, LPC, Eating Disorder Program Coordinator, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center When it comes to eating disorders, people are generally most familiar with anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder. However, there are many other forms of eating […]

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Understanding of Nutrition for Eating Disorder Recovery on a Global Level

June 8, 2017

The basic understanding of nutrition can be interpreted in many different ways across the globe, depending on where you may be. For developing countries where food may be scare, nutrition may simply mean receiving adequate food and calories throughout the […]

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Traveling to the U.S. for Eating Disorder Treatment

June 8, 2017

Eating disorders know no borders. They are a prevalent issue in many countries.  In fact, the United States isn’t even the nation with the highest number of reported eating disorders, falling behind both India and China [1]. Various cultures view […]

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Obtaining the Best Eating Disorder Treatment Possible: A Conversation Within Care

June 8, 2017

Contributor: Megan Ross, PhD Candidate, LPC, R-DMT, GL-CMA, serves as the Chief Clinical Officer for Aloria Health. Communication is the cornerstone of humanity, and conversations are one of our central ways of communicating. Conversations allow us to share and exchange […]

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Evidence-Based Eating Disorder Treatment Applied Internationally

June 7, 2017

Different cultures vary in the way they view and treat eating disorders, just as they vary in their ideals on beauty and lifestyle. These views can depend on the importance the culture places on food, the body types they value, […]

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