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Coping Skills for Refeeding During Anorexia Treatment

December 20, 2018

Contributed by Canopy Cove When an individual engages in the restrictive behaviors of Anorexia Nervosa, they are not only starving their bodies but their minds. The results are often physical damage to the body as well as cognitive deficits that […]

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A gift of BED Recovery Tips

Top 5 Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Tips for the Holiday

December 19, 2018

Contributed by Canopy Cove The holiday season is characterized by many traditions and behaviors depending on your culture. However, one that is universal is the focus on food. For many, this is exciting, but, for those struggling with Binge Eating […]

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Orthorexia & Healthy Eating – Where to Draw the Line

December 18, 2018

Contributed by Canopy Cove Orthorexia and Healthy Eating What is considered “healthy” eating can concisely be defined as “eating a variety of foods that give you the nutrients you need to maintain your health, feel good, and have energy [1].” […]

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Instagram & Body Image Dissatisfaction

December 17, 2018

Contributed by Canopy Cove Social media is, simultaneously, an incredible gift and a challenging foe. It has changed how we interact with one another, keep in touch with loved ones, how we view the world, and how we view ourselves. That last […]

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Binge Eating Disorder & Teens – What You Need to Know

December 13, 2018

Contributed by Canopy Cove Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is an eating disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of binge-eating without regular use of compensatory behaviors. BED is the most common eating disorder in the United States and is experienced by an estimated […]

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Avoidant & Restrictive Food Intake Disorder & Family Therapy

December 11, 2018

Contributed by Canopy Cove Family therapy is proven to be vastly helpful in treating numerous mental illnesses and eating disorders are no different. Avoidant and Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is often experienced by children and, therefore, can be particularly helped […]

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Holiday Meal table

Holiday Meal Time for Eating Disorder Sufferers in Recovery

December 10, 2018

Contributed by Canopy Cove The holidays are often pictured as a time of joy, peace, and merriment with happy families sharing idyllic gifts and gathering around a large table with an abundance of traditional holiday foods. However, the reality of […]

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Expressing Disorder: Journey to Recovery

December 6, 2018

“Expressing Disorder: Journey to Recovery” was once but a vision for filmmaker David Alvarado, who sought to instill hope for sufferers of eating disorders and their loved ones. Following this vision, he brought to life a unique and touching documentary […]

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Woman struggling with Health At Every Size and a Poor Body Image

Five Signs & Symptoms of Unhealthy Body Image

December 5, 2018

Contributed by Canopy Cove Body image is how you perceive your body when you look in the mirror or when you picture yourself in your mind. Unfortunately, many people have a poor body image. There are at least five signs […]

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Woman enjoying Gifts of Recovery

The Gifts of Recovery

December 1, 2018

Contributor: Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC, Eating Disorder Program Coordinator at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Experiencing the gifts of recovery are sometimes overlooked. The holidays are often a challenging time in recovery due to increased time with family around […]

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