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African American Woman thinking how Eating Disorders are Color Blind

Eating Disorders are Color Blind: Listening, Correcting Imbalances, and Offering Hope – Part I

March 11, 2019

This is Part 1 of this 5-part series where Chief Executive Officer of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), Claire Mysko, is speaking with Dr. Mazella Fuller and Karla Mosley on their individual experiences as African-American women in the eating disorder […]

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Black woman in Eating Disorder Treatment Specifically for Women and bringing honesty in eating disorder recovery

The Importance of Honesty in ED Recovery

March 8, 2019

Honesty in Eating Disorder Recovery and discovering our values are an integral part of the recovery process. By thinking on and naming them, it quickly becomes clear that the eating disorder leads to living completely opposite to those values. The […]

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Group of Young Adults and their Corporeal Body

Body Views – Exploring How Various Views of the Body Contribute to and Heal Body Hatred – PART IV

March 7, 2019

In part 4 of this 4 part series, we combine all of the historical and cultural contexts of the first three parts to discuss how this can all be used to help individuals learn their body view and use that […]

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Lady Dancing because she has a good Body View of herself

Body Views: Exploring How Various Views of the Body Contribute to and Heal Body Hatred – PART III

March 6, 2019

We continue this series with part 3 of 4 in exploring historical ideals of the body, getting closer to our modern cultural view of the body and its purpose. Evolution & Materialism With this era came Charles Darwin’s work which […]

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Girl thinking about when Teens Struggle with Bulimia and needing Online Therapy

Online Therapy for Anxious and Depressed Teens

March 5, 2019

Now, more than ever, teens are needing and benefitting from Talk Therapy (psychotherapy) to work through the enormous pressures and stresses in their lives. Often, teens struggle with confusing and painful emotions alone and do not know where to turn […]

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Ladies Dancing in relation to views of the body

Body Views: Exploring How Various Views of the Body Contribute to and Heal Body Hatred – PART II

March 5, 2019

We continue this series with part 2 of 4 in exploring historical ideals of the body. Medieval Ascetics To jump forward a good chunk, we are now looking at the time when Christianity becomes the official religion of the Roman […]

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Image of Person Exercising and Healing Body Hatred

Body Views: Exploring How Various Views of the Body Contribute to and Heal Body Hatred – Part I

March 4, 2019

Body views are different than “body image” per se. Body image is shaped by a complex patchwork of historical, cultural, and personal influences. It can be impacted by how your family or culture talk about the body. As a baseline, body […]

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Girl thinking about Spirituality

Spirituality: A Critical Component in Eating Disorder Treatment

March 1, 2019

Contributor: Bethany Casson, LCPC – Christian Program Coordinator at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Physical diseases like cancer can manifest in all areas of the body: bone, brain, and breast to name only a few. Psychiatric illnesses such as eating […]

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Quiet woman with an Abusive Eating Disorder Voice

My Abusive Eating Disorder

February 28, 2019

Contributor: Timberline Knolls Team at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center “The voice claims me. I see therapists. These people challenge the voice, the thoughts. My intellect begins to understand the illusion. But, the moment I begin to sense the almighty […]

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Multiethnic Group of Teenagers in the LGBTQ community

The LGBTQ Community and Eating Disorders

February 27, 2019

Contributor: Timberline Knolls Team at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Among the reasons cited as to why individuals may develop eating disorders are concerns about body shape and weight, one’s idealization of being thin, and the social pressures that follow […]

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