Thursday, December 8, 2016

From Hopeless and Fearful, to Empowered Caregiver!

Are you a caregiver/parent of someone with an eating disorder? Likely you are needing support and answers to help your loved one recover. Are you a professional interested in learning about eating disorders and supporting families as they care for loved ones with eating disorders? When you sign up, you can plan to come to the […]

Bev Mattocks’ Guest Blog; “When Anorexia Came To Visit”

Becky Henry inspired my new book: “When Anorexia Came To Visit”  By Bev Mattocks It must be well over a year since I first approached Becky Henry who I already ‘knew’ through the F.E.A.S.T. network (Families Empowered And Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders) – to pick her brains about a book which I was planning to put together. Initially my new […]

Family Based Therapy (FBT) Summary by Becky Henry 2013

Family Based Therapy (FBT) Summary by Becky Henry 2013 – Thanks to Sharon Heywood at Adios Barbie for asking me to write my interpretations of this treatment model for her blog.  Back in 2002, after two years of trying desperately to get my daughter’s eating disorder diagnosed we finally had the EDNOS diagnosis. I was relieved and thought […]

Poor Body Image and Eating Disorders

February 5, 2013 by  
Filed under Body Image, Eating Disorders, Featured

Today we don’t know what “causes” eating disorders, but it is important to note: What we do know is that there are many contributing factors to eating disorders and a typical set of personality traits. Though poor body image doesn’t “cause” eating disorders it is important to address the frequent relationship. For some people, having […]

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