Complaints and compliments – To the Bone

Recently, Marti Noxon told her recovery story in film, To the Bone. It has stirred quite a lot of controversy from people saying it furthers old myths, doesn’t show appropriate treatment, is outdated, … [Read more...]

Eating disorder behaviors as habits: WHAT?!

Quite a few months ago, I read "Habit learning and anorexia nervosa: A cognitive neuroscience hypothesis," by Steinglass and Walsh. This research revealed that a person with anorexia nervosa might … [Read more...]

What It’s REALLY Like to Live with an Eating Disorder?

The following blog is intended to help loved ones to understand what having an eating disorder (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, other specified and unspecified feeding and … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving can be tricky when struggling with an eating disorder

Thanksgiving is fast approaching. If you or a loved one has eating issues or an eating disorder, this holiday can be especially challenging!   If you or your loved one are using Family Based … [Read more...]

Eating super healthy can be a problem—whaaaat?

Organic. Pure. Clean. Healthy.  Great words. And wanting to pursue a ____________ (insert whichever word applies in the blank--Organic. Pure. Clean. Healthy) lifestyle often is inspired by good … [Read more...]

An eating disorder’s “all about control”—FALSE!

I often hear psychology students, eating disorder sufferers, and even some treating professionals generalize that eating disorders are “all about control.” With all respect and sincerity, I object! … [Read more...]

Consumer & Consumed Images: Photoshop & Body Esteem

Bravo to members of the Eating Disorders Coalition who recently lobbied for the Truth in Advertising Act of 2014! The bill proposes that the Federal Trade Commission investigates the impact that … [Read more...]