A mother’s account of how Residential-hospital and PHP program in ERC-Denver empowered parents to take charge of their children’s recovery, in line with Family-Based Treatment (FBT) principles (family therapy for eating disorders/anorexia). Coaching in mealtime skills, support on dealing with resistance, education.
Adolescent-focused therapy (AFT or AFP-AN) is an individual psychotherapy for adolescents suffering from anorexia. I explain what it is, and the main elements: the psychological work, eating, weight recovery, and where parents fit in.
How does adolescent-focused therapy (AFT) compare with a family-based approach like FBT? What does the NICE guideline say about choosing a family therapy, adolescent-focused therapy or cognitive-behaviour therapy?
An eating disorder policy for schools. Adapt to suit your school. Not just policy statements but also information and guidance to help staff members be effective fast. Many of your students will have an eating disorder and you can make all the difference.
What is the best treatment for anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating or OSFED? Answers from NICE, the organisation that reviews the evidence world-wide and publishes guidance for the health service in England. The findings are relevant to all countries.
How are eating disorders treated in Scotland, what are the standards and where can people with an eating disorder and parents get help?
The first results following England’s standard on the maximum allowed waiting time for treating a child or young person with an eating disorder.
What do experts mean by ‘recovery’ or ‘remission’. What is the experience of parents and if you’re needing hope, where can you get it?
How a health service in the UK set up an effective eating disorders service that really addresses families’ needs and patients’ needs (adult patients as well as young ones).This video interview is for parents and clinicians anywhere in the world, who seek ideas or encouragement to get better services in their area. It will be especially useful to clinicians and managers in England, who are currently under pressure to implement NHS England’s new Access and Waiting Time standards for children and adolescents.
I’ve produced a new 20mn YouTube video to show parents a range of options they have when their child is sitting at the table and is stuck.