A parent’s experience with a long-term vegan daughter. Tips and words of caution.
How long should you persist with a meal? Use a set time limit? Supplement calories? Use sanctions? How to end the meal such that the next one will work.
What is CBT for eating disorders, when may it work, and what to watch out for
What can you say when your child asks ‘Am I fat?’ at various stages of an eating disorder? I discuss it in this podcast.
If your school isn’t supporting your child’s needs — such as supervising meals when they have a restrictive eating disorder — here is a simple legal tool.
We need friends and family. If you think people are avoiding or have let you know, here are some common beliefs and some suggestions to keep getting the help you need.
Lisa came to me for coaching to help her daughter to eat. Two days later, an email she wrote me moved me to tears. I was certain it would inspire you, and I asked for her permission to share it here. Here's her story of what happened after a successful lunch with her daughter Elena. …
A detailed look at the myths and the evidence. Short answer: No.
On healthy weight for eating disorder recovery. Why weight gain, how much, danger of a low target weight, buffers, overshoot, ‘stuck’ patients.
Comparing 2 methods therapists use to determine a weight target: individualized, or the one-size-fits-all BMI approach. The difference can be huge!