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
In the book I give you principles and examples of empathy and dialogue.
Here is one more example you might relate to.
The child has secretly been binning food in school and the parent is trying to connect, understand and find solutions.
What can the parent say to both connect and find solutions?
Last updated on May 11th, 2021This is a section from Chapter 14 of ‘Anorexia and other eating disorders – how to help your child eat well and be well’ Also useful: you can hear me demonstrate examples of dialogue in Bitesize. Has it become difficult to recognise your son or daughter? Do you struggle to …
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.
Last updated on June 21st, 2020Lisa 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 …
A detailed look at the myths and the evidence. Short answer: No.