Excerpt of Chapter 11: partners, your other children, family, work…
Excerpt from Chapter 10: once eating and weight gain are secure, what else do we need to do?
Chapter 5 of my book. Did everything start with bullying in school? Was it the ‘healthy’ eating lecture in class? Or that time a doctor, incredibly, told your child to lose weight? None of these could possibly be a single cause.
Excerpt from Chapter 6: practical steps to beat the eating disorder
Chapter 2. What’s going on in the mind of someone with an eating disorder? And what’s it like for you the parent? The aim of this chapter is to lead the way to understanding and compassion for yourself and for your child.
Chapter 12. What are the principles of successful therapies? What should you look for when choosing a therapist or treatment centre? And what are the red flags for poor treatment? I tell you more about family therapy and other approaches, suggest how to work in partnership with clinicians and when it might be better to find a new team. I also highlight what to look for in psychological support for yourself.
Excerpt from Chapter 7: How to help your child to eat. Tips to feed our sons and daughters in spite of the eating disorder. All the tips I’ve learned from experience, from our therapists and from other parents. I use a bungee-jumping analogy to illustrate the principles. Later, I’ll offer some examples using practical scenarios.
This 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 help them as they flip …
Extract from Ch 15. All about your wellbeing, your resilience, your strengths, so that you can cope right now and even flourish in the longer term. Resources and nourishment for your soul.
This is an excerpt from Chapter 13 of 'Anorexia and other eating disorders – how to help your child eat well and be well' To hear me demonstrating some of what follows, check out the many Bitesize audios on this topic. How can you speak with your child so that you can guide them through …