Eating disorders are a very complex and dynamic mental illness and there are some common myths around them. There is no quick fix, and in fact many people with eating disorders will spend much of their lives recovering. Because of [...]
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Okay, here's my vent/soapbox speech. We had a good friend pass away. From her eating disorder. I log into Facebook, and all my newsfeed is about this. Yes, it is sad. Yes, it is heartbreaking. Yes, it is unfair. Yes, [...]
Over this weekend with all my crazy... I realized who cares if I’m an attention seeker, who cares if it’s all about me, who cares if I’m a know it all, or whatever else anyone says about me. I am [...]
Book Review: Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch We are born with intuitive eating instincts. For example, as infants our initial discovery that our cry can cue food allows us to begin voicing our hunger. Throughout our lives [...]
The state of New Mexico is in desperate need of education and resources for eating disorders treatment and prevention! Students in New Mexico schools get very little education or information about eating disorders. However, many people in our state struggle [...]
This is EDTC's submission to the yearly contest IMAGINE ME for the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals –iaedp: Much like the universe is in constant expansion, recovery is an expansion of awareness and understanding of oneself. Our mannequin draws [...]
While the title of this blog may seem dramatic to some, it is not. We work with parents of teens with Eating Disorders. We are amazed at the dedication, commitment, and humility it takes for a parent to walk in [...]
Art Therapy and the Hot Air Balloon Metaphor for Overcoming Negative Thoughts and finding meaning in lifemanager2017-11-03T12:50:04-06:00
Several years ago, I lost my 17-year old son in a car accident. After the passing of someone you dearly love, you often start to look at life in a new way. I questioned my own life and questioned if [...]
Holly recorded this video at the ieadp Foundation in March 2016. It contains helpful information about role-playing and how to facilitate healthy communication.
I recently watched the Netflix movie that has created a lot of “buzz” with many of us working to help people with an eating disorder. The movie did a good job portraying the condition of anorexia nervosa in a way [...]