As a writer who is a grandmother, a mother and a psychotherapist who specializes in the treatment of Eating Disorders, I have noticed a trend in the past 30 years that disturbs me. It is the death of the “family [...]
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When eating is a problem for you, or when binging , purging or starving are daily struggles. Know that you are not alone. The Eating Disorders Treatment Center (EDTC) at 5203 Juan Tabo BLVD. NE in Albuquerque can help. What [...]
Recovery is like life…. It’s Bumpy Don’t we all love the quick fix? The solution that you try once and everything goes as planned! Well we know in life that doesn’t really happen... Things that we want so badly take [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]