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What to Expect in Day Treatment for Eating Disorders

Most eating disorder treatment programs offer a variety of different treatment options for people with eating disorders. They are proud to provide the highest level of care for their clients in a safe and home-like setting. The best programs also understand that an eating disorder diagnosis can not only be difficult for their clients but…

Most eating disorder treatment programs offer a variety of different treatment options for people with eating disorders. They are proud to provide the highest level of care for their clients in a safe and home-like setting. The best programs also understand that an eating disorder diagnosis can not only be difficult for their clients but…

What Are the Signs and Causes of Binge Eating Disorder?

Binge eating disorder, recognized officially by the psychiatric community as a mental health disorder upon its addition to the DSM-V in 2013, is the most common form of eating disorder in the United States. When people have binge eating disorder, they feel compelled to have “binge eating episodes” in which they eat a large amount…

Binge eating disorder, recognized officially by the psychiatric community as a mental health disorder upon its addition to the DSM-V in 2013, is the most common form of eating disorder in the United States. When people have binge eating disorder, they feel compelled to have “binge eating episodes” in which they eat a large amount…

What Results Has the Pandemic Had on People with Eating Disorders?

It’s hard to believe the world has been coping with COVID-19 for more than a year now. For many of us, it’s hard to believe it’s only been a year – it can feel like twenty years sometimes. In these times, everything has been restricted; we work differently, play differently, and importantly we eat and…

It’s hard to believe the world has been coping with COVID-19 for more than a year now. For many of us, it’s hard to believe it’s only been a year – it can feel like twenty years sometimes. In these times, everything has been restricted; we work differently, play differently, and importantly we eat and…

Binge Eating Disorder – Not Only Young People Are Affected

The prevailing point of view among people who aren’t part of the treatment industry (or patients themselves) is that eating disorders are something that only happens to young adults. Unfortunately, these kinds of misconceptions can lead to missing the telltale symptoms of binge eating disorder and other kinds of eating disorders in populations that don’t…

The prevailing point of view among people who aren’t part of the treatment industry (or patients themselves) is that eating disorders are something that only happens to young adults. Unfortunately, these kinds of misconceptions can lead to missing the telltale symptoms of binge eating disorder and other kinds of eating disorders in populations that don’t…

Let’s Talk About Nutritional Programming and Eating Disorder Treatment

In light of March being National Nutritional Awareness Month, it’s time to talk about a topic that’s near and dear to our hearts (and stomachs!): the importance of nutrition and meal planning when it comes to eating disorder treatment. So often, eating disorder treatment discussions focus on cognitive retraining, medical care, therapy techniques, and the…

In light of March being National Nutritional Awareness Month, it’s time to talk about a topic that’s near and dear to our hearts (and stomachs!): the importance of nutrition and meal planning when it comes to eating disorder treatment. So often, eating disorder treatment discussions focus on cognitive retraining, medical care, therapy techniques, and the…

The Differences Between Emotional Eating and Binge Eating Disorder

It’s not always easy for people outside professional eating disorder treatment circles to draw the line between borderline disordered eating behaviors and full-blown eating disorders. In many cases, the line is blurred – one can lead to another very easily. It’s common for the underlying causes for these kinds of behaviors to be similar, or…

It’s not always easy for people outside professional eating disorder treatment circles to draw the line between borderline disordered eating behaviors and full-blown eating disorders. In many cases, the line is blurred – one can lead to another very easily. It’s common for the underlying causes for these kinds of behaviors to be similar, or…

How to Talk to Your Kids About Anorexia Nervosa

It’s never easy talking to your kids about sensitive subjects like their mental health. It can make both parties feel awkward and uncomfortable, and Few subjects are more personal and difficult to speak candidly about than mental health disorders like anorexia nervosa. Typically, the first people to become aware of a teen’s issues with anorexia…

It’s never easy talking to your kids about sensitive subjects like their mental health. It can make both parties feel awkward and uncomfortable, and Few subjects are more personal and difficult to speak candidly about than mental health disorders like anorexia nervosa. Typically, the first people to become aware of a teen’s issues with anorexia…