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…

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…

What’s the Relationship Between Trauma and Eating Disorders?

Among the psychiatric profession and the experts at most modern eating disorder treatment centers, there is a push to provide eating disorder treatment solutions which not only allow for short term eating disorder recovery but to provide a sustainable change in the lifestyles of the patients.  This often entails examining not only the symptoms of…

Among the psychiatric profession and the experts at most modern eating disorder treatment centers, there is a push to provide eating disorder treatment solutions which not only allow for short term eating disorder recovery but to provide a sustainable change in the lifestyles of the patients.  This often entails examining not only the symptoms of…

Which Is Better; Residential or Outpatient Treatment?

Getting treatment for an eating disorder is easier than it used to be; there are options available for most conditions and people have more choices that take insurance than ever before. And although the conversations that lead to recovery might be hard, when you or a loved one is ready to go in for eating…

Getting treatment for an eating disorder is easier than it used to be; there are options available for most conditions and people have more choices that take insurance than ever before. And although the conversations that lead to recovery might be hard, when you or a loved one is ready to go in for eating…

Exploring Diabulimia – The Combination of Diabetes and Bulimia Nervosa

“Diabulimia” is an unofficial name for a mental health condition where a person with type-1 diabetes purposefully uses less insulin or none at all in an effort to control their weight. This combination of mental health and physical disorders is among the most dangerous types of disordered eating behaviors and can lead to myriad health…

“Diabulimia” is an unofficial name for a mental health condition where a person with type-1 diabetes purposefully uses less insulin or none at all in an effort to control their weight. This combination of mental health and physical disorders is among the most dangerous types of disordered eating behaviors and can lead to myriad health…

Everything You Need to Know About ARFID

Although many eating disorders are relatively well-known outside the medical and psychiatric community, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder, there is one form of eating disorder that’s still relatively unknown: ARFID. Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), which is sometimes also referred to as Selective Eating Disorder (SED), is one of…

Although many eating disorders are relatively well-known outside the medical and psychiatric community, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder, there is one form of eating disorder that’s still relatively unknown: ARFID. Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), which is sometimes also referred to as Selective Eating Disorder (SED), is one of…