Month: August 2018

Eating Disorder Treatment: The Least Restrictive Setting

Eating Disorder Treatment: The Least Restrictive Setting

Research on eating disorders consistently highlights that “treatment should be offered in the setting that is least restrictive and best suited to the individual’s needs and preferences.”[i] The outpatient setting (treatment in one’s real-life environment) is the...

Anorexia Nervosa: “Just Eat”

Anorexia Nervosa: “Just Eat”

It may be difficult for many to understand how and why people with anorexia nervosa starve themselves.  A natural response to someone who is malnourished and underweight might be “just eat more!” But eating for someone with anorexia is far more difficult and...

Spotting ED in Your Teen

Spotting ED in Your Teen

Eating Disorders in Teens: How Can Parents Catch Them?   Eating disorders are serious, life-threatening conditions that can become chronic and cause lasting health problems if left untreated.  In spite of the critical nature of eating disorders, they often go...

What Is CBT-E?

What Is CBT-E?

There’s been a great deal of research over the last twenty years as those in the medical community seek to isolate the most effective methods for treating eating disorders.  Consistently, the research comes back to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – and specifically the...