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Eating Disorders: The Cost

Eating Disorders: The Cost

Navigating The Cost Of Eating Disorder Treatment If you’ve had any experience with eating disorder treatment, you’re probably aware that treatment is extremely expensive… and insurance coverage for specialized care is often limited. Some treatment protocols extend for...

Anorexia In Your Teenager

Anorexia In Your Teenager

Do you suspect that your child or teen has anorexia? It started innocently enough. Amy, 13, decided she wanted to “be healthier,” “get in shape.” First she started cutting out sweets… then carbs, then fat. Soon Amy began to supervise the preparation of all food in the...

How Are We Doing?

How Are We Doing?

  The most important question consumers should ask when seeking treatment for eating disorders: “What are your results and how do you measure them?” Consider for a moment, treatments for cancer… If you were to interview an oncologist about his/her recommended...

Help for Bulimia

Help for Bulimia

Alex starts her day with the intention to “be good.” As she navigates the day burdened by negative body thoughts, she feels down but hopeful that she will eat “clean” and with control. By mid-afternoon she’s starving and preoccupied with thoughts about food. When a...

Adults With Anorexia:  The Evidence Base

Adults With Anorexia: The Evidence Base

  The Most Effective Treatment For Anorexia Research shows that the best treatment for most adults with anorexia is CBT-E (enhanced cognitive behavioral therapy),¹,² provided in the least restrictive setting possible (in other words, in an office setting rather...