For Providers: Suicide Risk Assessment

For Providers: Suicide Risk Assessment

For Providers: Suicide Risk Assessment As we wind down September’s suicide prevention month, it’s a good time for those of us who treat eating disorders and other mental health conditions to evaluate our own suicide assessment skills and remind ourselves to be on 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...