Category: Partner

The Role of the Dietitian in Eating Disorder Treatment

The Role of the Dietitian in Eating Disorder Treatment By Timberline Knolls Staff Treating a person who has developed an eating disorder can be a complex process that requires the dedicated service of a multidisciplinary team of professionals. Dietitians are among the many experts who can play a vital role in helping people establish a… Read more »

Recognizing Anorexia Athletica in Athletes

Recognizing Anorexia Athletica in Athletes By Timberline Knolls Staff Anorexia athletica, also known as exercise bulimia, is a type of eating disorder that involves excessive exercise in athletes. The disorder is similar to anorexia nervosa, a condition that involves restrictive eating. With anorexia athletica, a person may restrict their diet as well as overexercise, resulting… Read more »

Music Therapy Can Be a Vital Component of Eating Disorder Treatment

Music Therapy Can Be a Vital Component of Eating Disorder Treatment By Timberline Knolls Staff The thought of using music to help with behavioral health concerns can be traced back to the writings of Aristotle and Plato, but it became popularized in the 20th century after World War II. As musicians went to veteran’s hospitals… Read more »

The Powerful Connection between Trauma & Eating Disorders

The Powerful Connection between Trauma & Eating Disorders By Timberline Knolls Staff Untreated trauma can disrupt your daily life — including your relationship with food and your body. There’s a powerful link between eating disorders and trauma-related concerns such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The National Comorbidity Survey-Replication Study found that approximately 80% of people… Read more »

Body Dysmorphic Disorder & Anorexia Nervosa

Body Dysmorphic Disorder & Anorexia Nervosa by Eating Disorder Hope Guest Columnist, Margot Rittenhouse, MS, PLPC, NCC The way that we view our bodies and feel existing in them is of the utmost importance. Body image can influence our self-view, feelings of worth, and fulfillment with our lives and ourselves. A negative or toxic body… Read more »