Category: Partner

Feeding Your Soul in Recovery

By Amy M. Klimek, MA. LPC Eating Disorder Program Coordinator, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Recovery from an eating disorder is more than simply negating certain behaviors. It calls for integration, to live mindfully, to live completely, and to live fully. Eating mindfully Too often we find ourselves eating in front of the television, at… Read more »

Do Eating Disorder Thoughts Ever Go Away?

Do Eating Disorder Thoughts Ever Go Away? Amy M. Klimek, MA. LPC Eating Disorder Program Coordinator, Timberline Knolls The average person has between 50,000 and 75,000 thoughts per day, which translates into 35 to 50 per minute. When an individual struggles with an eating disorder, thoughts are repeatedly directed towards the disorder:  “If I eat… Read more »

Timberline Knolls says: It is Time to End Fat Talk

It Is Time to End Fat Talk Amy M. Klimek, MA. LPC, Eating Disorder Program Coordinator at Timberline Knolls Fat talk is defined as public body self-disparagement; in essence, it is an indirect term for fat shaming– a means to measure one’s self to another person, directly or indirectly, in a toxic way. Sadly, fat… Read more »

CRC’s MEDA Conference Wrap-up

Written by: Jenn Burnell MS, RD/LDN CEDRD of Carolina House and CRC I had the opportunity to attend my first MEDA conference this past week.  So many local and national experts shared their insight and knowledge on a variety of eating disorder topics.   What a wonderful experience to witness a local non-profit bring together so… Read more »

Body Image Versus Self Image

Body image VS Self image By Camille Malecha, MA, LPC Eating Disorder Specialist at Timberline Knolls Imagine a completed puzzle that represents a person’s self-image. This picture consists of many pieces, since self-image is linked to personality, social roles (son, daughter, friend, or employee), physical appearance and existential statements. That final component refers to more… Read more »