Tag: eating disorder recovery

2020 Breakthrough Research in Anorexia Nervosa

2020 Breakthrough Research in Anorexia Nervosa: Drs. Cynthia Bulik and Walter Kaye Anorexia Nervosa (AN) is a puzzle for many reasons. What is it, and what can we do to treat it are commonly asked questions by students and health professionals alike? While we do not have a blood or other test to make a… Read more »

Why Healthy Communication Skills Are Essential to Eating Disorder Recovery

Why Healthy Communication Skills Are Essential to Eating Disorder Recovery by Timberline Knolls Staff Living with an eating disorder can affect a person’s health and life in so many ways. And because these illnesses are so complex, they also often influence the way an individual communicates with others. That’s why developing healthy communication skills is… Read more »

Coping By Taking Empowered Action

Coping By Taking Empowered Action One great way of coping with stress (and we sure do have plenty of that lately!) is to focus your energy into something meaningful and important. When we are working on something important to us, we feel empowered. When that effort also helps other people struggling, it gives us a… Read more »

TikTok and Its Effect On Your Teen

TikTok and Its Effect On Your Teen by Rebecca Manley, MS, CTC, CCTP, MEDA Founder Dieting is the most common precipitating factor in the development of an eating disorder. In the United States alone, 30 million people struggle with an eating disorder and every 62 minutes someone loses their life due to direct complications of… Read more »

What is self-compassion?

What is self-compassion? by Meagan Mullen, MA, MHC, MEDA Clinician Most of us are familiar with our inner critic—you know, the voice that seems to pipe up whenever you’ve made a mistake or feel like you’re not good enough. If you struggle with an eating disorder or another mental health issue, you’re probably pretty familiar… Read more »