Top Books on Eating Disorders

People who suffer from eating disorders go through severe disruptions in their eating patterns. These disruptions not only act on a physical level, but the sufferers also face psychological stress.  For example, people experiencing eating disorders are constantly in a state of anxiety regarding their food and body-weight. The fear of getting fat or gaining …

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Eating Disorder Recovery during COVID-19

The collective trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic is far-reaching and difficult to quantify.  In recent months, many have experienced disruptions to daily life, work-life balance, access to healthcare, and access to many necessities.  A great many individuals are struggling from the direct effects of the COVID-19 as well as the psychological effects of social distancing …

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Eating Disorder help at work

The Role Of Employers In Keeping Employees With Eating Disorders Safe In The Workplace  The prevalence of eating disorders in the US is rising, with 1 in 5 female and 1 in 7 male individuals having an eating disorder by the time they are 40 years old, according to a study published in the Journal of the …

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Living in a room full of Mirrors – by Sean Coons

Our standards have changed. The traditional model for assessing mental health is to compare an individual’s thoughts and behaviors to what is statistically “normal” or common, while also considering the degree to which the individual is in psychological distress. But what if that which is normal or common in society is itself unhealthy and distressing? …

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Is it Time to Ditch Your Fitness Tracking Device?

By Wendy Sterling, MS, RD, CSSD, CEDRD-S For some, fitness wearables can be a way of improving performance.  Some people thrive on the data. But for high risk populations like those with obsessive compulsive tendencies, OCD, eating disorders, compulsive exercise, muscle dysmorphia and many more – the metrics used in these watches can literally be fatal. These …

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Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center provides quality, holistic care to women and adolescent girls ages 12 and older. We treat individuals struggling to overcome eating disorders, substance abuse, mood and anxiety disorders, trauma and post-traumatic-stress-disorder (PTSD), and co-occurring disorders.