An interview with therapist Lori Galperin about how to have a non-judgmental relationship to an eating disorder. Lori describes the many roles that eating disorders serve in the life of a young person, and the importance of not getting into power struggles to try to remove it. She highlights anorexia as an attempt to turn the body into a machine that is not subject to vulnerability and unpredictability, as a way to feel safe.
An interview with Julia Jarvis about her struggle with bulimia and her recovery. [Read more…]
An interview with therapist Alice Rosen about compulsive eating. [Read more…]
An interview with therapist and trainer Toni Herbine-Blank about her own struggle with food and body image. [Read more…]
Dr. Lockhart describes her work at the New England Eating Disorders center at Mercy Hospital. She emphasizes how she tries to help her patients distance their sense of self from the eating disorder, she also describes the key role of family support.