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Athletes and Eating Disorders

Athletes and Eating Disorders

When I work with clients who struggle with eating disorders, very often I find that they have a history of being athletes, whether high school, college, or professional.  Through my experiences with these clients, I’ve realized that life as an athlete can be tricky to...
Jews and Eating Disorders

Jews and Eating Disorders

No One Is Immune Jews get eating disorders, too. I say this because being in the Jewish community myself, I can attest to the shame and stigma that many hold around mental illness, including eating disorders. But just because eating disorders are not talked about or...
Bulimia and Alcohol Abuse

Bulimia and Alcohol Abuse

One of my recent blog posts focused on the comorbidity and link between eating disorders and substance use.  In this post, I want to specifically focus on the co-occurrence of alcoholism and bulimia. Research has demonstrated that 34% of individuals with bulimia...
Weight Stigma

Weight Stigma

An Obstacle in Treatment As an eating disorders therapist, one very challenging part of my work with clients is addressing the impact of societal values and messages on their recovery.  Clients who have larger bodies or don’t meet society’s “thin ideal” can work...

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