Going on holiday with an eating disorder often presents a number of challenges. In this post Dr Amy Harrison gives her advice on how to have a relaxing holiday, despite these challenges.
The journey towards recovery from an eating disorder is often a hard one. Here’s our advice on making that journey.
1 in 50 people have an eating disorder but they are widely misunderstood. This blog debunks 6 common misconceptions about eating disorders.
[Read Transcript] Hi there. It’s Dr Courtney Raspin, and it is almost Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is my favourite holiday, even after 20 years here in London. I always look forward to Turkey Day (we call it Turkey Day in our house). It’s the only holiday that is all about stepping back, giving thanks, being with your[…]
Medication for eating disorders is an option that is sometimes suggested when you seek help. However, you may wonder which approach is best – psychological therapy, drugs, or both? You may have some fears about medications used in treating mental health problems. Some people see them as something that contaminates them, they fear addiction, or[…]
[Read the transcript below] Hi there, it’s Dr. Courtney Raspin here, and it’s Mental Health Awareness Week. This year’s theme is body image, and it couldn’t be more important than now to address this because we know that so many people struggle with body image difficulties. These difficulties are linked with anxiety, depression, eating disorders[…]
[Read the transcript below] Hi there, it’s Dr. Courtney Raspin here and today I wanted to talk to you a little bit about binge postponement and how you can do a binge postponement trial. In my last blog, I talked to you about what a binge is, how you can help avoid having a binge[…]
When someone has an unhealthy relationship with food, taking steps to control the urge to binge eat is often overwhelming and can be one of the biggest challenges when overcoming an eating disorder. Binge eating can occur for several reasons: as a result of a physiological energy deficit; to satisfy an emotional need; or a[…]