- Category: Culture and Media
Light from within, the essential nature and energy of the whole. pix *
If you suffer from an eating disorder you may not know the difference between your symptoms and your authentic identity. Knowing you have an identity that is different and more powerful than your eating disorder behaviors is a vital component in your recovery.
- Category: Miscellaneous
Blogging is public and psychotherapy is private.
Sharing my knowledge with you is a challenge.
but from intimate meetings with courageous and determined people who
have given me their trust. The work takes place in what I consider sacred space.
patients and I share is impenetrable to others and solid for us.
So please understand, when I give examples I am describing people who are not
and never have been patients or I am creating a fictitious person who represents
what I have seen and heard over many years of being in the field of eating disorder
will be honoring the confidentiality of my patients - past and present. I hope you
understand and can appreciate this aspect of my blog.
Joanna Poppink, MFT, psychotherapist eating disorder specialist, Los Angeles, CA
bulimia, anorexia, compulsive overeating recovery: www.poppink.com
- Category: Self-Help
Eating disorder recovery advances more quickly and thoroughly if you combine journal writing with your psychotherapy and treatment program. You can gain even more value from your journal by using an "unpacking" technique.