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Recognizing a healing resource is part of achieving and sustaining recovery. More, it's part of celebrating and nourishing your life. Articles and discussions here guide you to the many forms a healing resource can take. This includes: animals, wilderness areas, recovery books, class experiences, affirmations, tips to help you tolerate and grow through strong emotional experience, workbooks exercises, private time, treatment programs and more.

More about relapse: balancing development with behavior

Museocieloabierto indigenasGoing back to eating disorder behaviors days, weeks, months or even years after being free of the behaviors or even the desire to act out can be disheartening at the least and frightening at the worst. Understanding what you need to restore your balance helps you through this challenge and moves you into an even healthier place.

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How often do you see your eating disorder recovery clients? Cost is an issue.

This question often comes up during a first consultation.  I thought I'd answer it here so you can see the reasoning behind my response.

In my Los Angeles private practice, seeing a client once a week is minimum.  Twice a week is usual. Three and four times a week is not unusual.  And there are times in early work when seeing someone every day or more is necessary for a while.

The therapy work is unpredictable because each person is unique.  However, for the work to have a chance at being successful, time, place and finances have to be secure.

Eating Disorders on Internet Broadcast

If you would like to hear a broad range of issues and stories related to eating disorder recovery you can listen to Steve Kovacs interview with me on April 8 at 8:00 p.m. EST.

Steve wrote me about two weeks ago and invited me to be his guest on his show where we would discuss far ranging issues about eating disorder recovery. I was delighted when I discovered that his field was security and safety for women. His book is called, Protect Yourself: The Simple Keys Women Need to be Safe and Secure.

Gardens and Creating a Healing Environment for Eating Disorder Treatment

Welcoming Garden

A psychology graduate student felt she could ask me questions about being an eating disorder psychotherapist and get some help in writing her case study because she read that my patients wait in a garden before their psychotherapy sessions. She said she felt welcome to write and ask because of my waiting garden.

Nature of Welcome

I lead with this because gardens do call us to enter. People put fences around gardens and install entry gates because a lovely, open garden invites us in. The boundaries creates safety. The open gate gives permission to enter. A garden can be soothing, quieting and can hold you regardless of what you feel or how you look or think you look.

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JoannaPoppink @rebleber chocolate chips cookies, of course! :) Go for it!
13hreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink Fabulous! I love her! Grocery store employee shares tips on safe shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic https://t.co/8HFIRLalpd
13hreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink Share Title: https://t.co/QbFYa0SJbW via @twitter-user This is an important time to pay attention to your dreams. #DreamTendingWorkshop
JoannaPoppink This got me smiling, dancing, clapping my hands and feeling good. Changed my body chemistry for the better. Hope it… https://t.co/J4dAHp2IKj
JoannaPoppink I can't believe it! I'm so careful and still I wasn't washing my hands right. Please watch. Another coronavirus ha… https://t.co/iPo5HZNyGw

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