Psychotherapy and eating disorder recovery work take many forms. In this extensive grouping you'll find articles, links and discussions that include stories of individuals working through their healing process and descriptions of different treatment approaches.  Issues include trust, bingeing, starving, sexuality, fear, anxiety, triumphs, abuse, shame, dream work, journal keeping and more. Discussions regarding insurance and finances are here as well.  Reading these articles and participating in discussions will give you deep and varied windows into eating disorder recovery treatment.

Action for Your Authentic Life in Six Steps (Step Three may be the most difficult) Step Three

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Bear the conflict.  Eventually, if you follow step 1 and step 2 you will feel uncomfortable. You will feel afraid or mad or so angry and depressed you want to blame something or someone or many people or conditions for your emotional pain.

You can get through this stage without understanding, relying on a devil may care act of desperation. But that often does not work. If you try to break the conflict in yourself through dangerous activities you are not trying to die, although you may. You are trying to stop the pain by taking extreme distracting action. 

Action for Your Authentic Life in Six Steps (Step Three may be the most difficult) Step Four

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Prepare a stable base for when you inevitably lose your balance. You will regroup in a new and more solid way.

Now you take on the task of working through the polarized tensions in yourself to evolve out of the status quo and into your more developed life.

Eating Disorder Recovery Experience: losing and making friends

Eating Disorder Recovery Experience: losing and making friendsBeing in harmony with your true self attracts new and more healthy relationships. *

When you have an eating disorder the people who are attracted to you are attracted to who you are and how you respond with your eating disorder intact.

How you change in recovery

When you are deep in your eating disorder your friends and associates have a relationship with a sick person.  When you start to get well your attitudes, choices and responses change. Your friends' responses will change too.

12 Discoveries in Early Eating Disorder Recovery

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"The most regretful people on earth are those that felt the call to creative work...& gave it neither power nor time."
~ Mary Oliver

Reinforcement and validation are all around you. Eating disorder recovery is a vital, valuable, soul saving, life enhancing endeavor. And your life enhancing path only begins as you recover. Your creative path is now about the real you.

As you become more free of your eating disorder ask yourself:

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