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.

Getting Through Obstacles to Eating Disorder Recovery

My blog post about obstacles to eating disorder recovery is bringing in some wonderful and thoughtful comments that are taking the form of a conversation. It's heartwarming to  see you supporting each other through the nitty gritty of eating disorder recovery work.

Obstacles to Eating Disorder Recovery

I believe in what I'm doing - providing genuine methods to heal from eating disorders that honor the individual. As I do my psychotherapy work, and outreach to let others know of my work, I discover new obstacles to recovery.

My challenge is to break free from my traditional ways of speaking and writing. I need to go more to the core - not the core of the eating disorder - but the core of the obstacles that prevent people from getting on their recovery path.

Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast with Joanna Poppink

Eating disorder recovery KNews podcast: Charlie Dyer interviews Joanna Poppink on his radio show, Conversations with Charlie Dyer.

Charlie is a great interviewer and read Healing Your Hungry Heart: recovering from your eating disorder.  In our interview we hit the main points that are so important for people to understand about eating disorder recovery, whether it's you or someone you love or a phenomenon in our culture.

Please let me know what you think of of this 20 minute interview:  Agree?  Disagree? Add more to the conversation?

Yes, You Can Recover From an Eating Disorder

Lower Antelope Canyon 478Recovery work involves developing your mind, heart, body and soul from a fragile and insubstantial state to a more mature and capable condition that is your authentic you.

You can heal your way, develop your way, grow your way out of an eating disorder.  Solid recovery from an eating disorder is not about fighting the disorder and winning.  That gives an incorrect impression that you remain the same and the eating disorder leaves.  Solid recovery occurs when you no longer need your eating disorder to cope with the stresses and challenges in your life now or in the future.  * pix

The New York Times, in the April 25, 2011 issues, ran a pessimistic article that risks leaving readers with the idea that you cannot recover

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