Eating Disorder Resources

Trusted information for parents and teens who are dealing with eating disorders. General Eating Disorder Resources National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) – The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the leading non-profit organization in the United States advocating on behalf of and supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Reaching millions every year, we campaign… Continue reading Eating Disorder Resources

What Every Parent Needs to Know about Eating Disorder Symptoms

Millions of people in the U.S. are impacted by eating disorders every year.  This includes those suffering from the eating disorder as well as their family members and friends.   Unfortunately, many people who have these disorders do not get the help, support, and treatment they need to be healthy.   Recent research indicates that as many… Continue reading What Every Parent Needs to Know about Eating Disorder Symptoms

Causes of Eating Disorders

When a teenager is diagnosed with an eating disorder one of the most common questions parents ask is what caused the disorder to develop.  This is an understandable response, but the unfortunate fact is that there isn’t a simple answer to this question.  Disordered eating is a complex problem and there are many factors that… Continue reading Causes of Eating Disorders

What Causes Eating Disorders?

This is one of the questions parents ask us all the time.  Whether their child has already been diagnosed with an eating disorder or they are interested in information on preventing an eating disorder, most parents want to know where it starts, what makes one person develop an eating disorder but not another, and most importantly,… Continue reading What Causes Eating Disorders?

Phoenix Teen Counseling: Mental Health 101: Teen Troubles

The teenage years can be troublesome and traumatic.  Faced with a myriad of pressures from every direction, teenagers often feel that they need twist and morph themselves into someone else in order to fit into other people’s molds.  This is made more difficult because they are only beginning to discover who they are and what… Continue reading Phoenix Teen Counseling: Mental Health 101: Teen Troubles

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

This week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week and the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) is encouraging everyone to join the fight against eating disorders by just doing one thing to help spread awareness because everyone knows someone who is affected by an eating disorder.  Spreading awareness about these disorders is one way we can help the people… Continue reading Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Healthy Body Image Tips for Pregnant Women and New Mothers

These tips are adapted from Does This Pregnancy Make Me Look Fat? The Essential Guide to Loving Your Body Before and After Baby (HCI Books) by Claire Mysko and Magali Amadei Take weight out of the equation. This might seem like a radical suggestion considering that pregnancy weight gain and post-baby weight loss are such… Continue reading Healthy Body Image Tips for Pregnant Women and New Mothers

25th Annual National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Feb 26th- March 3, 2012

Certified Eating Disorder Specialists Available for Interview in Conjunction with 25th Annual National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Feb 26th– March 3, 2012 According to statistics, more young women in the US die from anorexia nervosia than from any other cause.  That’s why it’s so critical that we raise awareness of eating disorders in the United… Continue reading 25th Annual National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Feb 26th- March 3, 2012

Eating Disorder Awareness: Bulimia

The pressure to be thin in order to fit in is more extreme for today’s teenagers than it was for their parents and grandparents, often resulting in the development of eating disorder and the need for teen counseling.  The obsession with weight that so often contributes to the development of eating disorders like bulimia is… Continue reading Eating Disorder Awareness: Bulimia

Eating Disorder Awareness: Anorexia Nervosa

It’s no secret that eating disorders are a real and pressing problem for today’s teenagers.  According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), there are more than 24 million Americans with eating disorders and only 1 out of every 10 of those people will receive any treatment.  ANAD indicates that more than… Continue reading Eating Disorder Awareness: Anorexia Nervosa

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