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Levels of Care: Choosing the Right Eating Disorder Treatment

Levels of Care in Eating Disorder Treatment If you’re struggling with an eating disorder and have started to research treatment, chances are you’ve come across different types of therapies in different formats and locations. You might have noticed that a number of professionals are involved in eating disorder treatment (e.g., psychotherapist, registered dietitian, medical doctor,Continue reading Levels of Care: Choosing the Right Eating Disorder Treatment

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Radical Body Acceptance

In our teaching of DBT skills, I always say that radical acceptance is one of the hardest skills to learn. To do. To embody. I feel this way myself. As much as I talk about acceptance, I find my brain constantly wants to err on the change side of the acceptance-change continuum. It wants toContinue reading Radical Body Acceptance

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How To Make Fat Bodies Unhealthy

A Recipe For Poor Health People in higher-weight bodies are not inherently unhealthy. Any research that shows a correlation between weight and poor health is just that, correlational. Is it that higher weights result in poorer health outcomes? Or is it that those in bigger bodies face weight stigma – pathologizing, oppression, and inadequate medicalContinue reading How To Make Fat Bodies Unhealthy

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The Truth About Weight Loss

You’ve heard it so many times: “Calories in, calories out.” It’s simple, right? Well, not really. It turns out, our approximately 30-trillion-cell selves are much more complicated than a reductive equation. And our body size, as much as we’re led to believe otherwise, is largely impacted by factors beyond our control. Twin and adoption studies,Continue reading The Truth About Weight Loss