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One of the most common issues when someone is struggling with an eating disorder is often self-enforced isolation. One of the most important pieces of recovery is letting others in so we can heal and move towards a healthy recovered life. So how do we bridge the gap between eating disorder driven isolation and recovery… Read More

One of the people I love to follow on social media is Vienna Pharoan of MindfulMFT. She is a couple’s therapist in New York and a lot of what she has to say really resonates with how I practice and what I believe when it comes to working with couples. She recently wrote a blog… Read More

I ran a Looking Glass training recently for the hand in hand program and in doing so gave some role plays of scenarios I have seen and worked with both in my practice and also in my personal life. In doing so I spoke of someone who has relapsed after many years free from her… Read More

It is human nature to hurt people at times. Overwhelming feelings, stress, work, life etc. can all cause us to engage in ways that we aren’t always proud of or even aware of at certain times. In relationships, damage occurs not just when we hurt someone but also when we don’t adequately try to repair… Read More

This is being released at a slightly different time this week because I wanted to write about the Netflix Original Movie 'To The Bone." It has been talked about by so many different organizations with many individuals talking about it poorly and others singing it praises. Having had the time to now sit down and… Read More

"The longest journey you will ever take is the 18 inches from your head to your heart" - Andrew Bennett I think this quote applies to so many areas of our life but as an eating disorder therapist I truly believe it applies more than most to this population. When someone struggles with an eating… Read More

I often have couples come into my office telling me about the communication fails they feel they have in their relationship. They feel they don't fight fairly, or they feel misunderstood or not heard. Sometimes in relationships it's the silence that feels most threatening to a relationship because the effort of even trying to talk… Read More

My colleague Quetzo showed me this image when she was updating a presentation we were giving together. How painstakingly true is this message? For people in general yes, but especially for those who struggle with eating disorders. How is it that we live in a world where we would rank coffee or shopping, clothes sizes… Read More

I read an interview today with Esther Perel. If you don't know her, you should definitely watch her Ted Talk on Youtube, it's great. This article though was amazing. I felt like I read it and it screamed so many truths I felt I had to share. How often do we get our partners desire… Read More

As summer is ramping up we are getting closer to the time of year where people are taking holidays and getting away from the every day to enjoy time off in new or familiar places. I believe vacations are such an important part of our wellness because they allow us to escape and reflect on… Read More