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Eating Disorders

Many of the clients I work with who struggle with different eating disorders get caught up in the comparison game which significantly impacts their recovery journey. The more we look outward, the less we are looking inward at the work that needs to be done to move ourselves forward. Has comparing ourselves ever really lead… Read More

Do you ever meet those people who are just killing it at life and doing really inspirational things that leave you feeling motivated and more connected to your own personal mission? I must say I had read and heard a lot about Kate before getting the chance to connect with her in person but she… Read More

I don't think I have ever met anyone who has an eating disorder or disordered eating who doesn't also struggle with anxiety. The challenge with anxiety is that it is what causes most of our suffering. Anxiety is what drives the obsessive thoughts, it's what fuels the fears about weight and food, it's what makes… Read More

School is expensive. Recovery is hard. It is important that when you are trying to do both you have as much support as possible to make it easier on yourself. This is why the Looking Glass Foundation has set up 3 scholarships to help alleviate some of the pressures that many of you may experience… Read More

Often in my practice I prepare my eating disorder clients by letting them know they are about to start climbing mount Everest. I am not sure if you have ever watched a documentary on people who climb Everest but their approach from base camp to the top is very intentional and slow work. It is… Read More

I got asked this question at the Looking Glass Foundation the other day and I think it hits on a really important point. I know a few people who have recovered and they keep trying to tell me how it needs to be done. I don’t want to be rude but I am tired of… Read More

There are so many different messages we hear during recovery about what we have/need/should do to make recovery our reality. While recovery is a subjective experience, one that doesn’t always have a clear road map and that is never the same for two people, one commonality is that it is made up of many little… Read More

Often in my office I hear from my clients how they need to recover. The word need is often followed with words like should or have to and the burden my client feels is palpable. I don’t blame people for feeling this way or for feeling as though they need to recover, the challenge is… Read More

Happy New Years Eve! Often January can be a very difficult time for individuals working on their recovery because so often we are surrounded by people who set New Years resolutions that are focused on weight loss and getting in shape. It is hard to hold onto your recovery when January rolls around and the… Read More

The holidays, while a beautiful time for many, can be a really big challenge for individuals who struggle with an eating disorder. Not only is food a part of just about every event that takes place but it seems to creep into our regular day to day in ways that aren’t typical (like the never… Read More