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Eating Disorders

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

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

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

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

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

Recently my colleague Nicole Keay and I gave a presentation to the Eating Disorder Network about some of the cool things we are doing over at the Looking Glass Foundation. The network is filled with a lot of people high up in the eating disorder world here in Vancouver (mainly the health authorities) who are… Read More

One of my colleagues and The Looking Glass Foundation, Nicole Keay, recently wrote a really awesome blog on how, as women especially, we often get caught up in engaging in "water cooler" talk about our bodies, weight and the latest diet trends. She hits on some really key points about how these conversations often leave… Read More

I have been in this field for quite some time now and I will often get asked about my own journey to recovery. What was it that allowed me to recover? How did I know I was recovered? Do really feel free of all of those nasty and obsessive thoughts that trapped me for many… Read More

Happy Easter! I posted this blog last week on my relationship page but want to share it here as well. This experience is so worth being a part of if you are interested. I need to take a step away from my usual blog this week to let you all know that Looking Glass Summer… Read More