Why We Recommend Six Months of Demonstrated Readiness Before College

College Students in California [Image description: photo of 2 young woman and a young man walking on a college campus] Represents potential college students who have overcome eating disorders

College readiness for students with eating disorders is a topic that comes up frequently. Learn more about why we encourage a potential college student to demonstrate six months of recovery (versus a shorter time frame). Our Eating Disorder College Readiness Guide and Checklist In our oft-cited Eating Disorder College Readiness Guide and blog, we strongly …

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College Weight Gain: Don’t Fear The Freshman 15!

College Weight Gain in California [image description: 2 young women eating pizza joyfully with other snacks around] depicts potential college students in California who are not afraid of the Freshman 15

Let’s not fear college weight gain—let’s normalize it! College students throughout the US are heading off to their first year of college. Most are excited and also a little anxious. Among the common worries: Will I get along with my roommate? Will I make friends? Will I be able to keep up with the academics? …

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College Process Group

Eating disorder college process group in Los Angeles, California [Image description: College Recovery group details with photo of group leader, Kristine Flanigan, Psy.D.]

We are excited to offer an eating disorder college process group. We know how hard it is to be a college student with an eating disorder. Beginning January 2024 over Zoom. You’re away at school and want to begin your adult life. But you are dealing with an eating disorder and it takes up brain …

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Is Your Young Adult with an Eating Disorder Ready for College?

Is My Young Adult With an Eating Disorder Ready for College?

College Readiness When Your Child Has an Eating Disorder How do you know whether your child with an eating disorder is ready for college? Sending a child to college usually raises anxiety for most parents. And you may have even more anxiety if your young adult has or has struggled with an eating disorder. Dr. …

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