Parent Webinar–Is Your High School Student with an Eating Disorder Ready for College?

College Readiness for High School Seniors With Eating Disorders Webinar

Are you a parent of a High School Junior or Senior with an eating disorder? Learn how to ensure your student is ready for the transition to college. Soon college acceptances will be arriving and deposits will be due shortly. College can be very challenging for young adults with eating disorders who are not in …

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Home for the Holidays: Does Your College Student Have an Eating Disorder?

College student with eating disorder

The return home for the holidays after the first semester at college is often the first time you’ve spent significant time with your young adult since they moved away. Maybe your college student looks a little thinner to you. Or maybe they are not eating the foods they used to eat before they left for …

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Eating Disorder College Contracts

Eating Disorder College Contract

If you are sending a young adult with a history of an eating disorder to college (or seminary or another away program), it is a good idea to have a college contract in place. This is our recommendation for young adults with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, ARFID, and OSFED. College and living away from …

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On Empowering Parents—Not Pathologizing Them

Empowering Parents

I often write about the importance of including parents in the treatment of adolescents and young adults. My work is informed by my training in Family-based Treatment (FBT), which as a central part of treatment seeks to empower parents to help their ailing children with eating disorders to return to health. When asked why families …

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