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8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder : Effective Strategies from Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience - Carolyn Costin

8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder

Effective Strategies from Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience


Published: 7th November 2011
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This is no ordinary book on how to overcome an eating disorder. The authors bravely share their unique stories of suffering from and eventually overcoming their own severe eating disorders. Interweaving personal narrative with the perspective of their own therapist-client relationship, their insights bring an unparalleled depth of awareness into just what it takes to successfully beat this challenging and seemingly intractable clinical issue. For anyone who has suffered, their family and friends, and other helping professionals, this book should be by your side. With great compassion and clinical expertise, Costin and Grabb walk readers through the ins and outs of the recovery process, describing what therapy entails, clarifying the common associated emotions such as fear, guilt, and shame, and, most of all, providing motivation to seek help if you have been discouraged, resistant, or afraid. The authors bring self-disclosure to a level not yet seen in an eating disorder book and offer hope to readers that full recovery is possible.

This brave and hopeful book melds difficult personal narrative with the intimacies of a therapist-client relationship The book not only offers great insight into how to beat this formidable illness/addiction, but supplies the motivation to do so. It should be in the hands of everyone who suffers from this affliction, directly or indirectly. "

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Motivation, Patience, and Hopep. 11
Your Healthy Self Will Heal Your Eating Disorder Selfp. 37
It's Not About the Foodp. 63
Feel Your Feelings, Challenge Your Thoughtsp. 93
It Is About the Foodp. 125
Changing Your Behaviorsp. 159
Reach Out to People Rather Than Your Eating Disorderp. 191
Finding Meaning and Purposep. 219
Epiloguep. 255
Referencesp. 261
Resourcesp. 265
Appendixp. 267
Indexp. 269
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ISBN: 9780393706956
ISBN-10: 0393706958
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 7th November 2011
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.7  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.48