Eating Disorder Treatment

We encourage people to follow the CDC’s (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html) and WHO’s recommendations.  If you have concerns about your physical health and safety please consult with your physician to figure out best options for yourself and your family. Even with the need to self-quarantine, there may be options for teletherapy.  Teletherapy is a way to remotely do… read more

In our last article, we discussed female athlete triad syndrome which is a disorder marked by disordered eating, bone density loss, and alteration in menses. Because of the menstruation part of the triad, men cannot suffer from this syndrome. However, many people expressed concerns that male athletes also suffer from body image disorders, extreme fixation… read more

For athletes of all disciplines, there is pressure to be the best, train the hardest, and look like an athlete. For sports such as ballet, gymnastics, swimming, figure skating, and long-distance running, the perception of what an athlete should look like is thin and many athletes face ridicule from teammates, judges, and competitors for being… read more

Canopy Cove is an eating disorder recovery program in Florida. We offer onsite eating disorder therapy with licensed professionals, and people love our peaceful setting surrounded by horses. One of the distinctive things about our eating disorder treatment is our recovery philosophy. While other centers merely treat your symptoms but don’t expect your eating disorder… read more

Welcome back. In part one of this two-part series, we began the discussion about how parents can help prevent their daughters from developing an eating disorder. In this second part, we will offer a few more suggestions for concerned parents. 3. Set a Good Example By setting the example in regards to healthy eating, weight… read more

There is a large population of people who suffer from undiagnosed, and therefore untreated, eating disorders. Many people are shocked to discover this and have a hard time believing that they were not able to identify the symptoms of an eating disorder; after all, they are obvious, right? What do you think of when you… read more

It is not often that someone makes a conscious decision to engage in behaviors that will result in an eating disorder. While it may be true that some eating disorders begin as what could be called normal dieting that then escalates into an obsessive behavior, most eating disorders develop over time and have subtle warning… read more

The idea that media is a powerful influence on self-image and self-worth is not new. Global campaigns to reflect the normal, healthy, human body in all forms of media have spawned such changes as the creation of proportionately more realistic dolls and retail store clothing mannequins, along with education about the unhealthy extremes that fashion… read more

If you or someone you know has an eating disorder, you are probably looking for effective treatment solutions that produce true recovery. When you look for solutions, one of the most natural things to do is to look for a cause. After all, if you can track down the reason for something, then you can… read more

Dear Parents, When you’re up against an eating disorder, it can be exhausting and bewildering to know what to do. You’re not alone, and your struggle is real. Here are some more of our tips for parents of teens with an eating disorder. Please visit our other tips in previous posts as well. See Part… read more