A Short Introduction to Understanding and Supporting Children and Young People with Eating Disorders
A Guide to Whole-School Strategies and Practical Support
With steadily increasing incidences of self-harm and eating disorders among students and long waiting lists for specialised support, schools have a more active role than ever in supporting young people with these issues. This guide provides information and guidance on how to help students from whole-school policies to day-to-day strategies.
A guide for friends, family and professionals
Alice invites readers to learn about how anorexia nervosa affects her daily life, and introduces Beth who has bulimia nervosa, Sam who has selective eating problems, Francesca who has functional dysphagia and Freddie who has food avoidance emotional disorder. They explain why they find food difficult and how their conditions are different.
Beyond the Silence and the Fury
Psychodrama and other action methods are especially helpful in the treatment of eating disorders as well as dieting struggles, body dissatisfaction and associated issues of fear, sadness, silence and shame. This book provides clinicians with sound theory, practical treatment guidelines and clinically-tested action structures and interventions.
Eating Disorder Translator
When an eating disorder (ED) is involved, the problems caused by miscommunication can have serious consequences. A remark from a parent that is intended as positive encouragement could act as a trigger and a criticism from someone with an ED might really be a cry for help.
Avoiding Relapse and Recovering Life
Written with the aim of helping those in recovery discover their own unique insights and passions and awaken a desire to enjoy life to the fullest, this positive and life-affirming book will be an invaluable aid for anyone in recovery from an eating disorder.
Spotting the Stealth Bomber and Other Symbolic Approaches
This book is packed with metaphorical explanations that will allow parents and caregivers to ally themselves with treatment rather than the eating disorder, and take positive steps with their child towards a full and lasting recovery.
Hope, Healing and Inspiration on the Path to Recovery from Eating Disorders
The book is a positive and inspirational first person account of one girl's path to recovery. The book boldly details her 11 week stay in a residential eating disorder clinic, showing her progress from near-death on admission to a full recovery on departure with a positive coping strategy and advice as to how and when to use it.
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