Creating Your New Normal: Staying the Course Toward Recovery as You Navigate the Holiday Season

By Wendy Mathes, MS, PHD, LPCA, NCC, DCC Veritas Collaborative The concept of “creating a new normal” is often discussed in therapy as individuals work towards recovery from an eating disorder. For those who struggle with binge eating, recovery may mean establishing a new relationship with food, finding new ways to communicate with family and […]

Yoga Therapy as a Binge Eating Disorder Treatment Option

Marissa Sappho, LCSW, BCD, CEDS, Co-Founder & Director of Clinical Services, Aurora Behavioral Health

By Marissa Sappho, LCSW, BCD, CEDS, Founder & Clinical Director, Aurora Behavioral Health Every body tells a story, and when we are in the throes of an eating disorder, that story goes unheard. I have found that yoga therapy helps people with eating disorders determine what happening in their body and in life through postures, breath […]

Sleep: The One Thing You’re Not Doing That Could Improve Your Eating Disorder Recovery

We often get so focused on EATING in recovery that many patients overlook the importance of sleep. Sleep is one of the most important, and one of the most neglected, components of comprehensive recovery. Most of us have experienced one or two nights of sleep deprivation and understand how difficult it can be to function […]