By Dana Sturtevant and Hilary Kinavey The more we learn about healing Binge Eating Disorder (BED), the more efficient and proficient the process will become. The more bias and stigma we address regarding BED, the more access we will have to healing. No matter how many BED techniques and advances we make, healing takes time. […]
By Dr. Stephanie Diamond, PhD, CEDS, BEDA 2015 presenter and Oliver-Pyatt Centers Clinical Director Think about your own inner dialogue. Is it kind, gentle, friendly? Is it aggressive, rejecting, demeaning? Both? Neither? For the less fortunate among us, self-critical thoughts come automatically, while thinking kindly about oneself might feel inauthentic or indulgent. Why is it some of us […]
By Tiffany Hopkins, M.A., doctoral candidate in the clinical psychology program at The University of Southern Mississippi Shame. It’s an uncomfortable emotion. One that’s incredibly important to understanding disordered eating. It is implicated in how eating disorders develop, why they stick around, and how individuals relapse after treatment.