Articles containing: anorexia

A Letter to Those Struggling: Surviving a Severe Eating Disorder

Note: The following person’s account of his/her personal experience has been published with his/her consent to support the mission of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, and let others in similar situations not feel so alone.

Unsettled About Instagram? Ways to Support Your Teen’s Mental Health – Shrinking It Down

It’s been an unsettling time for many, with the testimony by Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen and her disturbing claims that the company knows that Instagram causes mental harm to teen girls. In this episode of Shrinking It Down, Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr.

CBT Snapshot: Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Eating Disorders

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a special kind of talk therapy that can be used to help with mental health challenges. In this CBT Snapshot series, Dr. Ellen Braaten gives a glimpse of what it looks like to use CBT for a range of mental and behavioral health disorders.

Medios digitales e imagen corporal

Gene Beresin y yo hemos trabajado con personas que luchan contra los trastornos alimentarios, principalmente niñas y mujeres jóvenes y sus familias durante años.

Q+A: My Daughter With Anorexia Will Get Homework Assignments – What Does That Mean?

My daughter was diagnosed with Anorexia and the therapist said we’d be getting homework assignments and using a “variety of techniques.

Digital Media and Body Image

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When it comes to social media and body image, there are a lot of questions. Gene Beresin and I have worked with individuals struggling with eating disorders, largely girls and young women and their families for years.

What is Anorexia?

For more information about eating disorders and ways you can help make a difference for a young person in your life, or for yourself, please visit NEDA the National Eating Disorder Association website. #NEDAwareness


Marsha was never satisfied with her body during middle school.

What Are the Treatments for Eating Disorders?

Question: What Are the Treatments for Eating Disorders?

Because eating disorders are complex – and are caused by multiple factors – treatments need to address multiple influences.

Hope Beyond Anorexia – Shrinking It Down (Season 1, Episode 9)

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What is Emotional Eating?

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I love watching football.

When I was watching the playoffs this year, it was obvious that some ads were really overrepresented – those promoting comfort food and alcohol (mostly beer). And they’re super compelling. I tend to eat healthy, organic food.