Eating Disorder Blog and News

The Latest Information from Eating Recovery Center

The Eating Recovery Center Blog features frequent updates concerning Eating Recovery Center, our eating disorder treatment methods and programs, and upcoming meetings and events to help provide patients, families, professionals, and alumni alike with the information they need to understand their condition and enter on a path to long-lasting recovery.

Dr. Michael Lutter, Dr. Connie Langellier and Erin McGinty, M.S. Join Eating Recovery Center of Dallas

August 25, 2016

Eating disorder treatment facility welcomes three experts who bring key insight and expertise, complimenting ERC’s leadership in the region DALLAS (2016)—Eating Recovery Center, Dallas (ERC Dallas), a trusted provider of comprehensive treatment for eating disorders, announced today the addition of Dr. Michael Lutter, Dr. Connie Langellier, and Erin McGinty to its clinical and medical leadership…

Read more

Take Action: Support the Mental Health Reform Act!

August 25, 2016

#MentalHealthReform | #PassS2680 Senate Campaign WHAT IS THE MENTAL HEALTH REFORM ACT? The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680) is a comprehensive mental health bill that aims to combat suicide in our schools and communities, increase the mental health workforce, strengthen the enforcement of mental health parity law, invest in early intervention, integrate health…

Read more

How to Overcome Excessive Exercise in Eating Disorder Treatment — Beth Riley

August 25, 2016

In our culture, exercise is viewed as a positive behavior. In fact, daily exercise is promoted as part of a healthy lifestyle and the “more is better” attitude seems to have become the norm. For many people with eating disorders, however, the concept of daily exercise is taken to the extreme. Individuals might begin an…

Read more

How to Find Balance with Exercise in Eating Disorder Recovery — Robyn Cruze

August 24, 2016

I’d rather have poked myself in the eye than exercise when I first entered eating disorder recovery. When I was ill, I exercised to support my illness’s daily demands. So when I was in recovery, I stopped exercising altogether. Some people in eating disorder recovery find it hard not to exercise obsessively. But, whatever your thoughts on exercising are,…

Read more

3 “P’s” for Recovery: Passion, Power and Purpose — Robyn Cruze

August 18, 2016

Lately I have been reflecting on my own recovery journey and on what has kept me inspired to recover for all these years. Nothing could prepare me for the gifts that recovery and utilizing the three “P’s” would give me. “What are the three ‘P’s’?” you ask. The three “P’s” are my personal keys to finding…

Read more

10 Ways to Be a Body-Positive Parent — Jeana Cost

August 18, 2016

I have a six-year-old son. He loves art and music and he wants to be a DJ when he gets older. About once a week, someone asks him to “show his muscles.” I also have an eleven-year-old daughter. She is active and carefree and always confides in me. One of her last confessions was “candy…

Read more

Need Information on Eating Disorders? We Can Help! — Millie Plotkin

August 18, 2016

Have you heard of the Eating Disorders Information Gateway? The Eating Disorders Information Gateway (EDIG) is a resource offered by the Eating Recovery Foundation. This website provides a single portal where anyone looking for information on eating disorders can access a variety of materials. Millie Plotkin, Informationist for Eating Recovery Center and partner programs, has…

Read more

6 Reasons Why Bariatric Surgery Won’t Cure Your Eating Disorder — Dr. Julie Friedman

August 9, 2016

While there is no sure way to achieve and maintain weight loss, bariatric surgery is considered the most aggressive (and most effective) treatment for obesity and obesity-related comorbidities. Patients often turn to bariatric surgery in the hopes of: Losing weight and maintaining the weight lost Improving their health Achieving a better quality of life While…

Read more

The Ultimate Way to Shift Your Perspective on Life — Robyn Cruze

August 9, 2016

I took a one-week vacation from work. That sounds normal, right? Not for me. I’ve never done that before. One or two days away, yes. One week away, absolutely not. Well, I decided that I’ll be doing it again and here’s why. Before I left on my trip, I highly doubted that I would be…

Read more

10 Things Parents Need to Know About Eating Disorders — Dr. Ovidio Bermudez

August 9, 2016

It’s not your fault. We want all parents to know that you are not to blame for your child’s eating disorder. Eating disorders stem from the interaction between your child’s genes and his or her environment. These genetic and environmental factors are largely uncontrollable — there is no one cause of eating disorders — and…

Read more
Page 1 of 651234»»»

Eating Recovery Center is accredited through the Joint Commission. This organization seeks to enhance the lives of the persons served in healthcare settings through a consultative accreditation process emphasizing quality, value and optimal outcomes of services.

Organizations that earn the Gold Seal of Approval™ have met or exceeded The Joint Commission’s rigorous performance standards to obtain this distinctive and internationally recognized accreditation. Learn more about this accreditation here.

Joint-Commission