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The Eating Recovery Center Blog features frequent updates concerning Eating Recovery Center (ERC), 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.


March 07, 2017
Society tells us that there is a right and wrong way to eat, that certain foods are “good” and others are “bad.” But, food is just food; it doesn’t have a moral value. If I eat intuitively and take perfectionism out of the kitchen, I will eat in a balanced way. And my body will achieve its own ideal weight, which is not a perfect number in a magazine.
November 30, 2016
I find as time marches on and your child recovers, you are left to your own thoughts, sometimes for the first time in months. Finally, you have time to assess the emotional toll an eating disorder personally has taken on you. Moving forward for everyone is healthy and living in the present not the past is essential for familial healing.
September 02, 2016

Eating disorders affect males, too. Yes, males are affected by body image issues and eating disorders. Males are known to engage in behaviors like over-exercising, restricting foods, purging and frequently checking their bodies out in mirrors.

July 14, 2016

Bonnie Brennan, MA, LPC, CEDS, Senior Clinical Director of Adult Residential and Partial Hospital Services, was recently featured in an article on SELF.com discussing the difficulties of bulimia recovery.

May 31, 2016
Learn the facts about weight restoration in anorexia treatment. Dr. Anna Vinter explains the importance of staying with treatment even as anxiety rises.
May 31, 2016
For a family, having a child away in residential treatment is stressful, isolating and scary. You do it however, because it literally can be a matter of life or death for an patient with anorexia. This is the world we live when insurance is paying the bill. As I comprehend all of this, my mind shifts and I begin to face the stark reality the world has gone on without my son in it. His friends are living carefree and moving ahead in their lives as he is fighting for his.
May 26, 2016
Some individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have eating issues. Eating Recovery Center's Lisa Geraud discusses autism, ARFID and anorexia.
March 29, 2016

Karen Schneller, clinical manager of the Eating Recovery Center in San Francisco, said a spike in extreme eating habits in teenagers and college students has the potential to develop into eating disorders. This is a phenomenon that happens consistently throughout the country. Anxiety and stress about body image can also manifest into an eating disorder.

March 16, 2016
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a therapeutic treatment created for those who struggle with emotional dysregulation. The main goal of DBT treatment is to help an individual create a life they want to be present in. Dialectical Behavior Therapy also endeavors to teach patients with eating disorders a number of valuable life skills.
April 10, 2015
Information about Eating Disorders in College students provided by Eating Recovery Center. 
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