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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 08, 2015
In sharing your stories about the recovery journey, we hope to offer inspiration, hope and support to Eating Recovery Center and partner program alumni. This month, Kristen Connell, an Eating Recovery Center of California alumna, reflects on the journey of lasting recovery and she says, “By allowing myself to be vulnerable to all emotions life throws at me, I gain better understanding of who I am and regain possession of what my eating disorder actually stole from me, my life.”
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March 05, 2015
Watch a webinar recording titled “Courage in Recovery” where Eating Recovery Center advocate Jennifer Lombardi discusses key milestones in the journey toward a recovered and thriving life.
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February 14, 2015
Information about eating disorders and compulsive exercise—also known as excessive exercise or obligatory exercise—defined as being “characterized by a significant amount of physical activity combined with a compulsive need to do the activity.”
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February 12, 2015
Pam Cleland's blog post Cleland Corner: Enduring Resilience.
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DocumentTags: alumni, "pam cleland", patients
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February 10, 2015
This month's Spotlight on Lasting Recovery: Kristine Suchan, LMFT, Clinical Manager of the Intensive Outpatient Program at Eating Recovery Center of California, shares her passion for working with the eating disordered population as she says, “I want to make a difference in people’s lives…helping them find their true selves outside of their physical appearance.”
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DocumentTags: #communityconnection, families, patients, professionals, treatment
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February 06, 2015
Tips for family members and friends helping a loved one with an Eating Disorder. Seek treatment at Eating Recovery Center today if you or a loved one is suffering from an Eating Disorder. 
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February 05, 2015
Pam Cleland's blog post Be Joyful. 
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February 05, 2015
If your seasonal depression gets to be something you cannot control, seek professional help. Even just one or two counseling sessions can make a tremendous difference. There is no shame in speaking with someone who is professionally trained to deal with these circumstances. It is a common form of depression that can be greatly controlled with the right help.
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DocumentTags: "dr allison chase", "erc austin tx", "health risks", "mood & anxiety disorders", patients, "symptoms & signs", treatment
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January 26, 2015
This month, Michelle Gebhardt, PsyD, Program Director of Eating Disorder Services at Insight Behavioral Health Centers shares her passion for working with the eating disordered population. This is what inspires her:
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January 14, 2015
If you’re guilty of making the same New Year’s resolutions year after year and then feeling guilty or ashamed that you didn’t follow them, you’re not alone. This year, resolve to create attainable solutions. Dr. Allison Chase explains how to manage healthy positive changes in a realistic way.
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DocumentTags: alumni, "dr allison chase", "erc austin tx", patients
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