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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.

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 16, 2015
Presentation given in Spanish by Dr. Emmett Bishop, MD, FAED, CEDS, Medical Director of Outpatient Services and Program Development at Eating Recovery Center.
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January 09, 2015
Read about the Best Practices for Working with Experienced and Complex Patients with Clinical Director Lisa Petersen, PhD and National Recovery Advocate Jennifer Lombardi, LMFT.
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January 08, 2015
Learn to become a discriminating consumer of eating recovery treatment outcome data. Read this booklet provided by Eating Recovery Center to understand some of the difficulties researchers face in measuring eating disorder treatment effectiveness and how to critically evaluate data that is presented. 
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January 05, 2015
Watch this video to learn about Child and Adolescent Services at Eating Recovery Center.
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January 21, 2010

Many Americans make New Year’s resolutions to lose weight each year.  Though these dieting individuals may have healthy intentions, they could be putting themselves at risk for an eating disorder. “For individuals with a genetic predisposition for an eating disorder, a diet can quickly spiral out of control and trigger disordered eating,” said Kenneth L. Weiner, MD, CEDS, co-founder and medical director of Eating Recovery Center.  “It’s important for families to be aware of eating disorder warning signs and step in when they believe their loved one has a problem.”

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