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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.


December 30, 2019
Americans’ top New Year’s resolutions are often to become more physically fit and lose weight. Because dieting and over-exercising are two activities that commonly contribute to the development of eating disorders, we caution against diving headfirst into a resolution focused on reducing body size, particularly if you have a family history of eating disorders.
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July 18, 2017
Even eating disorder experts have family members who struggle with eating disorders. Today, Bonnie Brennan, Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Eating Disorders Specialist, shares her views on the film To the Bone with her teenage relative “Katie” who is in recovery from an eating disorder.
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March 30, 2017
In looking back to why I fell in love with treating eating disorders, I am reminded that I actually wrote a paper in graduate school titled: “The Population I will Never Treat—Eating Disorders”.
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July 20, 2016
ESSENCE.com talked with Bonnie Brennan, Senior Clinical Director of Adult Residential and Partial Hospital Services, Eating Recovery Center, to get the lowdown on drunkorexia and orthorexia, and how to spot and deal with them.
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July 19, 2016

Bonnie Brennan, MA, LPC, CEDS, Senior Clinical Director of Adult Residential and Partial Hospital Services, recently wrote an article about new eating disorders: drunkorexia, brideorexia and others that was featured on Betterafter50.com.

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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.

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June 08, 2016
Eating Recovery Center's Bonnie Brennan identifies 7 things to know about males and eating disorders.
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February 19, 2016
Bonnie Brennan, Senior Clinical Director of Adult Residential and Partial Hospital Services at Eating Recovery Center, gives a dedication to all caregivers of eating disorder patients. 
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February 18, 2016
Check the 20 signs you're too obsessed with your weight to see if your healthy habits may be swerving into unhealthy territory.
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January 29, 2016
A list of suggestions on how to talk to someone with an eating disorder compiled by Bonnie Brennan.
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