Breaking Free from Binge Eating Disorder

By Ellie Pike, David Vrablik & Allison Pritchett

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Dave Vrablik’s lifelong habit of emotional eating never felt like a serious problem. That is, until one heartbreaking phone call five years ago.

Upon receiving news about the death of his beloved older brother, Dave’s occasional compulsive eating quickly morphed into uncontrolled binging. All of a sudden he was enveloped by Binge Eating Disorder.

Dave’s discovery and treatment of the eating disorder sent him on a five-year journey - one that highlights the importance of community as well as what we all should know about America’s most prevalent, yet under-diagnosed, eating disorder.

Presented by

Ellie Pike, MA, LPC

Ellie Pike is the Sr. Manager of Alumni/Family/Community Outreach at ERC & Pathlight Behavioral Health Centers. Over the years, she creatively combined her passions for clinical work with…
Presented by

David Vrablik

The mind and soul behind New Beginnings, David’s story of grief and experiencing binge eating disorder has not only impacted his friends and family, but it’s the inspiration behind his stage presence.…
Presented by

Allison Pritchett, RD, LD

Allison Pritchett, RD LD is a Clinical Dietitian for the Virtual Intensive Outpatient Binge Eating program with the Eating Recovery Center. She earned her degree in Food Science with a Nutrition…

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