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Eating Disorder Resources

Updated: Dec 18, 2020

Are you or your loved one struggling with an eating disorder? Are you a parent not sure what to do or where to look for resources?

Dealing with an eating disorder is extremely difficult and there are no easy answers. It is going to be hard, really hard. This is a journey, there is no quick fix but there are resources and getting you support and education are critical. You do not need to have the answers but be willing to be present and willing to work through the process. Empower yourself with resources and continue to ask questions.

Here is a list of non profit organizations that offer great information, handouts, podcasts, support groups etc.

National Eating Disorder Association

Recovery Warrior

Eating Disorder Hope

The Project Heal

FEAST Family Support for Eating Disorders


Books! Books! Books! There are a lot of great books on eating disorders. Here are the ones that I find to be the most helpful and positive for recovery.


Books for parents:

When Your Teen has an Eating Disorder by Lauren Muhlheim

Brave Girl Eating by Harriet Brown

Anti-Diet: Reclaim Your Time, Money and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating by Christy Harrison


Books for Teens:

No Weigh by Shelley Aggarwall and Signe Darpinian


Books for clients:

Sick Enough: A Medical Guide to the Medical Complications of Eating Disorders by Jennifer Guadiani MD

Body Kindness By Rebecca Scritchfield

Anti-Diet: Reclaim Your Time, Money and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating by Christy Harrison

Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Linda Bacon PhD

Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling by Anita Johnston PhD

Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You can Too By Jenni Schaefer


Not finding what you are looking for but interested in some more eating disorder resources or help, just ask. Email me at alyson@alysonlischer.com and I would be happy to provide you with more relevant information for what you are needing.

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