Integrating Recovery with Life | (562) 434-6007 | Long Beach & Orange County, CA

Eating Disorders Treatment Blog

Welcome to the Shoreline Eating Disorders Treatment Blog

There is so much to say in regards to eating disorder recovery, and we have a lot to say. This blog talks about topics related to insurance, motivation, research and so much more. You are here because you want to learn more about these disorders, and we want to provide you with information that can help you in your quest for information and answers. In the coming days, please stay tuned for lots of articles and individual blog entries on the subject. These blogs will be sure to keep you both informed and thinking.  Learn from The Shoreline Bloggers, who are eating disorder experts and former clients. Please check back often, and share your eating disorder stories in the comments of the blogs. We look forward to helping you.

Finding Purpose While Moving Through the Pain

At times, life can be overwhelming and when you go through hardships it can feel as if you are being punished in some way or even worse: that somehow you are undeserving of good. This is untrue, yet it may feel like it is. Life is not easy and often unfair, there are consequences for
Continue Reading →

Managing the Holidays

Holiday feasts and festivities have the ability to conjure feelings of both joy and anxiety. We often look forward to spending time with our loved ones, taking part in family traditions, and savoring each bite of food. On the other hand, many of us also get caught up in frenzied shopp
Continue Reading →

Glimpse into Our Treatment: When Weeding Plants Helps to Gain New Insight

Volunteering for a good cause can uplift a person’s mood and when that is combined with nature, it can be a powerful combination. We recently spent our Saturday volunteering for the Starr Ranch Sanctuary, which is home to protected plants and wildlife. According to the organization ma
Continue Reading →

Glimpse into Our Treatment: The Labyrinth

For many, the Labyrinth is a spiritual or mythological symbol of growth and transformation. It is not a maze; it has no dead ends or traps. It is a path; a journey through self exploration that can lead you to the center of your being. In recovery from an eating disorder, the journey
Continue Reading →

Glimpse into Our Treatment: Family Program – Effective Communication

Communication is a part of our everyday interactions.  Whether we are connecting with family and friends, at work or school, out engaging in everyday activities like grocery shopping, asking for help, or needing directions, etc.  We utilize communication to make our needs known, to ge
Continue Reading →

Glimpse into Our Treatment: How the Past Haunts You

Often throughout our lives we have experiences and memories that haunt us and impact the way we behave, think and feel about ourselves, others and the world around us. We spent some time reflecting on what haunts us from the past and how these things can add to anxiety, depression, ne
Continue Reading →

Glimpse into Our Treatment: Beauty in Imperfections

Improving one’s body image is a challenging component to recovery from an eating disorder. I often tell clients that it requires a paradigm shift and a new way of seeing. For Saturday’s program, we discussed body diversity and the importance of expanding our concept of beauty. Clients
Continue Reading →

The Missing Piece in Eating Disorder Treatment – Extended Care Support

The Missing Piece – Extended Care Living Learning how to Developmentally Launch in Eating Disorder Recovery As an eating disorder expert and founder of a highly respected eating disorder treatment facility in Southern California – Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treat
Continue Reading →

What to do when your kid does not want to go to treatment!

“I’m Not Going!”: How to Talk with Your Child About Hospitalization for an Eating Disorder By Kelsey M. Latimer, PhD, Sonia Schwalen, PhD Eating Disorders are among the most severe of all the psychiatric disorders. Individuals with eating disorders are at an increased risk for death,
Continue Reading →

2017 The Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment