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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.

Why BMI is a Scam

I recently read an article that was more than just a little interesting, considering all of the issues around schools measuring BMI and potentially causing healthy children to have eating disorders. This article displays the problem with using BMI as an indicator of obesity or being o
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Reminder: Shoreline Orange County Monthly CEDS Case Consultation/Supervision Group

Join Shoreline Orange County for our monthly CEDS (Certified Eating Disorder Specialist) case consultation/ supervision group, open to all professionals in the community, desiring to enhance their clinical skills. This monthly group is complementary, and meets the 2nd Friday of each m
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Supporting a College Student with an Eating Disorder

Parents naturally worry about their children when they’re away from home. Parents of children with eating disorders, however, have more to worry about than most. They’re afraid that their child will have a relapse if they send them back to college. Yet, you can’t keep them locked up.
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Shoreline Orange County Launches Educational Series

Shoreline Orange County will be hosting our first in a series of professional Quarterly Educational events on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Jennifer Lombardi, LMFT. The event will take place on Friday, Sept 26 from 1:00 – 3:30 pm. Space is limited for this event so plea
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Self-Care When Going Back to School

Self-care is important for everyone. But those at-risk, currently suffering from or recovering from an eating disorder, returning or starting school can be a dangerous time. It’s hard to adjust to new schedules or perhaps even new schools. These can be triggers for eating disorders. T
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Back to School and Eating Disorders

  Heading back to school or starting a new school can be tough for many students, especially high school and college students. There are a lot of pressures to fit in and be accepted by others. Many people develop eating disorders between the ages of 14 and 18 – when they enter hi
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The Process of Change

We all know that changing isn’t easy. It takes time and effort to change a behavior once it’s ingrained in our psyche. For people with eating disorders, that change often involves turning to healthy ways to deal with stress and improving self-esteem. The psychology of change is a many
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Screening for Eating Disorders: Should We Do It?

Lately, schools have become very interested in our kid’s health. They’ve changed the lunch menus to be “healthier” and put emphasis on exercise. While at the outset, these all seem like positive steps forward. But there’s an undertone of potential negativity to it: We’re getting young
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Body Image Has Been and Is Different For Women‏

I recently found this video on the Huffington Post, and I was astounding by its honesty. I just had to share this. I’d love for you to share your thoughts on this video and the body image pressures that you’ve felt. – Rachel __________________________________________
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