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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.

Body Image and the Beach: Rebuilding Your Self-Esteem

For many people, the beach is the embodiment of “what’s wrong” with their body. They compare themselves to the “perfect” women in the bikinis or the shirtless guy playing volleyball with the “perfect” body. For those with eating disorders and low self-esteem, the beach can be a mine f
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Helping Kids Deal with Bullies

As mentioned in previous blogs on this site, bullying can have real negative long-term effects on individuals. And nearly half of our young children experience various types of bullying at some point in time. Most children, however, decide to remain silent rather than speak out agains
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It’s Not Just a Right of Passage: Long-term Effects of Bullying

Bullying used to be seen as a rite of passage from childhood to adulthood – a way to build the thick skin needed to deal with the rough nature of life. Nowadays, however, bullying is being taken more seriously and for good reason. Bullying for both the bully and the person being bulli
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Shoreline Launches Monthly CEDS Study Group

Shoreline is proud to announce that we will be hosting a monthly CEDS Study Group at our Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment – Orange County location. Join Certified Eating Disorder Specialist – Supervisor, Rachel Levi, LMFT, CEDS for a complimentary monthly CED
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Shoreline Has a New Medical Director

Shoreline is excited to announce that we have a new Medical Director, Dr. Jennifer Johnson, MD. Jennifer Johnson, MD, MS, FAAP is a board-certified specialist in adolescent and young adult medicine.        “Collaborating with Shoreline over the past few years has been a rewardin
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Signs Your Child is Being Bullied

Bullying is a serious problem in schools these days. And the repercussions of bullying last much longer than the school day or year. According to an NPR report, kids who have either been bullied or bullied others tend to have more health and financial problems than other children. Whi
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A Great Commentary by a Great Doctor

Dr. Edward P. Tyson in Austin, Texas, is a wonderful doctor and a great advocate for eating disorders. His post “Ten Things I Wish Physicians Would Know About Eating Disorders” shows the importance of doctors addressing their own attitudes about eating disorders. We have a
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Our Orange County Location is Officially Open!

We wanted to thank everyone that made it out to our Open House on Friday, June 27th. We truly enjoyed meeting everyone. Check out some of the pics from the day!
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The Rise of Drunkorexia

It seems like each day, a new type of eating disorder emerges. Recently, The Huffington Post covered the rise of “Drunkorexia”. While the name may not be the best, the disorder it refers to is serious. For many people, it may seem innocent. They may skip a meal or two in favor of havi
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