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.

Dear Body

Letters to her body by a client ___________________________________________________   Dear Body, I know we’ve had our differences in the past, but I am very happy to say that I’m learning to appreciate everything you do for me more and more each year.  As I’ve g
Continue Reading →

Don’t Forget: Shoreline is Participating in the NEDA Walk This Saturday!

Don’t forget: Shoreline will be participating in the annual NEDA Walk on Saturday, March 8th, in Santa Monica, California. Join our team by going to the NEDA website, and signing up for the “Shoreline Treatment Center” team and using the password “recovery”. We hope
Continue Reading →

Sports and Eating Disorders: Who’s At Risk?

Sports are a healthy outlet for children and adults. For the most part, sports encourage people to exercise, work as a team and have some healthy competition. Generally, it also helps with self-esteem and having a better body image. Sports, however, can have a negative effect on a per
Continue Reading →

Join Shoreline for the NEDA Walk on March 8th

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week runs from February 23rd through March 1st. The purpose of this week is to raise awareness about eating disorders and to encourage those suffering from them to seek help. This is a global effort to reach as many people as possible so they can re
Continue Reading →

Signs of Eating Disorders

This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. One of the goals of this week is education. Identifying eating disorders in a loved one can be difficult. I hope that this post gives you some insights into eating disorders. – Rachel _________________________________________
Continue Reading →

Reclaiming Sexuality After Recovery

Eating disorders affect every facet of a person’s life, including sexual health. Couple relationships depend on this type of intimacy, but people with eating disorders often can’t get close to a significant other for various reasons. Eating disorders like Anorexia Nervosa are all abou
Continue Reading →

Orthorexia on the Rise: What Is It and Why Do People Develop It?

We’re constantly bombarded with how we should and should not eat: no GMOs, only vegan, no processed foods, etc. While most people do the best they can, others take this advice on eating “clean” to a whole new level. Orthorexia is a type of disorder where people are obsessed with avoid
Continue Reading →

Moving Towards “Triggers”

For those in any kind of recovery, you learn early on a term called “triggers”. The term usually reflects those situations that will cause you to feel agitated, activated or which might increase urges to engage in the behaviors that you are trying to avoid. In the eating d
Continue Reading →

Review of “Goodbye Ed, Hello Me”

People who are not suffering from eating disorders probably would never pick up a book about eating disorder recovery. But, if you’ve ever obsessed about food, dieting and never being satisfied with your body, then a book like Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder an
Continue Reading →