Preparing for Back to School While in Eating Disorder Recovery Has your child or teen taken time off from school during eating disorder recovery? If so, as a parent, you may be trying to decide if he or she is ready to return to school this year. Returning to school in recovery from an Eating…Details
Identifying the Signs and Symptoms of Anorexia One of the most common Eating Disorders is Anorexia Nervosa. Anorexia is a psychological disorder with extreme and sometimes long-term physical implications. It is often the result of a lack of nourishment compared to what the body requires for sustainability and is one of the most recognized eating…Details
By: Ashley Pennington, MA, Senior Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships At Selah House, we understand the challenging decision to begin the journey of recovery at a residential eating disorder treatment program during this time of uncertainty. Our experienced, multidisciplinary team understands that entering a higher level of care can sometimes raise doubts and fears that…Details
What is a Christ-centered treatment approach? At Selah House, it means we regard every person as a spiritual being on a human journey, and we treat your whole being with therapies, psychiatric care, and dietary and nutritional care that support you physically, spiritually, and emotionally during your eating disorder recovery.
Since eating disorders form over time, it is often hard to fully recognize disordered behaviors and changes in your body. Realizing you need help and talking about your eating disorder is one of the hardest steps you can take towards recovery. You may think you can do it on your own, but sharing your struggle and your…Details
The Prevalence of Bulimia Bulimia is an eating disorder that is characterized by binging on a large amount of food, then purging those calories out of your body through vomiting, starving, excessive exercise, laxatives, or other methods. It has recently been estimated that nearly 60% of all bulimia cases occur between the ages of 16…Details
Claire grew up in a small town on a quiet street with her parents and younger brothers. “A normal life,” as she calls it. In fifth grade though, that all begin to change. Her family moved to the country and the rough transition began. She found it hard to make friends in her new school,…Details
The novel coronavirus infection, commonly referred to as COVID-19, has created a worldwide crisis. The contagious virus has already affected more than a million people across the world and taken the lives of over 60 thousand.
If you are anxious and fearful now, you are not alone. Many of us have those same feelings during this challenging time. It is important to remember that you don’t need to banish your fear but to foster a love for yourself that encourages and strengthens who you are. Self-compassion can help you regain a…Details
Several eating disorders share binge and restriction symptoms and appear to be a food-related problem. However, eating disorders have underlying emotional issues manifested through behaviors. Treating an eating disorder is more than learning self-control around food; it also involves managing the emotions and triggers associated with the symptoms.