Telling people you have an eating disorder can be a difficult. You might feel embarrassed or unsure how your loved ones will react.
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Sometimes clients are concerned that they will need to give up being a vegan or vegetarian to participate in eating disorder treatment at The Emily Program.
Before seeking care, many people wonder if eating disorder treatment is the right fit for them. They may question if their struggle with food actually qualifies as an eating disorder, or maybe they don't think experiences they've heard about from others sound like a good fit for their situation.
We all lead busy lives, so the idea of fitting treatment into the mix might seem overwhelming.
Exercise is usually great, but too much exercise and lack of calorie absorption can be unhealthy.
If you have diabetes, your risk of developing an eating disorder is increased. In this episode of "Ask Emily," Dr. Jilllian Lampert explains how integrated eating disorder therapy can be used to treat both conditions.
Negative body talk is incredibly common in our society. And when someone you're close to is constantly directing it at themselves, it can be difficult to know how to respond in a constructive way.
In this "Ask Emily" Dr. Jillian Lampert addresses how The Emily Program approaches weight loss within eating disorder treatment for binge eating.
In our latest "Ask Emily" Dr. Jillian Lampert addresses a common question about insurance. Watch the video below to hear more about this topic and what you can do to better understand your own coverage for eating disorder treatment.
The new school year is upon us. For some, this means heading off to college and being 'on your own' for the first time. This can be overwhelming and exciting all at the same time.
A parent wrote to ask how to be supportive of their son who is dealing with an eating disorder. Dr. Jillian Lampert tackles the tough question about how to deal with the feeling of "walking on eggshells."
Recently a dad wrote in asking how he can talk to and help his adult daughter. He's noticed that she has been returning to some harmful behaviors and asked for some advice in how to approach her with his concerns.
A person wrote in saying that they feel stuck. Part of their letter said that they feel like the eating disorder has a whole arsenal of tools and all they have is a little wooden stick.
Anxiety is a common issue that individuals struggle with in addition to an eating disorder. In this video, Dr. Jillian Lampert talks about how to ease some of the anxiety and calm your body.
In this "Ask Emily" Dr. Jillian Lampert responds to a question about purging and why it's so dangerous.