Book Recommendations From The Emily Program
Live Happy (...damn it)
Jennifer was diagnosed with an incurable autoimmune disease, her kidneys failed rapidly, and she plunged into the unfamiliar world of kidney transplantation. Jennifer faced a choice. Hope or despair? Live Happy (...damn it) is a book that will vitalize your optimism, and encourage you when you stumble and fall—get back up. Let Jennifer's experiences inspire you to embrace every day...and choose hope.
Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends
Surviving an Eating Disorder provides a combination of information, insight, case examples, and practical strategies for families and friends to work on their relationship with someone who struggles with an eating disorder. By Michele Siegel, Judith Brisman and Margot Weinshe
Talking to Eating Disorders: Simple Ways to Support Someone With Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, Or Body Image Issues
This book provides some tips on how to support someone who is struggling with an eating disorder. It discusses how to have tough conversations and when to seek professional help. By Jeanne Albronda Heaton, PhD and Claudia J. Strauss
Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa, Second Edition: A Family-Based Approach
This indispensable manual presents the leading empirically supported treatment approach for adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN). What sets family-based treatment apart is the central role played by parents and siblings throughout therapy. The book gives practitioners a clear framework for mobilizing parents to promote their child's weight restoration and healthy eating; improving parent and child relationships; and getting adolescent development back on track. Each phase of therapy is described in session-by-session detail. In-depth case illustrations show how to engage clients while flexibly implementing the validated treatment procedures.
Yoga and Eating Disorders: Ancient Healing for Modern Illness
Yoga and Eating Disorders bridges the knowledge and practice gaps between mental health providers and yoga practitioners who work with clients suffering from disordered eating. Combining the wisdom of 20 experts in eating disorders treatment and yoga practice, editors Carolyn Costin and Joe Kelly show how and why yoga's mind-body connection facilitates treatment and recovery.