Eating Disorder News and Blog: Dr. Dorie McCubbrey, Creator of Intuitive Therapy (EDIT)™

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Spirituality in Recovery from Addiction and Eating Disorders
Spirituality in Recovery from Addiction and Eating Disorders

Five Myths about Spirituality in Recovery Why Spirituality in Eating Disorder and Addiction Recovery is Essential and How to Unmask the Myths During the 25+ years that I have been a clinician specializing in the treatment of eating disorders and addictions, I have witnessed about 75% of my clients reach a place of freedom which […]

Eating Disorder Recovery - False Self vs True Self
Eating Disorder Recovery – False Self vs True Self

Hungry Wolves: False Self vs True Self in Eating Disorder Recovery You may have heard the Cherokee story, about two wolves who are fighting. One wolf is evil, and the other wolf is good. The legend states that both wolves are within each of us, and the wolf that wins the fight is the one […]

Intuitive Messages in Eating Disorder Recovery
Intuitive Messages in Eating Disorder Recovery

Intuitive Messages in Eating Disorder Recovery Our clients get stuck in eating disorder recovery because they can’t hear their intuitive wisdom which is there to guide them on a healthy path. We as eating disorder clinicians and recovery coaches can solve this “hearing problem” by helping our clients learn how to listen to the intuitive messages […]

Eating Disorders: Complete Recovery
Eating Disorders: Complete Recovery

Eating Disorders: Complete Recovery Is Possible! Eating Disorder Intuitive Therapy (EDIT)™ can lead to complete recovery from eating disorders – which means having a healthy body image; a clear sense of values and identity beyond one’s body; the ability to intuitively and mindfully enjoy all foods without restricting, binge eating, or purging; effective ways of […]

Love Your Self

EDIT™ Principle #1 – Love Your Self The first EDIT™ Principle involves Self-Love – physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually. People with eating disorders typically only hear the critical chatter of their Eating Disorder (ED) mind. However, this is their “false self” – ED is NOT who they really are! We all have a compassionate voice within, which we […]

Be True To Your Self

EDIT™ Principle #2 – Be True To Your Self The second EDIT™ Principle involves everything about INTUITION – how to use one’s intuitive wisdom for guidance about eating, exercise, and everyday life. This intuitive wisdom is what we can also call the insight of the Intuitive Therapist within us all. People with eating disorders typically only hear the […]

Express Your Self

EDIT™ Principle #3 – Express Your Self The third EDIT™ Principle involves emotional awareness, being curious about the messages of emotions, and learning healthy coping skills – instead of engaging in eating disorder behaviors due to the inability to regulate emotions or to tolerate intense emotions. We need to guide clients to stop “putting on a happy […]

Give To Your Self

EDIT™ Principle #4 – Give To Your Self The fourth EDIT™ Principle involves Intuitive Self-Care – these are Self-Care practices which can truly be replenishing, at all levels of being: spiritual, emotional, mental, physical. This is in contract to so-called “self-care” which is just another “should” on one’s never-ending  to-do list. Regular Self-Care which truly “feeds […]

Believe In Your Self

EDIT™ Principle #5 – Believe In Your Self The fiFTH EDIT™ Principle involves “complete recovery” and lasting freedom from eating disorder behaviors. However, before clients fully commit to their recovery, they are often filled with ambivalence. Sometimes, they want treatment. Other times, they cancel appointments and still find that their eating disorder “works.” If you witness your […]

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