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Coronavirus and Alcohol Abuse

Coronavirus and Alcohol Abuse: Relapse vs. Recovery Alcohol abuse can be an issue for many people amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic, due to job loss and the stay-at-home orders which are in place. You may never have experienced issues with alcohol abuse, but notice that your alcohol consumption has been increasing – perhaps you’re drinking every […]

Coronavirus and Eating Disorders

Coronavirus and Eating Disorders: Impacts and Action Steps FREE WEBINAR – MONDAY, MARCH 16 Click the link below to watch recording: https://www.drdorie.com/coronavirus-webinar/ Coronavirus news is pretty much anywhere you look. What about the coronavirus and eating disorders? As COVID-19 spreads across the United States and around the world, how are people with eating disorders being […]

Eating Disorder Recovery Tips for Food Holidays

Eating Disorder Recovery Tips for Food Holidays From Halloween to Thanksgiving to Holiday Parties into the New Year – food seems to be everywhere. Here are a few strategies to help your clients (or yourself) to find balance with emotions and eating. This can help overcome the temptation to binge (and then possibly purge), or […]

Self-Care for Eating Disorders Recovery

Self-Care for Eating Disorders Recovery We all know we “should” practice Self-Care, but do we? Or, does Self-Care feel like yet another obligation on your mile-long to-do list? Self-Care does require a little bit of work at first – to come up with ideas for your Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Self-Care practices, and to […]

Wilderness Therapy Workshop

When I was a young girl, I was intuitively drawn to be outdoors – whether helping my Dad in our garden, climbing trees with my friends, or laying in the grass watching the clouds – I have always preferred to be outside instead of inside. During my recovery from eating disorders, I found myself once […]

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 […]

Eating Disorders and Trauma: Holiday Coping Skills

The holiday season can flare up remembrance of past trauma. Perhaps it is reminders of loved ones who have created the trauma, being around non-supportive folks or maybe even how traumatic experiences occurred right around the holidays. So how then, can we wrap up trauma with a pretty little bow? Being able to wrap up or contain our trauma from affecting our daily lives is a difficult task. Here are a few ideas for how to start the process: