This collection for therapists and clients presents practical, how-to information, for the treatment of eating disorders. The authors have kept the needs of the therapist in mind by considering managed care as well as specific therapeutic issues. This resource will maximize the efficient use of time and resources for the therapist and increase the efficacy of work with clients with eating disorders. Clients will find the tools to be helpful resources and a critical extension of individual therapy.
Table of Contents
Introduction and Stages of Change. Intake Process. Therapist Issues. Understanding Hunger. Food, Fear, and Restriction. Food, Binge Eating, and Purging. Weight and Body Image. The Athlete. Substance Abuse. Sexual Abuse. Nutrition Counseling. Medical Care. Pharmacological Issues and Management. References.
"...this book will be an excellent addition to the field."-Sarah Blake, MSW, LSW, The Renfrew Center, Philadelphia."