Eating Disorder & Body Image Parent Coaching Blog

Why did my daughter lie about her bulimia?

In this story we meet Carol, who says her daughter seems compelled to lie about her bulimia. Carol knows that Jessie is purging frequently, but every time she brings it up, Jessie becomes aggressive, denies it or just ignores her mother. Carol doesn’t know what to do. She’s scared that Jessie will permanently damage her […]

Parent coaching: daughter gaining weight

In this story, we look at parent coaching for a Gina, whose 8-year-old daughter is gaining weight. Her daughter Becca’s pediatrician raised alarms about her weight at a recent appointment. Gina knows that she has a lot of fear about her daughter’s weight. But she also knows that her own body image and eating issues […]

Parent Coaching for Body Image

If your child has poor body image, then parent coaching is a great solution. Almost all of our kids have poor body image. This isn’t because we’re bad parents – it’s mainly a function of our society. But yes, you as a parent can help your child improve their body image. You can even help […]

Feel your feelings to help your child recover from an eating disorder

Sometimes when something goes wrong with our kids, we think that we need to clamp down our feelings and just get stuff done. And that might be necessary sometimes. But a big part of eating disorder recovery is learning to feel feelings. Your child is going to learn to process their feelings, and it will […]


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