How to motivate kids who have eating disorders
All parents want to increase their ability to motivate kids with eating disorders. And luckily, while someone ultimately has to be self-motivated, what you do really makes a difference. Remember that motivating change is difficult but not impossible. It begins with understanding their point of view and respecting their autonomy. Keep in mind that education, information, and arguments are typically de-motivating when it comes to eating disorder recovery. But there’s a lot else you can do!
How to Motivate Eating Disorder Recovery
Parents can’t do recovery for their kids, but they can motivate kids to recover. The secret is that most people go about motivation all wrong. Luckily, there is a proven method that will help you start motivating your child with an eating disorder.
Unmotivated in eating disorder recovery
When we approach recovery with the wrong mindset, we can get in the way of healing. Find out. how you can increase motivation by changing how you respond to conflict.
How can I convince her I know the best treatment?
It’s hard to convince anyone of anything if you don’t have influence. To build your influence and support recovery, you need to start by listening to and validating your child’s point of view.
Should parents back off eating disorder treatment?
Sometimes parents are told to back off in eating disorder treatment. This approach is old-fashioned and harmful, but find out what it means to step forward in an effective, motivating way.
Find out about parent coaching for an eating disorder
Motivating a child who has an eating disorder is not for the faint of heart! But luckily while motivation comes from inside, it’s also something that is heavily influence by other people, particularly parents. You have the opportunity to motivate or demotivate your child with an eating disorder. And if you learn some new skills and build your influence in their life, you will make a huge difference! Let me know if you have any questions.