Does your child have an eating disorder?
Are you confused and frustrated about how you can help?
You many feel out of your element when faced with your child's eating problems, but Helping Your Child Overcome an Eating Disorder
, written by the clinical and research staff at the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, offers practical and scientifically supported strategies for intervention to ultimately return your child to a life of healthy eating.
This new guide will assist you as you develop a family plan, which is essential for helping your child overcome his or her problems. You will learn how to:
- communicate effectively with your child about eating disorders.
- access the latest psychological treatments.
- deal with eating and exercise in the home.
- participate in your child's recovery.
This workbook actively involves you and your child with:
- checklists for ongoing evaluation.
- questionnaires for you and your child.
- charts for monitoring and developing positive eating patterns.
- a Creating Solutions section at the end of each chapter.
You will also learn how to find a good therapist who can help your child change dangerous behaviors and deal with other emotional problems, such as depression or anxiety. Information and strategies are also given for special issues, such as extreme athleticism and obesity.