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Eating Disorder Books

  1. “Brave Girl Eating: A Family’s Struggle with Anorexia” by Harriet Brown
  2. “Life Without Ed” by Jenni Schaefer
  3. “Overcoming Binge Eating” by Christopher Fairburn
  4. “Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, Second Edition” by Daniel Le Grange and James L. Sherley, MD. Ph.D.
  5. “My Kid Is Back: Empowering Parents to Beat Anorexia Nervosa” by Daniel Le Grange and June Alexander

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Books

  1. “Loving Someone with OCD: Help for You and Your Family” by Karen J. Landsman
  2. “Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder” by Jeffrey M. Schwartz
  3. “Treating Your OCD with Exposure and Response (Ritual) Prevention Therapy: Workbook” by Edna B. Foa, Elna Yadin, and Tracey K. Lichner

 Body Dysmorphic Disorder Books

  1. “The Broken Mirror: Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder” by Katharine A Phillips
  2. “Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Treatment Manual 1st Edition” by Sabine Wilhelm, Katharine A. Phillips, and Gail Steketee

Social Phobia Books

  1. “The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook: Proven, Step-by-Step Techniques for Overcoming Your Fear” by  Martin M. Antony Ph.D., Richard P. Swinson MD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Books

  1. “Reclaiming Your Life from a Traumatic Experience: A Prolonged Exposure Treatment Program Workbook” by Barbara Rothbaum, Edna B. Foa, and Elizabeth A Hembree

General Books

  1. “Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself” by Kristin Neff
  2. “The Perfectionist’s Handbook: Take Risks, Invite Criticism, and Make the Most of Your Mistakes” by Jeff Szymanski
  3. “The Feeling Good Handbook” by David D. Burns
  4. “Reinventing Your Life: The Breakthrough Program to End Negative Behavior and Feel Great Again” by Jeffrey E. Young, Janet S. Klosko, Aaron T. Beck

Empirical Research Articles

Couturier, J., Isserlin, L., & Lock, J. (2010). Family-Based Treatment for Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa: A Dissemination Study. Eating Disorders18(3), 199-209. doi:10.1080/10640261003719443

Karbasi, A. L. (2010). Enhanced Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT-E) for Eating Disorders: Case Study of a Client With Anorexia Nervosa. Clinical Case Studies9(3), 225-240. doi:10.1177/1534650110372541

Supplemental Material for The Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. (2017). Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. doi:10.1037/ccp0000245.supp

Zandberg, L., Kaczkurkin, A. N., Mclean, C. P., Rescorla, L., Yadin, E., & Foa, E. B. (2016). Treatment of Adolescent PTSD: The Impact of Prolonged Exposure Versus Client-Centered Therapy on Co-Occurring Emotional and Behavioral Problems. Journal of Traumatic Stress29(6), 507-514. doi:10.1002/jts.22138

Navigating Weight Checking and Avoidance in Eating Disorder Recovery

Navigating Weight Checking and Avoidance in Eating Disorder Recovery

Written by Paulina Syracuse The number on the scale. This one number can have a large impact on how someone with an eating disorder (or someone without this diagnosis but struggling with negative body image) feels about and views themselves. It can have the power to potentially make or break one’s sense of self-worth and… […]

Want to make an effective New Year’s resolution?

Want to make an effective New Year’s resolution?

Written by Amanda Turco, LPC It’s almost the new year, which means many of us are thinking about resolutions, you know, the ones that often fizzle by February. There’s a variety of reasons why New Year’s Resolutions don’t stick for most people. One of these is that we set goals based on what others might… […]

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