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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

Eating disorders and the pandemic

Eating disorders and the pandemic

By Amanda Turco, Therapist As I reflect on the past year and the clients that have come to work with me, I can’t help but notice a trend. “When did you start noticing this become a problem?” I ask. “During the pandemic” is the most frequent answer. The pandemic has caused all types of mental… […]

Imposter syndrome: what is it and what can you do about it?

Imposter syndrome: what is it and what can you do about it?

Have you ever felt like your abilities have been overestimated? Maybe on your first day of college, when you heard all of the cool things that your classmates did, you thought to yourself “I don’t belong here. I didn’t help write code to get a rocket to the moon, or publish a book on birdsongs,… […]

Reframing Loneliness: finding contentedness in independence

Reframing Loneliness: finding contentedness in independence

Humans are social beings. We strive for connection. From the time we are born we are dependent on our parents. Then we start school and become dependent on peers. Later, we partner and depend on our romantic relationships. Healthy dependency is not problematic. Codependency gets a bad reputation, but it’s not innately bad! We need… […]

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