Helping your loved one survive Christmas with an eating disorder

By Madalyn Oliver Tis the season to be jolly but for those affected by an eating disorder Christmas can...

December 22

19 tips to help you survive Christmas

By BodyMatters therapist Sarah McMahon It would be rare for us to have a client who isn’t worried about...

December 16

How to stop eating your feelings

By Rebecca Stern An individual can develop an unsatisfying relationship with another person for many reasons. Below are just...

December 11

Medication for eating disorders blog 2: Will medication change me?

By Deborah Etienne-Ward This second article in the Medications for Eating Disorders series aims to address the common concern...

December 6

BodyMatters recommends: The best books for recovery

By Madalyn Oliver Below is a list of books recommended by the staff at BodyMatters to assist those living...

December 3

Medication for eating disorders blog 1: Are medications useful for eating disorders?

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Psychotropic medication refers to medication that has the purpose of managing mental illness by altering mood,...

November 25

Why I won’t be ‘shredding for the wedding’

By Madalyn Oliver After nine years of dating my now fiancé (it still feels weird calling him that!), I...

November 18

Increasing Mindfulness in our lives

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Many people with eating disorders are constantly trying to avoid emotions (experiential avoidance) by engaging in...

October 28

Carer’s Blog 5: Taking care of YOU: Self-care strategies for carers and family members

By Madalyn Oliver It is not uncommon for the effects of an eating disorder to be felt not only...

October 23

Carer’s Blog 4: Making rules and setting clear boundaries when caring for a loved one with an eating disorder

By Madalyn Oliver Typically, families need rules in order to define what is expected of each family member, clarify...

October 21