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Managing automatic and unhelpful thoughts

By Deborah Etienne-Ward It is common to assume that our feelings are automatic and that they occur as a...

April 21

Managing binge eating with distress tolerance

By Deborah Etienne Ward Much of the time binge eating episodes occur following the experience of distress and negative emotions....

March 24

Caring for Ourselves

By Deborah Etienne-Ward All too often we criticise our own bodies e.g. “too fat”, “too skinny”, “too short”, “too...

November 17

Why my diet isn’t working

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Height is largely determined by our genetics. Similarly, genetics also plays a large role in determining our...

November 12

A RAVES approach to healthy eating

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Adapted from original article by Eating Disorders Association. See video by Shane Jeffery for more information...

November 3

Reducing Negative Emotions and Increasing Positive Emotions

By Deborah Etienne-Ward It is not normal or even possible to experience positive emotions all the time and be...

October 31

Fat Talk

By Deborah Etienne-Ward   Friend 1: “Ugh, I hate my thighs”? Friend 2: “What’s wrong with your thighs?” Friend...

October 24

Tips for Providing Meal Support

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Meal times are often challenging for both the person with an eating disorder and their family...

October 5

Understanding Self-Harm and Eating Disorders in Adolescents

By Deborah Etienne-Ward An eating disorder is often seen as an indirect form of self-harm. Commonly however, people with...

April 14

Dealing with the Self-Critic

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Do you ever beat yourself up for your shortcomings?  Do you often experience thoughts such as...

February 19