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Compassion Supports Recovery

By Dr. Teri McCann, PhD, CEDS When people struggle with an eating disorder, they often experience high levels of shame and self-criticism. Actively practicing techniques of self-compassion can be beneficial in eating disorder recovery. What is self-compassion? Self-compassion is directing the loving kindness shown to others and to yourself. Dr. Kristin Neff, author of Self-compassion: […]


What is Body Dysmorphia?

By Dr. Teri McCann, PhD, CEDS Every day, most of us look in the mirror several times to check our appearance. Most probably struggle with some negative self-talk when looking in the mirror – thinking various thoughts that chip away at self-confidence. But those thoughts typically last for a few minutes, and then drift away […]