The Power of the “Self” in Eating Disorder Recovery

The Power of the “Self” in Eating Disorder Recovery

The Internal Family Systems model (IFS) is a beneficial therapeutic model for clients, specifically those who suffer from eating disorders. For the purpose of this blog, the area of focus will be exploring the IFS concept of the “Self” in the internal system and how...
Treating Eating Disorders as “Parts”

Treating Eating Disorders as “Parts”

The Internal Family Systems model has grown in popularity over the past few decades as an effective and unique method of psychotherapy for treating various disorders, including eating disorders. The Internal Family Systems model’s “parts” approach takes a unique...
Halloween in Recovery: Tricks for Treating Yourself

Halloween in Recovery: Tricks for Treating Yourself

Halloween was a magical time for me as a child. Every July, my mother would ask me what I wanted to be for Halloween. She would then buy (or sometimes design) a pattern and make the most elaborate, hand-sewn costumes for me. We’re talking full body shark suits, giant...