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Eating Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Posted by Makenna Clements on

  Let us talk about the prevalence of obsessive compulsive disorder in eating disorders. After all, we know eating disorders do not exist in a vacuum. In fact, it is highly common for eating disorders to co-occur with a variety of mental health disorders and conditions – generalized...

Normal Feelings to Have While Recovering from and Eating Disorder
Posted by Makenna Clements on

  I often reflect to my clients the necessity of sitting with and confronting uncomfortable emotions in the process of eating disorder treatment, or otherwise risk a superficial and short-lived recovery. To make this experience a bit less daunting, it can be helpful to know a) your...

A Partner’s Perspective: 10 Tips for Supporting a Loved One with an Eating Disorder
Posted by Makenna Clements on

  When collaborating with the partners and loved ones of my clients, I’m often asked: “What can I do to help?” As a clinician, I could not appreciate this question more- it suggests my client has a motivated and willing support system on their side, which can be...