What Are the Treatment Options for Someone Who Is Almost Anorexic?


What are the treatment options for someone who is almost anorexic? – Jennifer Thomas, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School, and staff psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston For more answers from Dr. Thomas:talkabouthealth.com Jennifer Thomas, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is also a staff psychologist at the Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and at the Klarman Eating Disorders Center at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass. In addition to providing clinical care and supervision, Dr. Thomas’s research program focuses on the development of an empirically supported ED typology that better reflects clinical reality. Her clinical interests include the flexible adaptation of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to meet the unique needs of patients with atypical EDs, and the cultivation of motivation to change in treatment-resistant individuals with anorexia and bulimia nervosa. At the MGH Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program, she provides outpatient individual and group CBT for adults with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and atypical ED presentations. At the Klarman Eating Disorders Center, McLean Hospital’s residential specialty unit, Dr. Thomas created, led, and now supervises a body image program that adapts empirically supported interventions for use with this adolescent patient population by incorporating multi-media didactics and therapist-led exposures


ASAS hosts Recovery Convention, promotes addiction awareness

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The event focused on three types of addiction: drug addiction, alcoholism and body disorders, Brock said, and featured three speakers from Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and Cocaine Anonymous fellowships. As someone in recovery herself …
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The Role of Values in Eating Disorders Treatment

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A thought leader on the role of values in eating disorders treatment is Emmett R. Bishop, Jr., MD, FAED, CEDS, medical director of adult services at Eating Recovery Center. Below, he answers common questions around the use of values-based anxiety …
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