Book Recommendations From The Emily Program

Eating Disorder Sourcebook

Eating Disorder Sourcebook

Sound, sensitive advice for overcoming an eating disorder – from identifying an eating disorder to treatment options to what you can expect, by Carolyn Costin.

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Eating in the Light of the Moon

Eating in the Light of the Moon

Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling, by Anita Johnston.

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Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters, and the Pursuit of Thinness

Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters, and the Pursuit of Thinness

This updated book describes the origins of father hunger and its effect on the family, with even more practical solutions to help fathers and daughters understand and improve their relationships. By Margo Maine and Craig Johnson

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Goodbye Ed, Hello Me

Goodbye Ed, Hello Me

Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life, by Jenni Schaefer.

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Life Without Ed

Life Without Ed

How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too, by Jenni Schaefer.

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Live Happy (...damn it)

Live Happy (...damn it)

Jennifer was diagnosed with an incurable autoimmune disease, her kidneys failed rapidly, and she plunged into the unfamiliar world of kidney transplantation. Jennifer faced a choice. Hope or despair? Live Happy (…damn it) is a book that will vitalize your optimism, and encourage you to get back up when you stumble and fall. Let Jennifer’s experiences inspire you to embrace every day…and choose hope.

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Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends

Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends

Surviving an Eating Disorder provides a combination of information, insight, case examples, and practical strategies for families and friends to work on their relationship with someone who struggles with an eating disorder. By Michele Siegel, Judith Brisman and Margot Weinshe

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Talking to Eating Disorders: Simple Ways to Support Someone With Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, Or Body Image Issues

Talking to Eating Disorders: Simple Ways to Support Someone With Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, Or Body Image Issues

This book provides some tips on how to support someone who is struggling with an eating disorder. It discusses how to have tough conversations and when to seek professional help. By Jeanne Albronda Heaton, PhD and Claudia J. Strauss

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Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa, Second Edition: A Family-Based Approach

Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa, Second Edition: A Family-Based Approach

This indispensable manual presents the leading empirically supported treatment approach for adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN). What sets family-based treatment apart is the central role played by parents and siblings throughout therapy. The book gives practitioners a clear framework for mobilizing parents to promote their child’s weight restoration and healthy eating; improving parent and child relationships; and getting adolescent development back on track. Each phase of therapy is described in session-by-session detail. In-depth case illustrations show how to engage clients while flexibly implementing the validated treatment procedures.

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When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder: Practical Strategies to Help Your Teen Recover from Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating

When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder: Practical Strategies to Help Your Teen Recover from Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating

The book is designed to be a resource for parents and caregivers of teens with eating disorders as well as the mental health professionals, teachers, counselors, and coaches who work with them, clearly outlining the principles of FBT and the process of involving parent collaboratively in treatment. By Dr. Lauren Muhlheim.

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Yoga and Eating Disorders: Ancient Healing for Modern Illness

Yoga and Eating Disorders: Ancient Healing for Modern Illness

Yoga and Eating Disorders bridges the knowledge and practice gaps between mental health providers and yoga practitioners who work with clients suffering from disordered eating. Combining the wisdom of 20 experts in eating disorders treatment and yoga practice, editors Carolyn Costin and Joe Kelly show how and why yoga’s mind-body connection facilitates treatment and recovery.

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Your Dieting Daughter…Is She Dying For Attention?

Your Dieting Daughter…Is She Dying For Attention?

Written for parents of girls who want to explore the various complexities of the dieting issue and prepare you to deal with your daughter and our “thin is in” society, by Carolyn Costin.

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