Eating Disorder Links

Supportive/Educational Websites:

Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention, Inc.
National Eating Disorders Information Centre
Mirror-Mirror – comprehensive Canadian site
Something Fishy – comprehensive US site
Andrea’s Voice
Mental Health Net, ED

Treatment Centres, Support Groups, Therapists:

The Wellness Collaborative
Hope’s Garden Eating Disorders Support & Resource Centre
Sheena’s Place
Danielle’s Place
Homewood Health Centre Eating Disorders Program
Central West Eating Disorders Program
Body Image Coalition of Peel Region
CMHA (formerly Trellis)
University of Toronto Eating Disorders Program
Waterloo Wellington Eating Disorders Coalition

Eating Disorder Books

Health At Every Size – Linda Bacon
Self-Esteem Trap – Polly Young-Eisendrath
Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters & Food – Margo Maine
Gaining – Aimee Liu
Big Fat Lies – Glenn Gaesser
Like Mother, Like Daughter: How Women are Influenced by Their Mothers’
Relationship with Food – and How to Break the Pattern – Debra Waterhouse
When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough – Martin Antony
Transforming Body Image – Marcia Germaine Hutchison
When Girls Feel Fat: Helping Girls Through Adolescence – Sandra Susan Friedman
Surviving an Eating Disorder: Perspectives and Strategies for Family & Friends – Michelle Siegel, Ph.D., Judith Brisman, Ph.D., & Margot Weinshel, Ph.D.
Things will be Different for My Daughter: A Practical Guide to Building Her Self-Esteem and Self-Reliance – Mindy Bingham and Sandy Stryker
Reviving Ophelia – Mary Pipher, Ph.D.
Making Weight: Men’s Conflicts with Food, Weight, Shape and Appearance – Arnold Andersen, M.D., Leigh Cohn, M.A.T., Thomas Holbrook, MD
The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook – Matthew McKay, Ph.D., Jeffrey Wood, Psy.D., Jeffrey Brantley, MD
Life Without ED – Jenni Schaefer
Dance of Anger (Dance of Intimacy, Dance of Fear) – Harriet Goldhor-Lerner
Stop Obsessing! – Edna Foa

General Mental Health Links

Reducing Stigma and Shame:

Brené Brown- Listening to shame – Video on
Dr. Marc D. Lewis on Memoirs of an Addicted Brain – TVO
Mindfulness Meditation (Part 1 of 2) Acceptance of Thoughts and Feelings – YouTube

Neuroplasticity and/or Distractions/Coping Videos:

The Brain that Changes Itself – The Nature of Things – CBC Player
Neuroplasticity and Eating Disorders – Smart Ideas for Recovery – Website
10 Cutest Cat Moments – YouTube