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Recovery Resources

Below is a collection of resources that either I have found helpful, or other professionals have passed along. If there's something you'd like to see added, please let me know!

Books


Life Without Ed  by Jenni Schaefer

How Much Does Your Soul Weigh? by Dr. Dorie McCubbrey

Dr. Dorie's "Don't Diet" Book by Dr. Dorie McCubbrey 

When Food Is Love: Exploring the Relationship Between Food and Intimacy by Geneen Roth 

Goodbye Ed, Hello Me by Jenni Schaefer

Body Kindness: Transform Your Health From the Inside Out -- And Never Say Diet Again by Rebecca Scritchfield 

Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Linda Bacon 

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie 

The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations for Codependents by Melody Beattie 

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Big Book by Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous by Wso

Drop the Rock: Removing Character Defects - Steps Six and Seven by Bill P., Todd Weber, & Sara S.

Overcoming Binge Eating, Second Edition: The Proven Program to Learn Why You Binge and How You Can Stop by Christopher G. Fairburn 

Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food (Revised Edition) by Jan Chozen Bays 

Binge Control: A Compact Recovery Guide by Cynthia Bulik

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk

Practicing Mindfulness: 75 Essential Meditations to Reduce Stress, Improve Mental Health, and Find Peace in the Everyday by Matthew Sokolov

Workbooks


The Addiction Recovery Workbook: Powerful Skills for Preventing Relapse Every Day  by Dr. Paula Freedman

The Intuitive Eating Workbook: Ten Principles for Nourishing a Healthy Relationship With Food by Evelyn Tribole 

The Body Image Workbook by Thomas F. Cash 

The Life Recovery Workbook: A Biblical Guide through the Twelve Steps by Stephen Arterburn

Self-Love Workbook for Women: Release Self-Doubt, Build Self-Compassion, and Embrace Who You Are by Megan Logan, MSW, LCSW

The Art of Body Acceptance: Strengthen Your Relationship with Yourself Through Therapeutic Creative Exercises by Ashlee Bennett

The BDD Workbook: Overcome Body Dysmorphic Disorder and End Body Image Obsessions (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook) by James Claiborn and Cherlene Pedrick, RN

8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder Workbook (8 Keys to Mental Health) by Carolyn Costin and Gwen Schubert Grabb

Healing Sexual Trauma Workbook: Somatic Skills to Help You Feel Safe in Your Body, Create Boundaries, and Live with Resilience by Erika Shershun, MFT

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk

Mindfulness Workbook for Beginners: Exercises and Meditations to Relieve Stress, Find Joy, and Cultivate Gratitude by Peter Economou, Ph.D.

Websites

National Eating Disorders Association

"The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care."

Project HEAL

"Our vision is for every person with an eating disorder to have the resources and opportunities they need to recover."

The Academy for Eating Disorders

"Founded in 1993, the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) helps physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nutritionists, academic researchers, students and experts through lived experience connect and collaborate with each other and keep abreast of recent developments in eating disorders research."

F.E.A.S.T. (Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders)

"A global community of parents and those who support parents in families affected by eating disorders."


RAINN 

"RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, online.rainn.org y rainn.org/es) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice."

SAMHSA's National Helpline 

(1-800-662-4357) SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.