Fresh Air for Anorexia
I was terrified when we first realised that our daughter Katharine was losing weight rapidly and refusing to eat. Once we had had a diagnosis of anorexia things didn’t get any better. Research now shows that when parents are a significant part of the recovery process, outcomes are far better.
Our Journey with Anorexia – How a parent can be part of their child’s recovery.
In my book I explain what happened to us and go over in detail, steps you can start straight away to make a difference.
It is important to stop worrying about blame – it is neither their fault or yours.
You need to take responsibility.
Understand that your child and the anorexia are separate.
Learn how to communicate effectively.
Create a future for you all to believe in.
Create an honest and empowering environment.
Lead by example and look after yourself.