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Yearly Archives: 2022

The Body Image Problem

Weight- and body shape-related distress is typically a core feature of eating disorders.  In my experience, body image problems often predate the onset of eating disorder behaviors and linger after they are brought into remission.  Over the years, I have witnessed a variety of body image concern presentations.  Some patients experience a ‘fear of fatness.’  … Read More

Adolescent-Focused Therapy: A Psychodynamic Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa

The therapists at McCallum Place recently completed a training on Adolescent-Focused Therapy (AFT) based on Adolescent-Focused Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa:  A Developmental Approach by James Lock.  I was curious to learn and teach about an individual therapy for adolescent anorexia nervosa and how it differs from Family-Based Therapy (FBT). AFT is the current incarnation of … Read More