What’s Your Story? Call For Submissions #EDAW2015

Do you have a story? We are collecting real-life stories from Eating Disorder sufferers and their family members about their experience with the Canadian healthcare system. Every day, we hear about how our nation’s healthcare system fails those with Eating Disorders. Parents and sufferers tell us about hospitals with absolutely no guidelines for the treatment of Eating Disorders, where...

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A Special Request: How YOU Can Help

As you are aware, NIED has been to Ottawa four times. At a recent meeting, our MP, Mark Adler strongly recommended that we get all of you involved in a very simple way: In order for NIED to continue to be successful in Ottawa and to further our mission of awareness – we ask YOU, your family and your friends – to book an appointment with YOUR MP to meet for 30 minutes and to share your...

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Emotion-Focused Family Therapy

Time after time, Family Based Therapy has been proven as an effective component in the treatment of eating disorders. Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) is an innovative model, in which a great deal of focus is on the caregiver. Dr. Joanne Dolhanty and Dr. Adele Lafrance Robinson explained the fundamentals of EFFT at this year’s NEDIC Conference for Body Image and Self-Esteem. EFFT...

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