Two leading experts in eating disorders offer a comprehensive, evidence-based, and fully customizable program for treating adolescents with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating.
If you treat adolescents with eating disorders, you need a flexible treatment plan that can be tailored to your patient’s individual needs, and which fully incorporates the adolescent’s family or caregivers. This book offers a holistic approach to recovery that can be used in inpatient or outpatient settings, with individuals and with groups.
The groundbreaking and integrative program outlined in this professional guide draws on several evidence-based therapies, including Maudsley family-based treatment (FBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), compassion-focused therapy (CFT), exposure therapy, and appetite awareness training. This fully customizable approach meets the patient wherethey are—emotionally and cognitively—throughout the process of recovery.
This book covers all aspects of the recovery process, including navigating family issues, meal planning, and more. Handouts and downloads are also included that provide solid interventions for clinicians and checklists for family members.
About the Authors:
Tara Lynn Deliberto, PhD, is an assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medicine, the medical school of Cornell University; and the director of New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s Eating Disorders Partial Hospitalization Program, which she opened. She maintains leadership positions at the Academy for Eating Disorders, andEating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Deliberto also has an eating disorders practice in New York, NY.
Dina Hirsch, PhD, is senior psychologist at Northwell Health, and associate professor of psychiatry at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra University. She maintains a private practice in Long Island, NY, where she specializes in evidence-based treatment of eating disorders.