When you’re close to someone with an eating disorder, it impacts you too. Loved ones often face feelings of guilt, confusion and frustration. It’s our instinct to help when someone we love is hurting, and it can be difficult to grasp why they wouldn’t want to get better.
In working with adolescents living with eating disorders and their families, I am continually amazed to see the power of Family Based Treatment in uniting families during what is otherwise an incredibly challenging time. Here are some facts you may not know about Family-Based Treatment