Book Review: Eating Disorders: The Journey to Recovery Workbook, 2nd Ed.

There is no such thing as a life free of distress. And yet in the distress — by learning to move through it, find strengths that help us cope, and most importantly, not avoid it — we often find the path to growth. This path, from finding escape from the distress of life to finding growth in it, is also the journey that underlies the recovery from an eating disorder. “People with eating disorders, like all people, flourish when they feel a sense of agency,” write authors Laura J. Goodman and Mona Villapiano. In their new book, Eating Disorders: The Journey to Recovery Workbook, 2nd Ed., Laura J. Goodman and Mona Villapiano, both experts in the field of eating disorders, provide not just a newfound depth of understanding of eating disorders — and the complications that often confound them — but the very practices, skills and exercises that highlight the path to recovery. Since a characteristic feature of recovery from an eating disorder is the increased incidence of relapse, the authors explain how the stages of change affect recovery. “In attempting to understand the high relapse rate for our clients, we saw that they were able to do well in a highly structured and supportive environment, but on discharge, if they were not in what Prochaska coined the “stage of action” they were increasingly vulnerable to relapse, which, in turn, brought increased feelings of frustration, disappointment, depression, and anxiety, for both th...
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