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Affecting millions of people every year with devastating consequences, Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating disorders are becoming more and more prevalent in today's fast paced, high pressured society.
Chapter 11: Conclusion
This book has been an introduction to using an integrative and cognitive behavioural approach in the therapy of people with eating disorders. There are many practical skills the therapist can bring to working with this group of clients: from assessment to practical behavioural advice about self-control; to the use of cognitive and emotion-focused techniques to help clients to make changes in the way they think and feel about their problems. The process of therapy moves from the realms of the practical to the creative as therapist and client begin to address underlying attitudes to eating, weight and shape and move on to developing an understanding of the meaning of eating disorder to clients and sometimes to an appreciation of clients’ core beliefs about ...