Resources & Education

Recommended Reading

The following books may be helpful to our clients and their families. The views expressed in the following resources do not necessarily reflect the positions or policies of Magnolia Creek.

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Life Without Ed
by Jenni Schaefer & Thom Rutledge

Jenni Schaefer chronicles her efforts to break away from her abusive relationship with “Ed.”

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Talking to Eating Disorders
by Jeanne Albronda Heaton & Claudia J. Strauss

This book guides its readers through sensitive topics of body image, media messages, physical touch, diet, and exercise.

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Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Families and Friends
by Michele Siegel, Judith Brisman & Margot Weinshel

This book offers solutions and support to families experiencing confusion, helplessness, and anger.

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Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders
by Aimee Liu

Decades after her initial recovery from anorexia and the publication of her first book, Solitaire, Liu relapsed, which set her on a new course of self-discovery.

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Eating in the Light of the Moon

by Anita Johnston, Ph.D.

Weaving a rich tapestry of multicultural myths, ancient legends, and simple folktales, Anita Johnston teaches women how to free themselves from disordered eating.

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Your Dieting Daughter

by Carolyn Costin

Written for parents of daughters are caught in the struggle to be thin, this book distinguishes diets from disorders.

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101 Ways to Help Your Daughter

by Brenda Lane Richardson & Elane Rehr

This book guides parents in helping their daughters develop confidence, respect, and self-love.

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When Your Child is Cutting

by Merry McVey-Noble, Sony Khemlani-Patel & Fugen Neziroglu

This step-by-step guide offers information and advice for dealing with a child who is hurting him or herself.

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Diary of an Exercise Addict
by Peach Friedman

In this compassionate book guides its reader through topics of body image, media messages, physical touch, diet, and exercise.

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