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Photo credit: Katy Dodds, The Hawk Eye


Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa (EDCI)

Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA)

National Association for Males with Eating Disorders (N.A.M.E.D.)

Trans Folx Fighting Eating Disorders (T-FEDD)

National Association of Anorexia and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

Project Heal (treatment grants)

Eating Disorder Hope

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness

Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders (F.E.A.S.T.)

International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp)

International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians (IFEDD)

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

Non-diet Approaches

Intuitive Eating

Ellyn Satter Institute (feeding children)

Health at Every Size (HAES)

Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH)

Body Image

The Body Positive

Body Image Health

Body Image Movement

Beauty Redefined


Are you local? Many of these are available to purchase at Burlington By the Book on Jefferson Street in Downtown Burlington.

Please note: some books, especially on eating disorders, may be triggering for some individuals. Please contact me or a clinician you are working with if you are worried about triggers from self-help books.

Eating Disorders

Life Without Ed by Jenni Schaefer

Goodbye Ed, Hello Me by Jenni Schaefer

8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder by Carolyn Costin and Gwen Schubert Grabb (both book and workbook available)

Making Peace with Your Plate by Robyn Cruze and Espra Andrus

Andrea's Voice by Doris Smeltzer

Your Dieting Daughter by Carolyn Costin

Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Binge Eating by Michelle May and Kari Anderson

Health Food Junkies: Orthorexia Nervosa: Overcoming the Obsession with Healthful Eating by Steven Bratman

Self-Esteem Tools for Recovery by Lindsey Hall and Leigh Cohn

Body Image

Body Respect by Linda Bacon and Lucy Aphramor

Body Kindess by Rebecca Scritchfield

Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder by Brian Cuban

The Body Image Workbook: An Eight-Step Program for Learning to Like Your Looks by Thomas Cash

The Body Image Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help Girls Develop a Healthy Body Image in an Image-Obsessed World by Julia Taylor

No Weigh! A Teen’s Guide to Positive Body Image, Food and Emotional Wisdom by Signe Darpinian, Wendy Sterling and Shelley Aggarwal

Body Positive Power by Megan Jayne Crabbe

The Religion of Thinness: Satisfying the Spiritual Hungers Behind Women's Obsession with Food and Weight by Michelle Lelwica

Dr. Deah's Calmanac: Your Interactive Monthly Guide for Cultivating a Positive Body Image by Deah Schwartz

Overcoming Body Dysmorphic Disorder by Fugen Neziroglu, Sony Khemlani-Patel and Melanie Santos

Non-Diet Approaches

Intuitive Eating, 3rd edition, by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch

The Intuitive Eating Workbook by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch

Health at Every Size by Linda Bacon

The Rules of "Normal" Eating by Karen Koenig

The Food & Feelings Workbook: A Full Course Meal on Emotional Health by Karen Koenig

Feeding Children

Secrets to Feeding a Healthy Family by Ellyn Satter

Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense by Ellyn Satter

Your Child's Weight: Helping without Harming by Ellyn Satter

For Professionals

Most books above are beneficial for professionals as well; the following may only be useful for clinicians

Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness by Dawn Clifford, PhD, RD, and Laura Curtis, MS, RD

Beyond a Shadow of a Diet by Judith Matz, LCSW and Ellen Frankel, LCSW

Healthy Bodies: A Comprehensive Curriculum to Address Body Image, Eating, Fitness and Weight Concerns in Today's Challenging Environment by Kathy Kater, LICSW

Wellness, Not Weight: Health at Every Size and Motivational Interviewing edited by Ellyn Glovsky, PhD, RD, LDN

Eating Disorders Clinical Pocket Guide: Quick Reference for Healthcare Providers, 2nd edition, by Jessica Setnick, MS, RD, CEDRD

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Eating Disorders, 2nd edition, by Jessica Setnick, MS, RD, CEDRD

Eating Disorders: A Guide to Medical Care and Complications by Philip Mehler, MD and Arnold Anderson, MD

Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders by Marcia Herrin, EdD, MPH, RD, LD and Maria Larkin, MEd, RD, LD



Food Psych

Love, Food

Body Kindness

Dietitians Unplugged

The BodyLove Project

Nutrition Matters

The Recovery Warrior Show

The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast with Tabitha Farrar

The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast with Dr. Janean Anderson

She's All Fat

Don't Salt My Game

Fearless Rebelle Radio

ED Matters

Life. Unrestricted.

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