F.E.A.S.T. Listens to Parents

F.E.A.S.T. Listens to Parents


 Parent panel presentation at IAEDP event, 2011, by "Nancy R."

"We're here for you whether you want us or not. We're not giving up on you."

  • A mother and father describe their daughter's recovery from EDNOS.
  • Boston area, US. 10 minutes

"We worked as a team"

  • Mother describes a daughter who as a college student developed depression, anorexia, and bulimia going on to recovery after several years with help of family and nutrition and supportive therapist.
  • US Midwest - 7 minutes

“All these ocd rules that she lived by, that seemed to be absolutely set in concrete, just melted away” 

  • A mother in Northern Australia describes the slow, and then rapid, recovery of her recently graduated daughter.
  • 12 minutes.

"When we said life stops until you eat it meant our life also stopped" 

  • A mother describes her process of separating her nine-year old daughter from anorexia and compulsive exercise and the healing of the family.
  • Southeast US. 17 minutes

 "To see her personality come back and blossom was an unbelievable blessing for us"

  • A mother describes a 22-year old daughter with anorexia coming home to recover, fully, After 4+ years of grave illness.
  • SE Wisconsin, US - 21 minutes

 

"I just refused to believe that she would not recover"

  • A mother living in a suburb of Washington DC in the US describes remaining optimistic even as clinicians gave up on her child's recovery.
  • (24 minutes) Recorded 11/08

"For Lent she decided to give up all junk food...when we sat down for Easter dinner she just couldn't do it" 

  • A mother in the Midwest US describes a 16-year old's recovery from restrictive anorexia using a partial hospitalization program and home-based re-feeding
  • (12 minutes)

"You would never know that she had been ill"

  • A mother describes the recovery of her 15-year old female ballet dancing daughter with anorexia (AN-P)
  • US Gulf Coast – 5 minutes

"Mom, I'm not stupid. It's not going to happen to me."

  • A mother of a daughter with anorexia describes her then 13-year old daughter wanting to 'eat healthy' and progressing to anorexia and compulsive exercise. , mother emphasizes role of nutrition, early intervention, good clinicians, hard work.
  • Michigan, US - 10 minutes

"It was like she was standing on a rock in a rising river"

  • A father and mother describe a series of treatment approaches and strategies and eventual recovery of their college age daughter.
  • Northern California, US. 34 minutes

"All of a sudden she didn't want cheese on her hamburger"

  • A mother in Oregon (US) describes her teen daughter's recovery and preparation for college.
  • 12 minutes
Lunch with F.E.A.S.T. call-in show with Board of Directors, January 2010

Interview with Philip Graham and Alma Gottlieb, October 2009

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