Books & Links


Almost Anorexic - Jenni Schaefer

Goodbye Ed, Hello Me - Jenni Schaefer

End Emotional Eating - Jennifer Taitz

Feeling Good About the Way You Look: A Program for Overcoming Body Image Problems - S. Wilhelm

Flora the Flamingo - Molly Idle

Getting Over OCD: A 10-Step Workbook for Taking Back Your Life - J. S. Abramowitz

Help For Eating Disorders: A Parent's Guide to Symptoms, Causes and Treatments - Dr. D. Katzman and Dr. L. Pinhas

Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder - James Lock and Daniel Le Grange

Life Without ED - Jenni Schaefer

Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think - Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky

Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall - Kjerstin Gruys

Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook: Proven, Step-by-Step Techniques for Overcoming Your Fear - M. M. Antony and R. P. Swinson

Skills-based Learning for Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder: The New Maudsley Method - Janet Treasure, Gráinne Smith, Anna Crane

Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends (3rd Edition) - Michele Siegel, Judith Brisman & Margot Weinshel (2009).

Talking to Eating Disorders:  Simple Ways to Support Someone with Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, or Body Image Issues - Jeanne Heaton & Claudia Strauss

The Anorexic Workbook - Michelle Heffner and Georg Eifert

The Anti-Anxiety Workbook: Proven, Step-by-Step Strategies to Overcome Worry, Phobias, Panic, and Obsessions - M. M. Antony and P. J. Norton

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

The DBT Skills Workbook for Bulimia - Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher and Michael Maslar

The Food and Feelings Workbook - Karen Koenig

The Overcoming Bulimia Workbook - Randi McCabe and Tracy McFarlane

When Perfect Isn't Good Enough: Strategies  for Coping with Perfectionism - M. M. Antony and R. P. Swinson

wiTHIN - Karen McGratten and Emily McGratten


 About Face

– About-Face means a reversal of direction, attitude, or point of view. They aim to equip women and girls with tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image.

Association for Size Diversity and Health

– an international professional organization composed of individuals committed to the Health At Every Size principles. ASDH’s mission is to promote education, research, and the provision of services which enhanced health and well-being, and which are free from weight-based assumptions and weight discrimination.

Body Brave

–located in Hamilton Ontario, this organization offers individual psychotherapy, workshops, and support groups for those struggling with eating disorders, disordered eating, and/or body image, as well as their friends, family and caregivers. The website provides further details about these services as well as a blog and online store.

Ellyn Satter Institute

– helping adults and children be joyful and confident with eating.

Eva Musby

– author of Anorexia and Other Eating Disorders: How to Help Your Child Eat Well and Be Well: Practical solutions, compassionate communication tools and emotional support for parents of children and teenagers.

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

– an international organization of and for caregivers of eating disorder patients. F.E.A.S.T. serves families by providing information and mutual support, promoting evidence-based treatment, and advocating for research and education to reduce the suffering associated with eating disorders.

Food for Life Program- A school-based nutrition program developed by Kelly Forster, Registered Dietitian Eating Disorders Program, Canadian Mental Health Association,

Gürze Books

– trade book publisher specializing in eating disorders since 1980.

Health At Every Size (H.A.E.S.)

– Linda Bacon created the HAES pledge, Registry, and Resource List with support and advice from members of the HAES community. The intent is to strengthen the HAES movement: to help support people in adopting HAES and to help those in the HAES community get better connected and develop ideas.

Jon Robison

– Dr. Robison specializes in health promotion and human behaviour, with a particular interest in why people do what they do and don’t do what they don’t do. He has served as co-editor of the journal Health At Every Size and has been helping people with weight and eating-related concerns for more than 20 years.

Kelty Meal Support for Families

- this video provides strategies to help parents and families provide structure and support to youth with eating disorders before, during and after meals. 

Karen McGratten

a website with information regarding the eating continuum (healthy eating, distorted eating and eating disorders), as well as blog containing various topics one may deal with during recovery.

Maudsley Parents

- a volunteer organization of parents who have helped their children recover from anorexia and bulimia through the use of Family-Based Treatment, also known as the Maudsley approach, an evidence-based therapy for eating disorders.

Mirror Mirror

– a resource page providing up to date information on eating disorders including treatment options and eating disorders statistics.

National Initiative for Eating Disorders (N.I.E.D.)

- a not-for-profit coalition of health care professionals, counsellors and parents with children suffering from Eating Disorders. NIED aims to increase the awareness and education of Eating Disorders to sow the seeds for change in the understanding, treatment and funding of the disease in Canada.

National Eating Disorder Information Centre (N.E.D.I.C.)

– a Canadian non-profit providing resources on eating disorders and weight preoccupation  

Science of Eating Disorders

- a site striving to make sense of the latest findings in eating disorders research

What's Eating You?

– A site managed by Candy MacNeil, an Individual and Family therapist in Guelph, Ontario and dedicated to providing accurate information about the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.