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How coaching can help

parents and caregivers:


Your loved one has been diagnosed with an eating disorder.  


Feeling overwhelmed? Isolated? Fearful? Have a million questions? 


No matter where you are in your journey with your loved one, either newly diagnosed or already along the path: 




I can support you with: 


  • Creative ideas for self care

  • Education around eating disorders

  • Aligning with the healthy self of your loved one

  • Seeing the illness from your loved one’s perspective

  • Day to day support by text and email

  • Reframing your thoughts and actions to come from a place of love and not fear

  • Finding appropriate treatment and resources

  • Cultivating meaning and purpose for you and your loved one

  • Setting boundaries

  • Walking side by side with you, so you are not alone and feel supported by someone who has been there

We are all worthy and beautiful and so much more than our bodies alone.  Let’s join the fight together to actively change this toxic culture that pushes the unhealthy idea that our precious loved ones are worthy and attractive only if they are thin. Enough! 


Collaboration. Compassion. Connection.

The difference between coaches and therapists

My role as a coach differs from that of a therapist.  Both serve a vital purpose in recovery!


  • Can diagnose and “treat” eating disorders

  • Can diagnose and treat other comorbid issues (e.g. depression, anxiety, substance abuse, etc)

  • Therapists are trained to help clients work on underlying issues exploring the WHY the eating disorder might have developed

  • Therapy sessions are generally one hour and take place in an office setting

  •  Therapists are in charge of the ongoing assessment, establishing treatment goals and carrying out the overall treatment plan


  • Does not diagnose conditions or treat them. Instead, helps support the work and goals of the client’s clinicians

  • Refers to a therapist for treatment of any co-morbid issues (e.g. depression, anxiety, substance abuse)

  • Coaches are trained to work on the “here and now” helping the client to accomplish day to day behavior changes

  • Coaching sessions can be held anywhere, anytime the client needs them, in the home, at the grocery store, at work, at school, at restaurants – and coaches can be hired as 24/7 live-ins and are available for day to day support by text and email.

  • Coaches assist clients in accomplishing established treatment goals.

Disclaimer:  As a coach, I am not a licensed health or mental health practitioner and do not take the place of such, thus I cannot provide medical, nutritional, psychological or other services designated for practice by a licensed professional, provide treatment, or give professional advice. If you are seeking a diagnosis or treatment for a physical or mental health concern, please seek advice from a licensed clinician or physician. The content of this website is provided for informational purposes only. Nothing in this website should be considered or used as a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

“What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

(adapted from Mary Oliver)

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