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An Unhealthy Obsession with Food

Battling an eating disorder was the most incredibly challenging part of my life to-date.  Looking back on my adolescence (I am now 36 years old), it makes me sad to see how many years I wasted on the completely consuming unhealthy obsession with food...

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My Daughter’s Eating Disorder

After a very long disappointing and frustrating road with the medical system, we were desperate and felt we had no choice but to explore some private options to obtain help for our daughter’s eating disorder.   From the first visit with Christina, I knew...

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Melody’s Story

I started seeing Christina in early 2005 when I was in my last year of high school.  I was in the midst of battling a serious eating disorder that stemmed from many unresolved issues from my early childhood.  Christina knew how to handle my...

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Facing My Demons

I’ve contemplated for hours what to say in this letter but have no idea where to start.  Christina has been monumental not only in my recovery from an eating disorder but she’s also been a pillar in the rest of my life and will...

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A New Life

I was a mix of lost, lonely, and hurt when I slipped unknowingly into anorexia at 16. A significant mentor in my life had recently moved away, my parents had recently divorced and started living with other people, and my grandmother was undergoing cancer...

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Kim’s Story

This is my story and you cannot imagine how hard it is to share. But as I sit to write, I see this butterfly fluttering outside and maybe it is a sign. I thought, I have come a long way, why not share my...

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Battle with Anorexia and Bulimia

“When I was 16 years old I was struggling with anorexia  and bulimia and had been since the age of nine. I had kept it a secret for many years. The secrecy and denial had made me an emotionless shell of a girl.   There...

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Elmaz Story

The first day I sat in Christina’s counseling room I remember feeling a pounding in my chest. Everything in my body felt heightened. My hands were shaking. My mouth was dry. My jaw was locked. Not a single word came out. For four years...

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Struggling with Eating Disorder

I feel that eating disorder recovery is a unique experience for every person who struggles with disordered eating.  There is no one size fits all approach, no cookie cutter treatment plan to follow and no step by step instruction guide.  So many treatment centers...

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Seeing Colours

One of the craziest things that happened to me during recovery was when I was walking along the street one day, and I suddenly realized that I could see colours. I realized that I hadn’t been noticing colours, or that they appeared duller. While...

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Allie’s Story

My story with Christina starts so many years ago. Without divulging too much personal information, I want to share with you the impact this woman has had on my life. To my friends, I describe my “therapy” sessions with Christina as time spent with...

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