May 1, 2011

Joy 9 year follow up

Joy came to me when she was referred by a Health Maintenance Organisation; she was 35 years old at the time, and she had had Bulimia for 20 years.

This video begins with a re-enactment of our second session. She had been discharged from a psychiatric hospital after taking a large overdose. This session deals with the essential issues of eating disorder and her other problems.

This video is a re-enactment of an actual session with Dr Fishman, shared with the permission of the client. Names have been changed.

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Book: Enduring Change in Eating Disorders

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Dr Fishman is the author of 'Enduring Change in Eating Disorders – Interventions with long -term results' (Brunner-Routledge 2004).

This book presents the powerful and proven effective model of Intensive Structural Family Therapy and its application to the treatment of eating disorders.