Publications by Dr Charles Fishman

Book: Enduring Change in Eating Disorders

Dr Fishman is the author of “Enduring Change in Eating Disorders – Interventions with long -term results” (Brunner-Routledge 2004). The book draws on specific cases from his thirty years of practice to show the successful treatment of eating disorders using the model of Intensive Structural Therapy.

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Individuals with eating disorders in their own words describe their experiences. Readers gain an insight into the treatment sessions involving families. You are lead through the interventions which are needed for each case, as a means to improve the individual’s dynamics with their family and ultimately help them overcome the eating disorder.

Dr Fishman examines the nature of eating disorders – whether they can be effectively treated. The book provides a broad cross section of case studies of individuals with eating disorders, from children through to adults who have battled with the disease for years. The proven effectiveness of the treatment is shown with follow up consultations with individuals, some twenty years after treatment.

This book provides practical information to practitioners as well as individuals with eating disorders and their families.

Purchase online here: Enduring Change in Eating Disorders: Interventions with Long-Term Results [Kindle Edition]

The power of the family in general practice: Enhance your effectiveness when caring for anorexia nervosa patients

This paper by Charles Fishman and his wife Tanna Fishman was published in the August 2006 New Zealand Family Physician Vol. 33 No. 4. More about The power of the family in general practice.

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Book: Enduring Changes in Eating Disorders

Enduring Change in Eating Disorders - Book Cover

Endorsements from Clients

  • Hello Charles! I am unsure if you will even remember who I am haha, but this is [name withheld] – I saw you in (I think) 2017 with anorexia.

  • My wife and I felt quite emotional last Monday after our short Zoom session. All three of us hugged. It felt like the end of a relatively short but profoundly enriching journey with you which started in June at your home office on Waiheke Island.

  • Dear Dr Fishman Thank you so much for this website. I have a long history of swinging between bulimia and compulsive over-eating. I am currently a compulsive over-eater.