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Breaking the Spell of Binge-eating: A Road to Balance in Your Life
 

Breaking the Spell of Binge-eating: A Road to Balance in Your Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Kortink, Joanna
Translated by Miller, Anita
Translated by Thompson, Valerie

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Joanna Kortink is a spiritual psychotherapist from the Netherlands, where this book is a runaway bestseller. Kortink fashions a truly different technique in treating an array of eating disorders. Her unique approach combines psychotherapy with creative expression, body training a...nd natural medicine. Kortink herself has suffered from bulimia and has written an inspiring book that shows another side to eating patterns, and includes many practical examples, tips, and clear step-by-step guidelines for recovery.Kortink says that eating differently starts with thinking differently. She inspires readers to start a journey to recovery by profiling compulsive eaters and the role that food plays in their lives. She notes that 'compulsive eaters invariably are playing a role.' She profiles some of her clients and conducts a dialogue between them and what she calls 'their inner saboteur.'Kortink describes ways to increase vitality, feed the spirit, get back to basics, and listen to the signals of your body. This leads to greater energy and a comforting sense of self-forgiveness. There are tips for taking immediate self-action, and vital information for partners and friends of binge-eaters. Kortink sensitively describes difficult moments along the way, and combines compassion with a deeper understanding of what she calls the 'biopsychosocial' aspects of eating disorders.This is an inspirational self-help book, written in a very personal way. It is not a cure for eating disorders, but a compassionate way to help people break the negative cycle of thoughts that strongly influences them, and to assist them on the road to a fuller and happier life.
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ISBN 9780897335775
Released NZ 15 Dec 2008
Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780897335775
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Academy Chicago Publishers
Imprint Academy Chicago Publishers
Released 15 Dec 2008
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Kortink, Joanna
Translated by Miller, Anita
Translated by Thompson, Valerie
Category Coping With Eating Disorders
Number of Pages 250
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 16mm
Dewey Code 616.8526
Weight 277g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Compulsive eating
NBS Text Coping with Problems & Illness
ONIX Text General/trade

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