Patient Resources

Browse Our Guide of Helpful Resources


National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) – Organization to provide information/support to patients and carers

Training Institute for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders – Professional Training for Practitioners

Academy for Eating Disorders – The Academy for Eating Disorders is a global professional association committed to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment, and prevention.

F.E.A.S.T (Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders) – Organization dedicated to providing support to parents/carers of those suffering from Eating Disorders

National Center of Excellence of Eating DisordersCenter of excellence dedicated to eating disorders with mission promote public awareness of eating disorders and eating disorder treatment and advance training of healthcare providers

Association for Size Diversity and HealthOrganization committed to size diversity in health and Health at Every Size (HAES)

Nalgona Positivity Pride-In-community eating disorders and body-positive organization dedicated to creating visibility and resources for Black, Indigenous, communities of color. 

The Trevor ProjectResources for LGBTQ youth

QueeryLGBTQ service directory for Chicagoland area

Videos, Podcasts and other resources: 

Eva Musby – Resources dedicated to supporting parents/carers

Emotion Focused Family Therapy – Overview of Emotion Focused Family Therapy

Do parents cause eating disorders? A video of experts discussing this topic

EDGI Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative – Research Study


New Plates: Eating Disorders and Parents

Food Psych

ED Matters

Rebel Eaters Club


Books for Adults:

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion – Helpful resource for working on mindfulness skills and changing inner self-talk in the face of stress and anxiety

The Happiness Trap by HarrisAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) book for clients

The Worry Trick – book that utilizes CBT and ACT skills to help adults observe and use skills to manage anxiety


Books for Children:

What to Do Guides for Kids Series: Books that help younger children learn how to cope with anxiety disorders such as social anxiety, phobias, separation anxiety, sleep problems, and more by using CBT skills

Outsmarting Worry (An Older Kid’s Guide to Managing Anxiety)  a guide for kids experiencing anxiety ages 9-13


Books for Parents:

Talking Back to OCD (Book) – Helpful resource for parents and kids/adolescents related to OCD

Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD: A Scientifically Proven Program for Parents– book for parents of children with anxiety and OCD


Online resources:

International OCD Foundation – Support and Resources for diagnosis and treatment of OCD.

Anxiety Canada – Comprehensive site dedicated to evidence-based information related to Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)-Organization that provides information/support to patients and carers -Education and resources for practicing self-compassion and mindfulness

The TLC foundation for Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors– Organization that helps end isolation and shame for people experiencing hair pulling, skin picking, nail biting, cheek biting, and associated behaviors.



Mindful Powers – mindfulness app for kids that has a course and interactive games

Moshi – mindfulness app for kids that includes music, stories, and games

Smiling Mind – mindfulness app for kids and adults ages 3+ that includes age-specific courses around emotion education and other specific topics and mindfulness meditations

NOCD- OCD education and tracking App for adults