Carolyn Costin is still a trailblazer in the eating disorders community. So glad Gürze – Salucore Eating Disorders Resource Catalogue ran this article written by Carolyn outlining the role of an eating disorder coach in one’s treatment team.
“Eating disorder coaches are emerging as an adjunct to standard treatment, filling a much-needed gap in traditional services by working in conjunction with the client’s treatment team, assisting with the daily, practical, hands-on aspects of recovery. Coaches offer services such as, ongoing text support, assistance with meals, grocery and clothes shopping, cooking, attending social functions or even spending time at the client’s home during transitions, such as when leaving inpatient or residential treatment. In essence, coaches can provide support that licensed treatment professionals cannot provide due to time constraints or ethics…”
Read the full article: The Emerging Role of Eating Disorder Coaching by Carolyn Costin, MA, Med, LMFT, CEDS, FAED