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Is Your Daughter Struggling With an Eating Disorder? 5 Types of Therapies That Can Help

By Greenbrier Academy / March 25, 2018

  Eating disorders are a concern every parent hopes they don’t have to deal with while they are raising a family. Unfortunately, statistics show that 2.7 percent of teens between the ages of 13 and 18 have an eating disorder. Approximately 50 percent of girls report using some type of unhealthy behavior to control their…

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Is Social Media Promoting a Negative Body Image for Your Teen?

By Greenbrier Academy / January 28, 2018

A couple of decades ago, teenage girls worried about being ‘bikini-ready’ when summer vacation came. They poured through magazines and judged themselves harshly on how their looks compared to the supermodels on the pages. Today, things are a bit different, but the same negative body image issues remain. This time, however, social media may be…

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Cultivating a Positive Body Image in Your Teen

By Greenbrier Academy / January 18, 2018

Approximately 23 percent of girls in the United States suffer from an eating disorder. Even more show signs of an unhealthy body image. As a parent, it can be a helpless feeling to watch your daughter progress from being a little “overly critical” about her appearance, to absolutely obsessed with every small detail she perceives…

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I Think my Daughter has an Eating Disorder: 10 Signs

By Greenbrier Academy / February 5, 2017

Eating disorders are complex and potentially life-threatening conditions that affect an individual’s health and relationships. According to NationalEatingDisorders.org, approximately 20 million women in the United States suffer from a type of eating disorder. These disorders often begin early on in life with concerns about body shape and weight. In fact, approximately 40 to 60 percent…

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