Eating Disorder Recovery Group to Start This Semester

Counseling and Psychological Services is offering a new group this semester: Getting Over “E.D.”: Eating Disorder Recovery Group. This free, confidential group is designed to provide students in recovery from an eating disorder the opportunity to share common concerns and gain strategies for maintaining recovery.

It isn’t necessary for students to have completed a structured eating disorder treatment program, but they should have an awareness and acceptance of a current or previous unhealthy relationship with food, eating or body image and be committed to continuing recovery.

Meeting with other people to share common concerns is a great way to gain support and learn new coping strategies when feeling sad, anxious, overwhelmed or confused. Being in a group can help people feel more connected, explore issues, gain insight, learn new skills and help others grow.

The group will meet weekly from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays in Room 370, Murray-Herrick Campus Center on the St. Paul campus.

Interested students are asked to schedule a brief screening appointment. To register for an appointment call (651) 962-6780 or email the group leaders, Deb Broderick or Emily Buoen.