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8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder

Effective Strategies from Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience


Carolyn Costin (Author), Gwen Schubert Grabb (Author)

With a Foreword by Babette Rothschild

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A unique and personal look into treatment of eating disorders, written by a therapist and her former patient, now a therapist herself.

This is no ordinary book on how to overcome an eating disorder. The authors bravely share their unique stories of suffering from and eventually overcoming their own severe eating disorders. Interweaving personal narrative with the perspective of their own therapist-client relationship, their insights bring an unparalleled depth of awareness into just what it takes to successfully beat this challenging and seemingly intractable clinical issue.

For anyone who has suffered, their family and friends, and other helping professionals, this book should be by your side. With great compassion and clinical expertise, Costin and Grabb walk readers through the ins and outs of the recovery process, describing what therapy entails, clarifying the common associated emotions such as fear, guilt, and shame, and, most of all, providing motivation to seek help if you have been discouraged, resistant, or afraid. The authors bring self-disclosure to a level not yet seen in an eating disorder book and offer hope to readers that full recovery is possible.


Mermaids in Paradise makes brilliant comedy out of a honeymoon trip that veers from the absurd to the sublime and back again. Lydia Millet is a stone-cold genius.” — Therapy Today

“[A] laser-focused satire… The novel has the shape and pace of a thriller… An admirable example of a funny novel with a serious message that works swimmingly. Dive in.” — Portia de Rossi

“With equal parts calculated wryness and pleading earnestness, [Millet] delivers a thrilling piece of fabulist fiction.” — Jenni Schaefer, author of Goodbye Ed, Hello Me and Life Without Ed

“A hilarious genre-bender that strikes some serious chords.” — Babette Rothschild, author of 8 Keys to Trauma Recovery Trauma Essentials and The Body Remembers

“Suspenseful, philosophical, and tropical—the funniest you’ll ever read on ecotourism and the wisest you’ll ever read on mermaids.” — PsychCentral

“[A] deft satire… Millet ramps up the suspense.” —

“A romp with sharp teeth… a slapstick variation on Millet’s abiding theme: the relationship between human beings and the natural world.” — The Globe and Mail

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