Body Smart

Enhancing Self Worth and Positive Body Image

Books

Books for Individuals in Recovery & Self Help

  • Overcoming Your Eating Disorder: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach for Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating Disorder

    • Robin F. Apple, PhD & Stewart Agras, MD

  • Crave: Why You Binge Eat and How to Stop

    • Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD

  • Eating Disorder Sourcebook

    • Carolyn Costin, MA, MEd, MFCC

  • Beating Ana: How to Outsmart Your Eating Disorder & Take Your Life Back

    • Shannon Cutts, BBA

  • Overcoming Overeating

    • Jane R. Hirshmann, MSW & Carol H. Munter

  • Moving Away from Diets: New Ways to Heal Eating Problems & Exercise Resistance

    • Karin Kratina, MA, RD, Nancy King, MS & Dayle Hayes, MS

  • Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders

    • Aimee Liu, BA, MFA

  • Bing No More: Your Guide to Overcoming Disordered Eating

    • Joyce Nash, PhD

  • On Eating: Change Your Eating, Change Your Life

    • Susie Orbach, PhD

  • Healing Your Hungry Heart: Recovering from Your Eating Disorder

    • Joanna Poppink, MFT

  • The Exercise Balance: What’s Too Much, What’s Too Little, and What’s Just Right for You!

    • Pauline Powers, MD & Ron Thompson, PhD

  • Breaking Free from Emotional Eating

    • Geneen Roth

  • Life Without ED: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too

    • Jenni Shaefer & Thom Rutledge, PhD

  • Getting Better Bit(e) by Bit(e): A Survival Kit for Sufferers for Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorders

    • Ulrike Schmidt, MRC Psych & Janet Treasure, PhD, FRC Psych

  • Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem

    • Gloria Steinem

Books on Body Image

  • Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance

    • Thomas F. Cash, PhD

  • Body Image: A Handbook of Theory, Research, & Clinical Practice

    • Thomas F. Cash, PhD & Thomas Pruzinsky, PhD

  • Body Image, Second Edition: A Handbook of Science, Practice, and Prevention

    • Thomas F. Cash, PhD & Linda Smolak, PhD

  • When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies: Freeing Yourself from Food and Weight Obsession

    • Jane R. Hirshmann, MSW & Carol H. Munter

  • Experiential Therapies for Eating Disorders

    • Lynne M. Hornyak, PhD & Ellen K. Baker, PhD

  • Integrating Body Self and Psychological Self

    • David W. Krueger, MD

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Body Image Dissatisfaction

    • Adria Pearson, PhD, Michelle Heffner, PhD & Victoria Follette, PhD

  • The Broken Mirror: Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    • Katharine Phillips, MD

  • Yoga from the Inside Out – Making Peace with Your Body Through Yoga

    • Christina Sell

Books on Spirituality and Personal Stories

  • This Mean Disease: Growing Up in the Shadow of my Mother’s Anorexia Nervosa

    • Daniel Becker, MA

  • Bulimia: A Guide to Recovery

    • Lindsey Hall, CEDS & Leigh Cohn, MAT, CEDS

  • Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationships with Food Through Myths, Metaphors and Storytelling

    • Anita Johnston, PhD

  • Life Beyond Your Eating Disorder: Reclaim Yourself, Regain Your Health, Recover for Good

    • Johanna  S. Kandel, BA

  • Starving for Salvation: The Spiritual Dimensions of Eating Problems Among American Girls and Women

    • Michelle M. Lelwica, ThD

  • Give Food a Chance

    • Julie O’Toole, MD

  • Women, Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything

    • Geneen Roth

  • A Starving Madness: Tales of Hunger, Hope & Healing in Psychotherapy

    • Judith Ruskay Rabinor, PhD

  • Andrea’s Voice: Silenced by Bulimia

    • Doris Smeltzer, MA with Andrea Lynn Smeltzer

Books for Families and Friends

  • Children and Teens Afraid to Eat: Helping Youth in Today’s Weight-Obsessed World

    • Frances Berg, MS, LN

  • Brave Girl Eating: a Family’s Struggle with Anorexia

    • Harriet Brown

  • I Like Me!

    • Nancy Carlson

  • Eating with Your Anorexic: How My Child Recovered Through Family-Based Treatment and Yours Can Too

    • Laura Collins

  • Your Dieting Daughter: Is She Dying for Attention?

    • Carolyn Costin, MA, MEd, MFCC

  • The Parent’s Guide to Childhood Eating Disorders

    • Marcia Herrin, EdD, MPH, RD & Nancy Matsumoto

  • Dads & Daughters: How to Inspire, Understand and Support Your Daughter

    • Joe Kelly, BS

  • Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters, and the Pursuit of Thinness

    • Margo Maine, PhD

  • Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters

    • Courtney E. Martin

  • Why She Feels Fat: Understanding Your Loved One’s Eating Disorder and How You Can Help

    • Johanna Marie McShane, PhD & Tony Paulson, PhD

  • “I’m, Like, SO Fat!” Helping Your Teen Make Healthy Choices About Eating and Exercise in a Weight-Obsessed World

    • Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, PhD, MPH, RD

  • The Good Enough Teen: Raising Adolescents with Love and Acceptance (Despite how Impossible They Can Be)

    • Brad E. Sachs, PhD

  • Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Families and Friends

    • Michelle Siegel, PhD, Judith Brisman, PhD & Margot Weinshel, MSW

  • Just a Little Too Thin: How to Pull Your Child Back from the Brink of an Eating Disorder

    • Michael Strober, PhD & Meg Schneider, MA, LMSW

Books for Special Populations

  • Making Weight: Healing Men’s Conflicts With Food, Weight, Shape & Appearance

    • Arnold Andersen, MD, Leigh Cohn, MAT, CEDS & Thomas Holbrook, MD

  • Males With Eating Disorders

    • Arnold Andersen, MD

  • Lesbians, Levis & Lipstick: The Meaning of Beauty in Our Lives

    • Jeanine Cogan, PhD & Joanie Erickson

  • The Invisible Woman: Confronting Weight Prejudice in America

    • W. Charisse Goodman

  • The Body Myth: Adult Women and the Pressure to be Perect

    • Margo Maine, PhD & Joe Kelly, BS

  • Bishvili, For Me: A Jewish Guide to Full of Ourselves

    • Catherine Steiner-Adair, EdD & Lisa Sjostrom

  • Helping Athletes With Eating Disorders

    • Ron A Thompson, PhD & Roberta Trattner Sherman, PhD

  • NCAA Coaches Handbook: Managing the Female Athlete Triad

    • Ron A. Thompson, PhD & Roberta Trattner Sherman, PhD

Books on Prevention & Curriculum

  • Preventing Disordered Eating: A Manual to Promote Best Practices for Working with Children, Youth, Families and Communities (all ages)

    • Eating Disorder Resource Centre of British Columbia

  • Healthy Body Image: Teaching Kids to Eat and Love Their Bodies Too!

    • Kathy Kater, LCSW

  • Just for Girls: A Program to Help Girls Safely Navigate Adolescence & Avoid Pitfalls Such As Eating Disorders (middle school & up)

    • Sandra Friedman, MA

  • Just for Girls / Just for Boys

    • Sandra Friedman, MA

  • The Prevention of Eating Problems and Eating Disorders: Theory, Research and Practice

    • Michael P. Levine, PhD & Linda Smolak, PhD

  • Body Wars: Making Peace with Women’s Bodies, and Activist’s Fuide

    • Margo Maine, PhD

  • Preventing Eating-Related and Weight-Related Disorders: Collaborative Research, Advocacy, and Policy Chagne

    • Gail McVey, PsyD, Michael P. Levine, PhD, Niva Piran, PhD & PBRuce Ferguson, MD

  • GO GIRLS!

    • National Eating Disorders Association

  • Preventing Eating Disorders: A Handbook Of Interventions and Special Challenges

    • Niva Piran, PhD, Michael P. Levine, PhD & Catherine Steiner-Adair, EdD

  • Body Aloud! Helping Children and Teens Find Their Own Solutions to Eating and Body Image Problems

    • Elizabeth Scott, MSW, LCSW & Connie Sobczak

  • Full Of Ourselves: A Wellness Program to Advance Girl Power, Health, and Leadership

    • Catherine Sheiner-Adair, EdD & Lisa Sjostrom

  • The Body Project: Promoting Body Acceptance and Preventing Eating Disorders: Facilitator Guide

    • Eric Stice, PhD, MA, BS & Katherine Presnell, PhD