Resource Page
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Below is a list of books and websites some of my patients have found helpful. Please remember,
though, self- help is likely to be most helpful as an adjunct of, not as a replacement for, working with
a therapist.


Wilhelm, S. (2006). Feeling good about the way you look: A program for overcoming body image
problems. New York: The Guilford Press.

Hall, L. (1993). Full lives: Women who have freed themselves from food and weight obsession.  
Carlsbad, CA: Gurze Press.

Miglior, M. A. (1998). The hunger within: A twelve-week  self-guided journey from compulsive eating
to recovery. New York: Broadway Books.

Roth, G. (1989). Why weight? A workbook for ending compulsive eating. New York: Penguin Group.

Somov, P. G. (2008). Eating the moment: 141 mindful practices to overcome overeating one meal at
a time. Oakland: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Frankel, V. (2008). Thin is the new happy: A memoir. New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Gould, R . (2007).  Shrink yourself: Break free from emotional eating forever! Hoboken, NJ: John
Wiley & Sons.

Koenig, K.R. (2007). The food & feelings workbook: A full course meal on emotional health.
Carlsbad, CA: Gurze Books.

Hayes, S. C. (2005). Get out of your mind & into your life: The new acceptance and commitment
therapy. Oakland: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Spradlin, S.E. (2003). Don’t let your emotions run your life: How dialectical behavior therapy can put
you in control. Oakland: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Websites: Website for the Binge Eating Disorder Association National Eating Disorder Information /Centre (Canadian)