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Eating Disorders :
  • "A must read for parents, patients and professionals dealing with these illnesses."
    Director, Eating Disorders Program at Laureate Psychiatric Hospital
  • "This is the definitive encyclopedia for parents who are concerned about their children's eating or weight."
    Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eating Disorders Program
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Learn more about Marcia's new book here.

Welcome to our website. We are Dr. Marcia Herrin, founder of the Dartmouth College Eating Disorders Prevention, Education and Treatment Program and fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders and Nancy Matsumoto, a writer and editor who specializes in the areas of health, food, arts and culture. This site will introduce you to our book, The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders: Supporting Self-Esteem, Healthy Eating & Positive Body Image at Home, as well as Marcia’s new book for professionals, Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders,  and to our blog, “Eating Disorders News.”

Click here to see video of  Marcia addressing 24 different eating disorder topics for parents at Kids in the House, an  online source for parenting.


A testimony.

  My story, I remember believing not so long ago, was bound to end in tragedy. Another life lost to the death grip of anorexia. Another fatal statistic. Another hopeless cause. Initially my battle with eating disorders began the summer I turned 13. What started out as an innocent, half-hearted diet quickly spiraled into an […]

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