If you or your family have ever been affected by an eating disorder, this is a must-read new book. Written by Harriet Brown, Brave Girl Eating is an inspirational true story of the struggle of Anorexia.
Brave Girl Eating by Harriet Brown (out 1st June 2011 in NZ)
This is an inspirational true story of an ordinary family struggling to help their teenage daughter recover from anorexia using family-based therapy.
Millions of families are affected by eating disorders, which usually strike young women between the ages of 14 and 20. In Brave Girl Eating Harriet Brown describes how her family, with the support of an open-minded paediatrician and a therapist, helped her daughter recover from anorexia using a family-based treatment developed at the Maudsley Hospital in London.
Brave Girl Eating is essential reading for families and professionals alike. This is a book of universal themes and is relevant to the thousands of families in New Zealand who currently have one of their loved ones struggling with this life-threatening illness.
Harriet Brown is an award-winning journalist, author, poet and editor. A regularly sought-after speaker, Brown has been a featured panellist at the USA National Eating Disorders Association annual conference.
Brave Girl Eating
RRP $39.99 in NZ (from 1/6/11)