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Hungry for Hope: A Family Affair [CONFERENCE]

If you or a loved one have been affected by an eating disorder, you know it’s a family affair, sucking the life and love out of the most significant people and relationships in your life. Thus, this year’s theme for the premiere Christian conference for eating disorders and body image issues.

Hungry for Hope: A Family Affair is June 15-18, 2011, at the Glen Eyrie Castle in Colorado Springs. I’ll be speaking there, as will two dozen other presenters on the topics of bulimia, anorexia and compulsive overeating, with particular focus on familial attitudes about:

  • Food
  • Genetics
  • Culture
  • Shame
  • Boundaries

As I write in Hope, Help & Healing for Eating Disorders:

“The key to an eating disorder or to disordered eating often lies in relationships. For most people, those relationships lie within the family. The behaviors surrounding a dysfunctional relationship with food are often the result of another relationship – perhaps several relationships – tilting off the mark.”

Hungry for Hope: A Family Affair aims to address some of these issues, empowering you and your family to learn the healthy way to love one another during treatment and recovery.

The conference is limited to the first 135 registrants, so if you would like to attend, please sign up today. Attendance is just $198, which covers the cost of all sessions, materials and meals. Lodging at Glen Eyrie Castle is additional with room rates starting at just $70. For more details – including help finding a roommate if you like – visit FindingBalance.com.

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