Jewish Journal

The Truth About Celebrities and Eating Disorders

By Rebecca Cooper

July 25, 2014 | 9:02 am

The shame, guilt and misunderstanding of eating disorders makes it hard for anyone to come forward to get help, but it is so much harder for a public... More.

  • The Truth About Binge Eating

    By Rebecca Cooper

    May 6, 2014 | 8:04 am

    A patient came to see me because she needed a heart operation. You may think that it is strange that someone would come to see a therapist because of a... More.

  • Holidays and Sensible Eating Patterns

    By Rebecca Cooper

    October 14, 2013 | 7:57 am

    Before the holidays start you may be looking for that perfect diet. You want to look your best for the family and friends you may not have seen... More.

  • Sugar, Sugar…

    By Rebecca Cooper

    July 18, 2013 | 8:11 am

    Proven to be more addictive than cocaine, a closer look at Sugar may help to explain America’s rise in obesity, diabetes and the new focus on food... More.

  • Secret Sufferings in Plain Sight

    By Rebecca Cooper

    June 25, 2013 | 11:07 am

    Amy Winehouse’s brother, Alex, reported to the Observer Magazine that he believes bulimia killed his sister.

    Although the family knew Amy suffered... More.

  • Male Eating Disorders: A Real Thing

    By Rebecca Cooper

    May 21, 2013 | 7:43 am

    Recently, People Magazine came out with an article about Ashley Hamilton talking openly about his struggles with an eating disorder. I applaud Ashley... More.

  • Eating Disorders and Older Women

    By Rebecca Cooper

    March 4, 2013 | 8:54 am

    Sixty-six percent of America’s adult population is overweight. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported earlier this year that 35.7... More.

  • 7 Reasons Why Diets Don’t Work

    By Rebecca Cooper

    January 28, 2013 | 12:47 pm

    Have you been on more than one diet? How many? Just answering that question tells you a lot. If diets worked you would not be spending your money on one... More.

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Rebecca Cooper is a California licensed therapist, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and the Founder of Rebecca’s House Eating Disorder Treatment Programs™. She is the...

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