Books Starting with S

Step-By-Step: A Three-Year Daily Journal
By Kathryn Cortese, LCSW, ACSW, CEDS
365 pages, hardcover, 2019

Safety in Numbers:  From 56 to 221 Pounds, My Battle with Eating Disorders – A Memoir
By Brittany Burgunder
450 pages, paperback, 2016

Schema Therapy for Eating Disorders: Theory, Practice and Group-treatment Manual
By Susan Simpson & Evelyn Smith
308 pages, hardcover/paperback, 2019

Second Son: Transitioning Toward My Destiny, Love, and Life
By Ryan K. Sallans
When Ryan Sallans first stepped into his therapist’s office to begin his treatment for anorexia nervosa, he was nineteen years old, a college sophomore, and female. Through six years of therapy and self-exploration he was able to find his true self as a transgender man. His journey toward recovery from anorexia presented him with several challenges, but the skills he learned became his strength while transitioning from female to male. Second Son introduces a unique narrative surrounding finding self-acceptance and love while honoring one’s truth.
240 pages, paperback, 2013

Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family: How to Eat, How to Raise Good Eaters, How to Cook 2nd Edition
By Ellyn Satter
292 pages, paperback, 2008

Seeing yourself in God’s Image – Overcoming Anorexia and Bulimia
By Martha Homme
Written by a therapist with experience helping those with eating disorders, this study is born from her struggles in adolescence.  This 13 week group (which can be used individually as well) challenges members to find their identity in Christ.  The guide offers understanding of distorted boy image, denial and the family system’s influence.  It also explains how to break free of social pressures and how to restore the temple of the Holy Spirit (our bodies) and ties the recovery process together from a Biblical worldview.
2 formats: Facilitator’s – guide 105 pages, paperback, 1999
Group Member’s (or individual) guide – 96 pages, paperback, 1999

The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness and Compassion Skills to Overcome Self-Criticism and Embrace Who You Are
by Karen Bluth
200 pages, paperback, 2017

Self-Esteem Tools for Recovery
By Lindsey Hall & Leigh Cohn
128 pages, paperback, 1990

Shapesville
By Andy Mills & Becky Osborn
Ages 3-8
32 pages, Hardcover & paperback, 2003
includes a note to educators/parents with discussion questions

Shattered Image: My Triumph over Body Dysmorphic Disorder A Memoir
By Brian Cuban
224 pages, paperback, 2013

Sick Enough: A Guide to the Medical Complications of Eating Disorders
By Jennifer Gaudiani
276 pages, hardcover/paperback, 2018

Skills-based Learning for Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder – The New Maudsley Method, 2nd Edition
By Janet Treasure, Grainne Smith & Anna Crane
294 pages, hardcover/paperback, 2016

Skills-based Learning for Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder – The New Maudsley Method
By Janet Treasure, Grainne Smith & Anna Crane
228 pages, paperback, 2007

The Slender Trap: A Food and Body Workbook
By Lauren Lazar Stern
272 pages, spiral-bound, 2010

Someday Melissa – Includes Guided Discussions for Recovery (DVD)
42 min., 2011

Something Spectacular: The True Story of One Rockette’s Battle with Bulimia
By Greta Gleissner
248 pages, paperback, 2012

Speaking Out About ED (DVD)
42 min., 2011

Spiritual Approaches in the Treatment of Women with Eating Disorders
By P. Scott Richards, Randy K. Hardman & Michael E. Berrett
304 pages, hardcover, 2007

Starting Monday : Seven Keys to a Permanent, Positive Relationship with Food
By Karen Koenig
If your life is spent going from super self-care to “I don’t care,” especially around food, this book will help you make sense of your yo-yoing patterns and turn them around.  When you do all the right things for yourself, then stop doing them, and start again, it’s hard not to feel frustrated and even just a little bit crazy.  This book will explain how your on-again-off-again behaviors are rooted in underlying (generally unconscious) mental conflicts.  It will help you resolve mixed feelings about intimacy and sexuality, self-comfort, self-worth, maintaining health, what is enough, identity, and creating change so that you can more easily attain and maintain your eating, fitness, and self-care goals.
280 pages, paperback, 2013

Starving Souls: A Spiritual Guide to Understanding Eating Disorders – Anorexia, Bulimia, Binging…
By Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser
264 pages, paperback, 2010

The Stone Girl
By Alyssa B. Sheinmel
Teens
There are two things that are true about Sethie Weiss: one is that she is always hungry, a mean, angry kind of hunger that feels like a piece of glass in her belly; the other is that she is always missing Shaw, the boy she loves, the boy who isn’t quite her boyfriend.
Sethie has always been a hard worker; she worked hard to get her weight down to 111, and she knows that will a little more hard work – a few more meals skipped, a few more snacks vomited away – she can get the number on the scale even lower.  She will work on her body just as she worked to get perfect grades, to finish her college applications early, to get her first kiss from Shaw.
Sethie will not allow herself one slip, not one bad day, not one break in concentration.  Her body is there for her to work on when everything and everyone else – her best friend, her school work, and Shaw – are gone.
From critically-acclaimed writer Alyssa Sheinmel comes an unflinching and unparalleled portrayal of one girl’s withdrawal into herself, until she is sinking like a stone into her own illness, her own loneliness – her own self.
224 pages, hardcover, 2012

Stop Eating Your Heart Out: The 21-Day Program to Free Yourself from Emotional Eating
By Meryl Hershey Beck
235 pages, paperback, 2012

Stories I Tell My Patients: 101 Myths, Metaphors, Fables & Tall Tales for Eating Disorders Recovery
By Arnold Anderson with Leigh Cohn
256 pages, paperback, 2016

Survive FBT: Skills Manual for Parents Undertaking Family Based Treatment (FBT) for Child and Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
by Maria Ganci
90 pages, paperback, 2016

Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends
By Michele Siegel, Judith Brisman & Margot Weinshel
222 pages, paperback, 2009

Surviving Disordered Eating: One Bite at a Time
By Barbi Webber & Carrie Thiel
132 pages, paperback, 2015

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