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Thom Rutledge

California 37203
Thom is a psychotherapist in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of several books, including Embracing Fear: How to Turn What Scares Us into Our Greatest Gift. His innovative INTRApersonal Change Process™ is best know to the eating disorder recovery community, as it is described by former clients in Life Without Ed by Jenni Schaefer and Telling ED NO! by Cheryl Kerrigan. In addition to his private therapy practice in Nashville, Thom is a available for telephone consultations, and he... Full Bio
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Feb 12 2011 by Thom Rutledge

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Feb 12 2011 by Thom Rutledge

The following is an excerpt from "Understanding Eating Disorder Recovery."


I have an eating disorder but I am not an eating disorder. I am separate from my eating disorder and I accept responsibility to do what it takes to maintain that separation. I have the ability and responsibility to recognize the voice of my eating disorder and to disagree with it when it tells me what to do. 

©Thom Rutledge