great books

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Bacon, Ph.D., Lindo, Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight.(Benbella Books, 2008; Revised & Updated Edition, 2010).

Brown, PhD, LMSW, Brenè, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead. (Gotham Books, 2012)

Brown, Harriet, Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight--and What We Can Do about It. (Da Capo Press, 2015)

Chödrön, Pema, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times. (Shambala Classics, 2000).

Johnston, Ph.D., Anita, Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women can Transform their Relationships with food Through Myths, Metaphors & Storytelling. (Gürze Books, 1996).

Maine, Ph.D., Margo, Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters & Food. (Gürze Books, 1991).

Maine, McGilley & Bunnell, editors, Treatment of Eating Disorders: Bridging the Research-Practice Gap. (Academic Press, 2010) The Smeltzers co-authored Chapter 21.

Schaefer, Jenni & Thom Rutledge,Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and how You Can Too. (McGraw Hill, 2003) and Good-bye Ed, Hello Me! (McGraw Hill, 2009) by Jenni Schaefer.

Schwartz, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac: Your Interactive Monthly Guide for Cultivating a Positive Body Image (Dr. Deah's Body Shop, 2013).

Smeltzer, Doris & Andrea Lynn Smeltzer. Andrea's Voice: Silenced by Bulimia. Her Story and Her Mother's Journey Through Grief Toward Understanding. (Gürze Books, 2006)

Sobczak, Connie, Embody: Learning to Love Your Unique Body (and Quiet that Critical Voice) (Gürze Books, 2014).