In this approachable look at the complex topic of eating disorders, Peggy Claude-Pierre examines the common misconceptions around anorexia and bullemia to discover the true causes and present a valid and healing path.
“A provacative new analysis . . . a gripping, often chilling view of what it’s like to battle these horrific diseases.” —Newsweek
About Peggy Claude-Pierre
Peggy Claude-Pierre opened her outpatient practice specializing in eating disorders in 1988; the Montreaux Clinic began its residential inpatient program in 1993. Millions have been introduced to Claude-Pierre’s gentle yet positive approach to the treatment of anorexia and bulimia, thanks… More about Peggy Claude-Pierre
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“Peggy Claude-Pierre is a warrior–ferocious and relentless–whose work has rescued a decade of sufferers.” –Edward Feller, M.D., F.A.C.P., Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine
“Peggy Claude-Pierre has created a paradigm shift in the way we view and treat anorexia. Peggy has shifted the focus of care from that of controlling the symptoms of disordered eating to healing the negativity that would otherwise plague the individual for the rest of his or her life. I have developed the utmost respect for her, for I realize that she has translated the secret language of anorexia. Now it is up to us to use the knowledge she has revealed.” –Daniel J. Smith, M.D.
“Peggy Claude-Pierre’s work begins where attachment to the limiting obstacles of theory end. She has brought back from the dead many young lives the world deemed hopeless. . . . There are many who possess the title of ‘doctor’ who have never come close to her incredible example of the selfless healer.” –Craig T. Pratt, M.D., Chief, Division of Addiction Medicine, Grant-Riverside Methodist Hospital