Disordered Eating: Therapy Group for Family Members

Mental health support group for family members with loved ones struggling with a disordered eating.




Understanding Me


Disordered eating is complex, and it is the only mental health condition to affect every aspect of a person’s life and wellbeing. The “Understanding Me” group recognizes the complexity of this disease and the importance of gaining knowledge, awareness, and support; along with receiving valuable therapeutic tools to help support your loved one on their journey towards freedom and recovery.

*Example Outline: Group will begin with gaining knowledge about mental health on disordered eating behaviors and societal influences by covering 1-2 modules per week with open discussion support group discussions.


Module 1: Development of disordered eating: Neurological effects and psychological symptoms

Module 2: Myths and stigmas

Module 3: Influence of social media and diet culture

Module 4: LGBTQIA+ and other marginalized groups affected by eating disorders

Module 5: Understanding the controlling voice of “ED”

Module 6: Living with an eating disorder (Functioning vs. Living)

Module 7: Family Systems

Module 8: Communication and changing the narrative

Module 9: Recovery process and living a life free from an eating disorder


  • Multisystemic perspectives and psychoeducation

  • Interactive group participation and skill building

  • Open discussions

  • Judgement-free space

  • Providing HOPE!


For more information call 952-592-2200, send us a message or visit our new clinic in Savage, Minnesota (6375 143rd Street West, Savage, MN 55378).