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Dr. Judith Brisman

Dr. Judith Brisman is a pioneer in the field of eating disorders.  She is a trained psychoanalyst who opened the first center in the United States dedicated to the treatment of bulimia. She is known for her interpersonal treatment of eating disorders and she co-authored the first book ever for family and friends, Surviving an Eating Disorder.


With over 35 years of experience, Dr. Brisman works with both eating disordered and non-eating disordered patients, offering individual, couples and family treatment.  She is known for integrating direct behavioral intervention with psychological understanding and is an expert in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and other body image disorders.

Surviving an Eating Disorder

Chosen by EDFA as one of the top ten books on eating disorders, Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends (4th edition) is now updated with the latest information on what methods and practices work best for family and friends, helping readers take new actions that will encourage the recovery process.