ContentsHandbook of Body Image Change Second Edition
Treating Eating Disorders: The Healing Power of Guided Imagery
Workshops, Seminars and Presentations
Mothers, Daughters, Eating & Body Image Disorders: Understanding and Transforming the
Judith Ruskay Rabinor, Ph.D
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
NY State # 7174
Individual, group and family therapy. Monthly clinical consultation groups for mental health professionals.
American Eating Disorders Center of Long Island
Lido Beach, New York 11561.
Faculty and Supervisor
Center for Study of Anorexia and Bulimia
New York City, New York
The Renfrew Center Foundation
The Therapist’s Voice
Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention
Ph.D., 1979 Fordham University, New York, New York.
M. S., 1975 City College, New York, New York. Clinical School Psychology. Graduated with Honors.
M. A., 1965 Columbia University Teachers College
New York, New York. English major.
B. A., 1964 University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
English major. Graduated with Honors.
Diploma, 1963 Institute for American Universities
Literature major. Graduated with Honors.
Experiential Approaches to Body Image Change. With M. Bilch. In T. Cash and L. Smolack (Eds.).^ . New York: Guilford Press, 2011.
Your Knots are in my Soul. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Fall 2010.
“The Therapist’s Appearance and Recovery: Perspectives on Treatment, Supervision, and Ethical Implications”. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention 18.2. New York. Rutledge Press, 2010.
Reclaiming the Body: Anorexia and Bulimia in the Jewish Community. Eating Disorders Review. California: Gurze Books, 2010
Seven C’s in Choosing a Therapist. Eating Disorders: Recovery Today Newsletter. California: Gurze Books, 2009.
Self Disclosure as a Turning Point in Psychotherapy. In A. Bloomgarden and J. Mennuti (Eds.).Psychotherapy Revealed. New York: Routledge Press, 2009
^ . With M. Bilich. In M. Maine, W. Davis, And J. Schur (Eds.). Effective Clinical Practice in treatment of Eating Disorders: The heart of the Matter. New York: Routledge Press, 2008.
Rituals for Renewal: Healing Anorexia and Bulimia in the Jewish Community. In L. Newman and E. Doroff (Eds.). Jewish Choices/Jewish Voices: a Jewish Publication Series about Contemporary Ethics, Spirituality, and Identity. Chicago: Jewish Publication Society, 2007.
The Healing Power of Ben’s Bagel’s. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Fall 2006.
Lessons I Learned on a Trip to Washington. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Spring 2005.
The “Eating Disordered” Patient. In P. Caplan and L. Cosgrove (Eds.). Bias in Psychiatric Diagnosis. New York: Jason Aaronson, 2004.
Experiential Approaches to Body Image Change. With M. Bilch. In T. Cash and T. Pruzinsky (Eds.).Handbook of Body Image Change. New York: Guilford Press, 2003.
Reflections on September 11th. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Winter 2003.
Listening to the Inner Voice: The Healing Power of Writing. Connections. Pekin, Il., 2002
Recollections of September 11. New York State Psychological Association Notebook. November/December, 2002.
The Gong. In J. Loewy and A. Hara (Eds.). Caring for the Caregiver: The Use of Music and Music Therapy in Grief and Trauma.Maryland: The American Music Therapy Association, Inc., 2002.
Since September 11th. The Nassau County Psychologist. Merrick. New York: Fall 2002.
Listening to the Inner Voice: The Healing Power of Writing. Connections. Arizona: International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. 2002.
Slipping Through the Cracks. Eating Disorders Council of Long Island Newletter. Spring, 2000.
Collaborating with Parents. American Anorexia/Bulimia Newsletter. Summer, 2000.
Imagery as a Transformative Process. American Anorexia/Bulimia Newsletter. Winter, 2000.
The Lifeforce. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Brunner Mazel, Inc. Spring, 2000.
Still Becoming a Therapist. The Renfrew Perspective. The Renfrew Center, Philadelphia, Pa. Fall, 2000.
Sacred Nourishment. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 7:319-327, Brunner Mazel, Inc.1999.
A Question of Soul Pain. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 7:157-166, Brunner Mazel, Inc. 1999.
Caring for the Caregivers. The Renfrew Perspective. The Renfrew Center, Philadelphia, Pa. Spring, 1999.
Reclaiming Clouds of Glory. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 6:329-344, Brunner Mazel, Inc.1998.
Writing: A Ritual of Renewal. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 6:253-266, Brunner Mazel, Inc. 1998.
Making our Lives a Blessing. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 6:169-178.1998. Brunner Mazel, Inc. 1998
Rituals for Renewal. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 6: 77-84, Brunner Mazel, Inc, 1998.
Violence against Women and the Development of Eating Disorders: The OJ Simpson Case Revisited. The Nassau County Psychologist Newsletter. New York, 1995.
Overcoming Bodyshame: My Client,Myself. In A Perilous Calling: The Hazards of Psychotherapy Practice. New York, Wiley, 1995.
Confronting the Sexual Abuser. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, Brunner Mazel, Inc., 1993.
Nicole Who? The OJ Simpson case, Violence against women, and Disordered Eating. In American Anorexia and Bulimia Newsletter, New York: American Anorexia/Bulimia Association, Inc., 1994.
Welcome to the “I Feel Fat Show.” In L. Hall (Eds.). Full Lives: A Woman’s Guide to Freedom from Obsessions with Food and Weight. California: Gurze Books, 1993.
Mothers, Daughters and Eating Disorders: Honoring the Mother-daughter Relationship. In P. Fallon, M. Katzman, and S. Wooley (Eds.).Feminist Perspectives on Eating Disorders. New York: Guilford Press, 1993.
Healing Body Image. Perspective. San Francisco, California: Association for Humanistic Psychology, 1992.
The Process of Recovery: The use of Journal writing in Treating the Eating Disordered Patient. In Psychotherapy and Private Practice, Volume 9, No. 1. New York: Haworth Press, 1991.
Mothers, daughters and eating disorders, and forgiveness: A spiritual approach. In American Anorexia / Bulimia Newsletter. New York: American Anorexia / Bulimia Association, Inc. 1991.
The Power of Imagery in Healing Body Image. In Eating Awareness and Self Enhancement Newsletter. Philadelphia: Eating Awareness and Self Awareness, Inc. Volume 2, Issue 1, 1991.
Incest: Psychological, legal and ethical considerations. International Journal of Medicine and Law, Vol. 8.,1989.
The Bulimic Obsession and the Struggle to Separate. In The Psychotherapy Patient, Volume 3, No. 2. New York: Haworth Press, 1987.
AUDIOTAPES ( produced by Glenn K Audiotapes, Glenn Cove, NY)
Understanding and Healing Eating Disorders: An all-day Workshop. 1998.
Learning to Love the Body You Have. 1998.
Mothers, Daughters & Body and Eating Disorders, Healing & Transforming the Connection. 1995.
Judy has presented to hundreds of audiences. She has been an invited keynote speaker, and has trained psychotherapists in week long seminars at various Cape Cod Institutes, Harvard University Continuing Education & The Esalen Institute, Ca. She has presented at numerous university campuses and psychotherapy training institutes, such as:
Her major presentation topics include:
Treating Troubled Teens: Parents as Partners in the Therapeutic Process.
The Dance of Collaboration: Parents as Partners
It Takes Two To Tango: Parents as Resources
Mothers as Wounded Healers.
Mending and Mining the Mother-Daughter Relationship
Eating Problems and Disorders
Treating Eating Disorders: An Integrative Approach
Healing a Starving Madness: An Epedemic in Our Community
Preventing Eating Disorders: What Parents Can Do
When the Body Speaks: Therapeutic Encounters with Eating Disordered Patients.
Food, Body Image and Judiasm
Experiential Apporaches to Treating Eating Disorders
Body Image Development and the Mother-Daughter Relationship
Love Me Slender
Reconnecting the Eating Disordered Patient With Loved Ones: Replacing Blame with Compassion.
Healing in Psychotherapy
Writing as Healing.
The Healing Power of Guided Imagery.
Rituals for Renewal.
The Healing Power of Discovering Your Story.
Healing Our Selves, Healing Our Patients.
Healing a Starving Madness
Symptoms as the Voice of the Soul
Sacred Nourishment: Integrating Spiritiuality into Psychotherapy
Expanding Therapeutic Boundaries, Taking Risks for Change.
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