Video: Practices of anorexia (Borden & Maisel, 2004)

Length: 11 minutes

Ali Borden's clear insider/outsider perspective offers an invaluable up close interrogation of anorexia that turns the critical 'gaze' towards the dominant operations and language used to imprison and torture the body.

Reading: Analysis of Anti-anorexia session transcript (Epston, 2004)

The following conversation is transcribed from a video-taped session with David, Rhiannon, Darren and Glen. This is an example of an Anti-Anorexic approach to therapy, which includes the client’s family and friends, and draws on the experiences other women dealing with Anorexia have already shared.