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Ashley Solomon, Psy.D is a psychologist who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, body image, trauma, and serious mental illness.

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Nourishing Reads

We can all use information and support. Below you’ll find some of my favorite books on the various topics covered on Nourishing the Soul. Purchasing a book via the links below will help to support NTS. For organizations and websites, please visit the Resources page.


Eating Disorders

Healing Your Hungry Heart: Recovering from Your Eating Disorder by Joanna Poppink, MFT

Restoring Our Bodies, Reclaiming Our Lives: Guidance and Reflections on Recovery from Eating Disorders by Aimee Liu

Food: The Good Girl’s Drug: How to Stop Using Food to Control Your Feelings by Sunny Sea Gold

Eating in the Light of the Moon by Anita Johnston, PhD

Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disordersby Aimee Liu

Beating Ana: How to Outsmart Your Eating Disorder and Take Your Life Back by Shannon Cutts

Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too by Jenni Schaefer

Good Eater: The True Story of One Man’s Struggle With Binge Eating Disorder by Ron Saxen Give Food a Chance by Julie O’Toole, MD

Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life by Jenni Schaefer

Lying in Weight: The Hidden Epidemic of Eating Disorders in Adult Women by Trisha Gura, Ph.D

Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder by James Lock, MD, PhD ___________________________________________________________________________

Body Image and Weight

Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everythingby Geneen Roth

The Religion of Thinness: Satisfying the Spiritual Hungers Behind Women’s Obsession with Food and Weight by Michelle Mary Lelwica, TH.D

The Body Image Workbook: An Eight-Step Program for Learning to Like Your Looks by Thomas Cash, PhD

Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Linda Bacon, PhD

Change Your Mind, Change Your Body: Feeling Good About Your Body and Self After 40 by Ann Kearney-Cooke, PhD

Nice Girls Finish Fat: Put Yourself First and Change Your Eating Forever by Karen Koenig, LCSW, MEd

The BDD Workbook: Overcome Body Dysmorphic Disorder and End Body Image Obsessions by James Claiborn, PhD & Cherry Pedrick, RN ___________________________________________________________________________

Relationships & Families

Brave Girl Eating: A Family’s Struggle with Anorexia by Harriet Brown

Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters, and the Pursuit of Thinness by Margo Maine, PhD

Your Dieting Daughter by Carolyn Costin, MA, MEd, MFCC

Good Girls Don’t Get Fat: How Weight Obsession Is Messing Up Our Girls and How We Can Help Them

Thrive Despite It by Robyn Silverman ___________________________________________________________________________

Mindful & Intuitive Eating

Eating Mindfully: How to End Mindless Eating and Enjoy a Balanced Relationship with Foodby Susan Albers, PsyD

Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD

Breaking Free from Emotional Eating by Geneen Roth ___________________________________________________________________________

Mental Health & Living a Joyful Life

Heartbroken Open: A Memoir Through Loss to Self-Discovery by Kristine Carlson

The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness by Amanda Bennett

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown

The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappinessby Mark Williams & Zindel V. Segal

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety by John P. Forsyth, PhD & Georg H. Eifert, PhD

Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert, PhD NTS-Medium