New perspective on the treatment of anorexia

In the scientific journal of the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPAH), UvA PhD candidate Heleen Wesselius published an article on the treatment of extreme recurrent anorexia with PRI.

The first results, measured over a longer period, seem very positive. The girls and women studied (with an extremely low BMI of 12.5-16.5) all had fewer obsessions about eating after therapy, self-mutilation decreased or stopped, suicide risks decreased and disappeared. Normal life could be resumed for all.

You can read more about this research and the results at: (article in Dutch)

And on (article in Dutch):

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Successfully treating anorexia with PRI

Interview article in which Lenneke van Hastenberg talks about successfully treating anorexia with PRI (article in Dutch):

Tackle fear of silent suffering: start with yourself

Through PRI you discover what is hidden behind stress, fear, anger and other unpleasant feelings that you experience and what you can do about it.

You can read more about it in this article written by PRI therapists Elise Besems and Astrid Engel (article in Dutch). Published in BN De Stem on May 6, 2020.

Published in the GGZ Vaktijdschrijft June 1, 2019

Education permanent, an article about training to become a PRI therapist.

Continuously striving for level in the training to become a PRI therapist is not easy for all students, but is increasingly valued and appreciated by many in our sector!