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Multi-Family Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa (MFT-AN)

Presenter: Prof Ivan Eisler, Joint Head of MCCAED

Ivan talks about Multi-Family Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa (MFT-AN), a treatment that was developed by MCCAED and is recommended by NICE Guidance (2017).

Multi-Family Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa (MFT-BN)

Presenter: Dr Julian Baudinet, Clinical Psychologist

Julian describes a group program developed at MCCAED for young people with bulimia nervosa and their families.

Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT)

Presenter: Esther Blessitt, Family Therapist

Esther describes Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT) as well as when and why it is offered at MCCAED

Family Therapy for Eating Disorders (FT-AN/BN)

Presenter: Prof Ivan Eisler, Joint Head of MCCAED

Ivan discusses why families are so important in a young persons recovery from an eating disorder and what family therapy for eating disorders involves.

MCCAED Publications

External Publications

Books

Family Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa
Dare, C., & Eisler, I. (1997). Family Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa. In D. M. Garner & P. E. Garfinkel (Eds.), Handbook of Treatment for Eating Disorders (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.
Combining Individual and Family Therapy in the Treatment of Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
Eisler, I. (1995). Combining Individual and Family Therapy in the Treatment of Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa. In J. Werne (Ed.), Treating Eating Disorders. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Family Models of Eating Disorders
Eisler, I. (1995). Family models of eating disorders. In G. I. Szmukler, C. Dare & J. Treasure (Eds.), Handbook of Eating Disorders: Theory, Treatment and Research (pp. 155-176). London: Wiley.
Maudsley Family Therapy Models and Manuals: The Past, Present & Future of Single- and Multi-Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating Disorders
Baudinet J., Simic M., & Eisler I. (2021) Maudsley Family Therapy Models and Manuals: The Past, Present & Future of Single- and Multi-Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating Disorders. In M. Mariotti, G. Saba & P. Stratton (Eds.) Handbook of Systemic Approaches to Psychotherapy Manuals: Integrating Research, Practice and Training. Springer.
Multifamily Interventions with Adolescent Eating Disorders
Voulgari, S., & Eisler, I. (2016). Multifamily Interventions with Adolescent Eating Disorders. In T. Wade (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Feeding and Eating Disorders (pp. 1-5). Singapore: Springer.
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Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating Disorders
Eisler, I., Le Grange, D., & Lock, J. (2015). Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating Disorders. In T. Sexton & J. Lebow (Eds.), Handbook of Family Therapy: The Science and Practice of Working with Families and Couples (4th ed.). Routledge.
Family Interventions
Eisler, I., & Lask, J. (2015). Family Interventions. In A. Thapar, D. S. Pine, J. F. Leckman, S. Scott, M. J. Snowling & E. Taylor (Eds.), Rutter's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (6th ed.). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
What’s New is Old and What’s Old is New: The Origins and Evolution of Family Therapy for Eating Disorders
Eisler, I., Wallis, A., & Dodge, E. (2015). What's New is Old and What's Old is New: The Origins and Evolution of Family Therapy for Eating Disorders. In K. L. Loeb, D. Le Grange & J. Lock (Eds.), Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating and Weight Disorders. New York: Guilford Press.
Multi Family Therapy
Simic, M., & Eisler, I. (2015). Multi Family Therapy. In K. L. Loeb, D. Le Grange & J. Lock (Eds.), Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating and Weight Disorders: New Applications. New York: Guilford Press.
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Family-Based Treatments for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
Eisler, I., Lock, J., & Le Grange, D. (2010). Family-Based Treatments for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa. In C. Grilo & J. Mitchell (Eds.), The Treatment of Eating Disorders: A Clinical Handbook. Guilford Press, New York.
Anorexia Nervosa and the Family
Eisler, I. (2009). Anorexia Nervosa and the Family. In J. H. Bray & M. Stanton (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
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Family Interviewing and Family Therapy
Eisler, I., & Lask, J. (2008). Family Interviewing and Family Therapy. In M. Rutter, D. Bishop, D. Pine, S. Scott, J. Stevenson, E. Taylor & A. Thapar (Eds.), Rutter's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (5th ed.). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
Intensive Multiple Family Day Treatment: Clinical and Training Perspectives
Fairbairn, P., & Eisler, I. (2007). Intensive Multiple Family Day Treatment: Clinical and Training Perspectives. In S. Cook-Darzens (Ed.), Therapies Multifamiliales Des Groupes Comme Agents Therapeutiques.
Family Therapy and Its Evidence Base
Eisler, I., & Lask, J. (2007). Family Therapy and Its Evidence Base. In B. Yule & O. Udwin (Eds.), Evidence-Based Psychotherapies in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Practice. Occasional Paper No.27. Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Oxford: Blackwells.
Family Interviewing: Issues of Theory and Practice
Eisler, I. (2002). Family Interviewing: Issues of Theory and Practice. In M. Rutter & E. Taylor (Eds.), Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Modern Approaches (4th ed., pp. 128-140). Oxford: Blackwells.
Family Interventions
Eisler, I., Le Grange, D., & Asen, K. (2003). Family Interventions. In J. Treasure, U. Schmidt & E. van Furth (Eds.), Handbook of Eating Disorders: Theory, Treatment and Research (2nd ed.). London: Wiley.
Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Depressed Adolescents
Diamond, G. S., Diamond, G. M., & Levy, S. A. (2013). Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Depressed Adolescents. Washington: American Psychological Association.
Maudsley Family Therapy for Eating Disorders
Simic, M., & Eisler, I. (2018). Maudsley Family Therapy for Eating Disorders. In J. L. Lebow, A. I. Chambers & D. C. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. Switzerland: Spinger.
When Family Therapy isn’t Enough: New Treatment Directions for Highly Anxious and Dysregulated Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa
Simic, M., Anderson, L. K., Berner, L., Peck, S. K., Hunt, K., Kaye, W. & Eisler, I. (2016). When Family Therapy Isn't Enough: New Treatment Directions for Highly Anxious and Dysregulated Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa. In S. B. Murray, L. K. Anderson & L. Cohn (Eds), Innovations in Family Therapy for Eating Disorders: Novel Treatment Developments, Patient Insights, and the Role of Carers
The Family Context: Cause, Effect or Resource?
Konstantellou, A., Campbell, M., & Eisler, I. (2011). The Family Context: Cause, Effect or Resource? In J. Alexander & J. Treasure (Eds.), A Collaborative Approach to Eating Disorders (pp. 6-18). London: Routledge.
Multifamily Therapy for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
Fairbairn, P., Simic, M. & Eisler, I. (2011). Multifamily Therapy for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa. In D. Le Grange & J. Lock (Eds.), Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents: A Clinical Handbook. New York: Guilford Press.
Family and Multifamily Therapy
Simic, M., & Eisler, I. (2012). Family and Multifamily Therapy. In J. E. Fox & K. Goss (Eds.), Eating and Its Disorders. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Beneath the Surface of Expressed Emotion (EE): The Clinical Relevance of Possible Mechanisms Underlying EE in Eating Disorders
Simic, M., Jewell, T., & Eisler, I. (2020). Beneath the Surface of Expressed Emotion (EE): The Clinical Relevance of Possible Mechanisms Underlying EE in Eating Disorders. In R. D. Rienecke & D. Le Grange (Eds.) Eating Disorders and Expressed Emotion: Integrating Treatment, Intervention and a Positive Family Environment (pp. 33-57). New York: Routledge.
Rodinná Terapie Poruch Příjmu Potravy
Eisler, I. (2004). Rodinná Terapie Poruch Příjmu Potravy. In F. D. Krch (Ed.), Poruchy Příjmu Potravy. Praha, Czech Republic: Grada.
Eating Disorders in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults
Blessitt E., Baudinet, J., & Simic, M. (2020). Eating Disorders in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults. In K. S. Wampler & L. M. McWey (Eds.), The Handbook of Systemic Family Therapy: Volume 2 (1st ed., pp. 397-428). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Treatment Manuals

Multi-Family Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa: A Treatment Manual
Mima Simic, Julian Baudinet, Esther Blessitt, Andrew Wallis, Ivan Eisler

Maudsley Service Manual
Maudsley Service Manual for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders

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