Useful skills for caregivers: Distress Tolerance 101

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  • Distress Tolerance skills help sufferers and caregivers alike to be tougher and smarter than the eating disorder itself

This video is excerpted from Dr. Lucene Wisniewski’s presentation at the 2023 F.E.A.S.T. of Knowledge, a day-long virtual conference for parents and other caregivers of loved ones with eating disorders. The annual event is presented by the non-profit organization F.E.A.S.T. (Families Empowered And Supporting Treatment for Eating Disorders), a global community of parents and those who support parents in families affected by eating disorders.


About the Author:

Dr. Lucene Wisniewski is an internationally recognized leader in eating disorder treatment and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, with more than 25 years of clinical and training experience. She may be reached for consultation through the "contact" page on this website.