Writing & Other Publications

Essays by Dr. Rabinor

A Meditation on Live, Love and Being a Therapist

Listening to Your Inner Voice

Honoring our Hungers

Sacred Nourishment

Helping our Daughters

Imagery as a Transformational Process

On Turning 80

Making Our Lives A Blessing

The Healing Power of Ben’s Bagel Store

The Gong

September 11th

The Seven C’s in Choosing a Therapist

Your Knots are in my Soul

Reclaiming the Body: Anorexia and Bulimia in the Jewish Community

Articles and Papers by Dr. Rabinor

Experiential Approaches to Body Image Change. With M. Bilch.   In T. Cash and L. Smolack (Eds.). Handbook of Body Image Change Second Edition. New York: Guilford Press, 2011.

Your Knots are in my Soul. In   Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Fall 2010.

The Therapist’s Appearance and Recovery: Perspectives on Treatment, Supervision and Ethical Implications. In  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention 18.2. New York. Rutledge Press, 2010.

Reclaiming the Body: Anorexia and Bulimia in the Jewish Community.   In Eating Disorders Review. California: Gurze Books, 2010.

Seven C’s in Choosing a Therapist. In  Eating Disorders: Recovery Today Newsletter. California: Gurze Books, 2009.

Self Disclosure as a Turning Point in Psychotherapy. In A. Bloomgarden and  J. Mennuti (Eds.). Psychotherapy Revealed.  New York: Routledge Press, 2009.

Treating Eating Disorders: The Healing Power of Guided Imagery. With M. Bilich. In M. Maine, W. Davis, And J. Schur (Eds.). Effective Clinical Practice in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: The Heart of the Matter.  New York: Routledge Press, 2008.

Rituals for Renewal: Healing Anorexia and Bulimia in the Jewish Community.  In L. Newman and E. Doroff (Eds.). Jewish Choices/Jewish Voices: a Jewish Publication Series about Contemporary Ethics, Spirituality, and Identity. Chicago: Jewish Publication Society, 2007.

The Healing Power of Ben’s Bagel’s. In  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Fall 2006.

Lessons I Learned on a Trip to Washington. In  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Spring 2005.

The “Eating Disordered” Patient. In P. Caplan and L. Cosgrove (Eds.). Bias in Psychiatric Diagnosis. New York: Jason Aaronson, 2004.

Experiential Approaches to Body Image Change. With M. Bilch. In T. Cash and T. Pruzinsky (Eds.). Handbook of Body Image Change. New York: Guilford Press, 2003.

Reflections on September 11th. In  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Winter 2003.

Listening to the Inner Voice: The Healing Power of Writing. In  Connections. Pekin, Il., 2002

Recollections of September 11. In  New York State Psychological Association Notebook. November/December, 2002.

The Gong. In J. Loewy and A. Hara (Eds.). Caring for the Caregiver: The Use of Music and Music Therapy in Grief and Trauma. Maryland: The American Music Therapy Association, Inc., 2002.

Since September 11th. The Nassau County Psychologist. Merrick. New York: Fall 2002.

Listening to the Inner Voice: The Healing Power of Writing. In  Connections.  Arizona: International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. 2002.

Slipping Through the Cracks. In  Eating Disorders Council of Long Island Newletter. Spring, 2000.

Collaborating with Parents.In  American Anorexia/Bulimia Newsletter. Summer, 2000.

Imagery as a Transformative Process. In  American Anorexia/Bulimia Newsletter. Winter, 2000.

The Lifeforce. In  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. Brunner Mazel, Inc. Spring, 2000.

Still Becoming a Therapist. In The Renfrew Perspective. The Renfrew Center, Philadelphia, Pa. Fall, 2000.

Sacred Nourishment.In  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 7:319-327, Brunner Mazel, Inc.1999.

A Question of Soul Pain. In  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 7:157-166, Brunner Mazel, Inc. 1999.

Caring for the Caregivers.  In The Renfrew Perspective. The Renfrew Center, Philadelphia, Pa. Spring, 1999.

Reclaiming Clouds of Glory.  In  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 6:329-344, Brunner Mazel, Inc.1998.

Writing: A Ritual of Renewal. In  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention.  6:253-266, Brunner Mazel, Inc. 1998.

Making our Lives a Blessing. In  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 6:169-178.1998. Brunner Mazel, Inc. 1998

Rituals for Renewal. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 6: 77-84, Brunner Mazel, Inc, 1998.

Violence against Women and the Development of Eating Disorders: The OJ Simpson Case Revisited. In  The Nassau County Psychologist Newsletter. New York, 1995.

Overcoming Bodyshame: My Client,Myself. In A Perilous Calling: The Hazards of Psychotherapy Practice. New York, Wiley, 1995.

Confronting the Sexual Abuser.In  Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, Brunner Mazel, Inc., 1993.

Nicole Who?  The OJ Simpson case, Violence against women, and Disordered Eating.  In American Anorexia and Bulimia Newsletter, New York: American Anorexia/Bulimia Association, Inc., 1994.

Welcome to the “I Feel Fat Show.”  In L. Hall (Eds.). Full Lives:  A Woman’s Guide to Freedom from Obsessions with Food and Weight. California: Gurze Books, 1993.

Mothers, Daughters and Eating Disorders: Honoring the Mother-daughter Relationship. In P. Fallon, M. Katzman, and S. Wooley (Eds.). Feminist Perspectives on Eating Disorders.  New York: Guilford Press, 1993.

Healing Body Image. In Perspective. San Francisco, California: Association for Humanistic Psychology, 1992.

The Process of Recovery: The use of Journal writing in Treating the Eating Disordered Patient. In Psychotherapy and Private Practice, Volume 9, No. 1. New York: Haworth Press, 1991.

Mothers, daughters and eating disorders, and forgiveness: A spiritual approach. In American Anorexia / Bulimia Newsletter. New York: American Anorexia / Bulimia Association, Inc. 1991.

The Power of Imagery in Healing Body Image. In Eating Awareness and Self Enhancement Newsletter. Philadelphia: Eating Awareness and Self Awareness, Inc. Volume 2, Issue 1, 1991.

Incest: Psychological, legal and ethical considerations. In International Journal of Medicine and Law, Vol. 8.,1989.

The Bulimic Obsession and the Struggle to Separate. In The Psychotherapy Patient, Volume 3, No. 2. New York: Haworth Press, 1987.

Audio Tapes

‘Learning to Love the Body You Have’
This tape contains a step by step program guiding you to self-acceptance and liberation from obsessing about your body. Guided imagery exercises facilitate your personal journey of discovery and healing. You will learn to understand yourself and heal your relationship with your body.
(1 tape, $15)

Mothers, Daughters and Body Image Disorders: Healing and Transforming the Connection
This tape contains excerpts from workshops and lectures on their relationship between the mother-daughter relationship and a daughter’s relationship to food and her body. Guided imagery offers you the opportunity to understand and heal your relationship with food, your body and your mother.
(1 tape, $15)

Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders
This tape contains the highlights of an all-day (6 hour) professional conference conducted at Adelphi University. It includes lecture material, case presentations and imagery meditations. Highlights include:

  • Guiding Principles and Assumptions of Psychotherapy with Eating Disordered Patients
  • Diagnostic Criteria and Dynamics
  • The Initial Interview; Assessment, Evaluation and Comprehensive Treatment Planning
  • The Symptom Focused Approach
  • Collaboration with Nutritionist, Medical Doctor and Psycho pharmacologist
  • Transforming Body Image
  • Sexual Abuse and Eating Disorders
  • The Psychodynamic Feminist Treatment Approach; Group and Family Therapy
  • Transference and Countertransference.

(4 tape set, $45)

To order, make your check payable to Judith Ruskay Rabinor, Ph.D. and mail your check to:
Judith Ruskay Rabinor, PhD.
36 Biarritz Street
Lido Beach NY, 11561.