While the title of this blog may seem dramatic to some, it is not. We work with parents of teens with Eating Disorders. We are amazed at the dedication, commitment, and humility it takes for a parent to walk in [...]
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Art Therapy and the Hot Air Balloon Metaphor for Overcoming Negative Thoughts and finding meaning in lifemanager 2017-11-03T12:50:04+00:00
Several years ago, I lost my 17-year old son in a car accident. After the passing of someone you dearly love, you often start to look at life in a new way. I questioned my own life and questioned if [...]
Holly recorded this video at the ieadp Foundation in March 2016. It contains helpful information about role-playing and how to facilitate healthy communication.
I recently watched the Netflix movie that has created a lot of “buzz” with many of us working to help people with an eating disorder. The movie did a good job portraying the condition of anorexia nervosa in a way [...]
Parents are getting ready for their children’s re-entry to school. Back-to- School sales abound. Primary Care Physician and Pediatrician Offices are full of young folks getting their annual physicals and immunizations. While you’re checking in with patients’ weight, height and [...]
1. Anxiety: Yoga has been known to help reduce anxiety and calm the central nervous system. Practicing yoga teaches one to control their breath which in turn calms the mind. When the mind is calm and focused on a single [...]
Working in the trenches has taught us all this: work life happiness directly affects patient care in a proportional way. Great teamwork in Eating Disorders recovery, or any recovery for that matter, allows this to happen. The inspiration for this [...]
It looks like my eating disorder took the role of my best and only friend. It’s been there for me through thick and thin. It’s always there. Whenever I am lonely, it’s there to keep me company. Whether I am [...]
When binge eating clients first come to visit our nutrition team, they are often confused by our first recommendation, which is that we want them eating more often. While this idea might seem counterintuitive, it is rooted in some pretty [...]
Every few years or so it seems like another major nutrient is completely blamed for destroying our health. In the 90’s, fat became synonymous with heart disease and every manufacturer started rolling out the fat-free options, usually substituting added sugars [...]