The Dilemma of Orthorexia

The Dilemma of Orthorexia

The cover of last week’s edition of New York Magazine featured the “Neurotic Eater’s Grocery List: The ethical, environmental, and health problems of virtually every food in the supermarket.”  The article serves as a guide to help consumers make more informed and...
Medical Complications of Bulimia

Medical Complications of Bulimia

Beneath the Surface: Medical Complications of Bulimia Since most people with bulimia are of normal weight, the illness can be missed – even by medical professionals, family and close friends.  While the damage may not manifest on the surface, however, bulimia...
Common Anorexia FAQs

Common Anorexia FAQs

From the Treatment Room:  Common Questions We Hear From Anorexia Clients Although every client is different, here are five anorexia FAQs we often hear from clients at Columbus Park, together with short responses: 1.  “Why can’t I stop thinking about food?” That’s what...
Urge Surfing: A Distress Tolerance Skill

Urge Surfing: A Distress Tolerance Skill

At Columbus Park, we use Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to teach mindfulness skills that patients can use to better tolerate the thoughts, emotions, and urges they experience.  One of those skills is urge surfing. What is Urge Surfing? Urge surfing is a...