Month: October 2018

The Dangers of Weight Bias

The Dangers of Weight Bias

The effects of weight stigma include poor body image, low self-esteem, binge eating, extreme weight control measures, and psychological problems such as depression and eating disorders. Those who experience bullying as a result of weight bias are likely to experience one or more of these issues.

Columbus Park Latest Patient Outcomes Update

Columbus Park Latest Patient Outcomes Update

Tracking and reviewing Columbus Park patient progress and treatment outcomes is a central aspect of my role as Clinical Director of Columbus Park. It can be an especially gratifying practice since snapshots from our data collection give us a chance to see concretely,...

People Magazine: DBT in the Public Eye

People Magazine: DBT in the Public Eye

Columbus Park In The News Founder, Melissa Gerson, discusses DBT treatment in People Columbus Park's Clinical Director, Melissa Gerson, was quoted this week in an article in People.com: "Selena Gomez Seeking Dialectical Behavior Therapy After Hospitalizations: What to...

National Recovery Month: A Review

National Recovery Month: A Review

National Recovery Month is the perfect time to stand with our colleagues advocating for recovery. Every year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) dedicates September to increasing awareness and understanding of mental and substance...