The Dangers of Weight Bias

The Dangers of Weight Bias

Weight bias is a prevalent form of discrimination in Western society. Despite being as common as stigmatization based on race, the conversation about weight bias often goes unspoken. Knowledge of Health at Every Size (HAES) initiatives and size diversity...
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’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 Know.” The piece provides some basic information about DBT in the...
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...