The Importance of Feedback Informed Treatment

The Importance of Feedback Informed Treatment

Columbus Park believes in Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT). We shouldn’t wait weeks into treatment to assess how patients are responding. Instead, progress should be monitored closely right from the start. Furthermore, adjustments to the treatment need to be made...
What You Need to Know About Urge Surfing

What You Need to Know About Urge Surfing

At Columbus Park, we rely on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to teach our patients mindfulness skills, such as urge surfing, that help them better handle their challenging thoughts, emotions, and urges. Let’s take a closer look at urge surfing, a distress tolerance...
Gender-Affirming Care for Eating Disorders

Gender-Affirming Care for Eating Disorders

When 21-year-old author and reality television star Jazz Jennings opened up to the public about her recent diagnosis of binge eating disorder, some fans assumed that her struggles with her weight and eating habits stemmed from her identity and experiences as a...
Moving Beyond Diet Culture

Moving Beyond Diet Culture

Each January brings an onslaught of articles, tips, and social media posts about New Year’s resolutions. And every year, losing weight is among the most popular resolutions. In fact, almost half of the respondents in a national survey named losing weight as a...
2021 Outcomes at Columbus Park

2021 Outcomes at Columbus Park

Critical questions for any eating disorder treatment provider or facility:   “Is your treatment effective?” “Are your clients getting better?” “If so, how can you tell?”   At Columbus Park, we’re proud to report an effect size of 0.93 for the treatments that we’ve...