Melissa Gerson

Maudsley Parents Hear from Experts

Maudsley Parents Hear from Experts

In today’s third blog in our series on Family-Based Treatment, we have decided not to “reinvent the wheel". Instead, we’d like to guide our readers to an incredible resource for families of children or teens with eating disorders: maudsleyparents.org. Below we share...

Family-Based Treatment Myths

Family-Based Treatment Myths

In our series focused on Family-Based Treatment for Children and Adolescents, we started with a comprehensive description of the treatment model, highlighting the stages of treatment, the role of parents, and the approach to feeding. In this blog, we’d like to address...

Health At Every Size: What Science Tells Us

Health At Every Size: What Science Tells Us

A current, research-based health movement, Health at Every Size (HAES), is a breath of fresh air to say the least, challenging faulty assumptions about fat and boldly reshaping our conversation about weight and health. The model which is firmly grounded in decades of science and research, focuses in on how to achieve and maintain health… and doing so regardless of the size of one’s body.

Black Lives Matter: Columbus Park Mission

Black Lives Matter: Columbus Park Mission

We, at Columbus Park, here in the heart of New York City, are both humbled and proud as we join individuals in our community and beyond to take action in an abundance of meaningful ways… whether by protesting, self-educating, donating, self-reflecting or speaking out.