Meta Analysis of E-therapy Trials

Due to the widespread accessibility of cell phones and electronic devices, the mental health field has embraced the likelihood that treatment options could, and very well should expand over the next decade. As a result of this movement, various e-therapies have been developed that can provide immediate and direct treatment intervention to users via smartphone […]

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Support for Pre-Eating Anxiety via EXRP and Meal Support

Our patients with anorexia consistently report high anxiety with significant and often irrational food-related fear (akin to phobias), avoidance behaviors, eating rituals, and other maladaptive behaviors that can resemble the various manifestations of OCD.  While the connection between anxiety and anorexia was solidified long ago, there has been limited use of established methods for treating […]

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DBT 101: ACCEPTS Skill

We continue to travel through the Distress Tolerance module (one of the four “chapters” or modules of DBT, each presenting a number of strategies in each skills group) of DBT with the introduction of the “ACCEPTS” skill. Like other skills within the Distress Tolerance module, ACCEPTS help us to manage our responses and emotions during […]

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Telehealth Treatment May Bridge The Gap to Cost-Effective Intervention on College Campuses

It has been reported that nine percent of college students today screen positive for ED symptoms (Eisenberg, Nicklett, Roeder, & Kirz, 2011). There are a number of factors that may contribute to this rate (read more about the pressure for perfection by Founder Melissa Gerson here https://columbuspark.com/2017/08/03/pressure-perfection-combating-eating-disorders-college-campuses/) though declines in health, academic performance, social functioning […]

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