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Anorexia Nervosa: “Just Eat”

Anorexia Nervosa: “Just Eat”

It may be difficult for many to understand how and why people with anorexia nervosa starve themselves.  A natural response to someone who is malnourished and underweight might be “just eat more!” But eating for someone with anorexia is far more difficult and...

Spotting ED in Your Teen

Spotting ED in Your Teen

Eating Disorders in Teens: How Can Parents Catch Them?   Eating disorders are serious, life-threatening conditions that can become chronic and cause lasting health problems if left untreated.  In spite of the critical nature of eating disorders, they often go...

What Is CBT-E?

What Is CBT-E?

There’s been a great deal of research over the last twenty years as those in the medical community seek to isolate the most effective methods for treating eating disorders.  Consistently, the research comes back to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – and specifically the...

Debunking the 5 Most Common Myths About Maudsley Treatment

Debunking the 5 Most Common Myths About Maudsley Treatment

Research demonstrates that Family Based Treatment (FBT) - also called “Maudsley Treatment” - is more effective for treating Anorexia Nervosa (AN) than any other intervention for patients under 18 years old. FBT is an intensive outpatient treatment focused on...

Mindfulness vs Distraction While Eating

Mindfulness vs Distraction While Eating

Eating disorder sufferers experience distress before mealtime, during mealtime, after mealtime... In other words, when in the throes of an ED there is little reprieve from food-related fear, anxiety, and preoccupation. With treatment there can be relief from these...

Columbus Park Outcomes Update

Columbus Park Outcomes Update

The most important question consumers should ask when seeking treatment for eating disorders is: “What are your results and how do you measure them?” Consider for a moment, treatments for cancer…  If you were to interview an oncologist about his/her recommended...

Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community: Pride Month & ED Awareness

Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community: Pride Month & ED Awareness

So often, the stigmas surrounding eating disorders are attributed to cisgender, white, female populations when in reality, eating disorders are not bound to race, gender or age. Considering that one study identified that  “trans individuals have nearly 5 times the...