Blog

The Evidence Base:  Eating Disorders and DBT

The Evidence Base: Eating Disorders and DBT

There is a growing base of evidence supporting the effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) with certain eating disorder patients. DBT has its roots in treating borderline personality disorder (BPD); in fact, the American Psychological Association lists DBT...

Columbus Park Founder Shares 2016 Eating Disorder Treatment Guidelines

Columbus Park Founder Shares 2016 Eating Disorder Treatment Guidelines

New York City – January 7, 2016 – Columbus Park, Manhattan’s leading outpatient treatment center for adults, adolescents and children with eating disorders, has made public its research-driven 2016 eating disorder treatment guidelines. “It can seem complicated when...

CBT-E For Binge Eating

CBT-E For Binge Eating

CBT-E for Binge Eating   Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT-E) is the first line treatment for binge eating.  You may have heard of CBT—it is a thoroughly researched and proven treatment for many behavioral health conditions.  The form of CBT used for binge...

Columbus Park Lends Support to NEDA Walk

Columbus Park Lends Support to NEDA Walk

Columbus Park, Manhattan’s comprehensive outpatient treatment center for adults, adolescents and children with eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder, has announced that it will be a sponsor and participant in this year’s...

Binge Eating:  Treatment ABCs

Binge Eating: Treatment ABCs

Binge Eating: Treatment ABCs There are well-researched treatments that have proven to be effective with binge eating. In this post, I’ll summarize the current state-of-the-art: A) Research clearly indicates that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the place to start...

Columbus Park Founder to Address Juilliard Dance Students

Columbus Park Founder to Address Juilliard Dance Students

Melissa Gerson, LCSW, founder and Clinical Director of Columbus Park, Manhattan’s comprehensive outpatient treatment center for adults, adolescents and children with eating disorders, has been invited to speak to Julliard dance students as part of a panel on healthy...

Recommended Reading: Books on Eating Disorders – PART 1

Recommended Reading: Books on Eating Disorders – PART 1

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: An Experiential Approach to Behavior Change by Steven C. Hayes, Kirk D. Strosahl, and Kelly G. Wilson New York, NY: Guilford Press, 1999. Binge Eating: Nature, Assessment, and Treatment by Christopher G. Fairburn and G. Terence...

Recommended Reading: Books on Eating Disorders – PART 2

Recommended Reading: Books on Eating Disorders – PART 2

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: An Experiential Approach to Behavior Change by Steven C. Hayes, Kirk D. Strosahl, and Kelly G. Wilson New York, NY: Guilford Press, 1999. Binge Eating: Nature, Assessment, and Treatment by Christopher G. Fairburn and G. Terence...

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders — Therapeutic Tool of Acceptance and Change By Kate Jackson Social Work Today Vol. 13 No. 6 P. 22 DBT has been adapted for treating some clients with eating disorders and focuses on skills that increase mindfulness,...