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ARFID Treatment for Children: Feelings and Body Investigators (FBI)

ARFID Treatment for Children: Feelings and Body Investigators (FBI)

We hope you’ve been enjoying the Columbus Park ARFID (Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder) blog series! This third and final installment of the series will focus on Feelings and Body Investigators (FBI) as an innovative ARFID treatment modality for children ages...

ARFID Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for ARFID (CBT-AR)

ARFID Treatment: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for ARFID (CBT-AR)

In our previous blog, we defined Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and detailed the impact of ARFID on both health and quality of life. In this second blog of our ARFID series, we’ll talk about treatment for ARFID; specifically, Cognitive Behavioral...

ARFID: Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

ARFID: Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

You may recall your early years as your taste palate was developing. Perhaps you subsisted on typical “kid-friendly foods” like pizza, mac and cheese, hot dogs. Or maybe you were even more selective than most – earning the description of “finicky” or “picky.”  ...

2020 Eating Disorder Research Roundup

2020 Eating Disorder Research Roundup

With the end of the year comes reflection on what we’ve learned about eating disorders and mental health in 2020. Predictably, a majority of the new eating disorder-related research published in 2020 focused on the impact of the pandemic including the emotional toll...

Part 3: DBT for Eating Disorders

Part 3: DBT for Eating Disorders

Research indicates that Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) can be a game-changer for many eating disorder sufferers. 

The Portrayal of Princess Diana’s Eating Disorder on ‘The Crown’

The Portrayal of Princess Diana’s Eating Disorder on ‘The Crown’

Netflix's hit series The Crown recently covered Princess Diana's eating disorder. Media Portrayal of Princess Diana's Eating Disorder The world’s fascination with Princess Diana has experienced a recent awakening with the popularity of Netflix’s TV series, The Crown....

Part 2: DBT for Adolescents

Part 2: DBT for Adolescents

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents (DBT-A) is the recommended treatment for teens presenting with serious behavioral concerns.

Part 1: What Is DBT?

Part 1: What Is DBT?

DBT is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy designed to decrease emotional reactivity and increase effective coping.

The Early Impact of COVID-19 on Patients with Eating Disorders

The Early Impact of COVID-19 on Patients with Eating Disorders

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.