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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....

People Magazine: DBT in the Public Eye

People Magazine: DBT in the Public Eye

Columbus Park's Clinical Director, Melissa Gerson, was quoted this week in an article in People.com: "Selena Gomez Seeking Dialectical Behavior Therapy After Hospitalizations: What to Know." The piece provides some basic information about DBT in the public eye as an...

The Brain’s Response To Food in Bulimia Nervosa

The Brain’s Response To Food in Bulimia Nervosa

A research discovery has been made at University of California San Diego School of Medicine that suggests the disordered eating behaviors observed in an individual with Bulimia Nervosa (BN) may be the result of the brain’s exaggerated response to food rewards....

Eating Disorders During Pregnancy Deemed “Relatively Common”

Eating Disorders During Pregnancy Deemed “Relatively Common”

Eating disorders during pregnancy pose a risk to both mother and baby.  Some experts hypothesize that one in twenty women suffer an eating disorder while pregnant. Unfortunately, eating disorders are infrequently discussed at routine OB appointments, though they have...

Independent Report of Columbus Park Outcomes

Independent Report of Columbus Park Outcomes

Columbus Park recently obtained an independent report, evaluating our clinical outcomes over the course of the last two years.  The Center for Clinical Informatics, a data analytics firm specializing in the measurement of treatment outcomes for behavioral healthcare,...

A Clinician’s Criticism of Netflix’s “To The Bone”

A Clinician’s Criticism of Netflix’s “To The Bone”

There is no doubt that Netflix’s To The Bone featuring lead actor Lily Collins was well intentioned. As both director Marti Noxon and lead actor Lily Collins have suffered from anorexia, it was paramount to them that they use their platforms to share this story in an...

Why Teens Aren’t Seeking Treatment For Eating Disorder

Why Teens Aren’t Seeking Treatment For Eating Disorder

A  recent study revealed that only 20% of teenagers struggling with an eating disorder seek treatment from a medical professional. As eating disorders may be difficult to diagnose and manage in this population, this figure further complicates an already challenging...