Integrating Telehealth into Daily Practice Procedures

Integrating Telehealth into Daily Practice Procedures

Internet-based eating disorder interventions such as audio/visual communication (tele-therapy) and smartphone applications have demonstrated some promising outcomes in recent studies. Early feedback from e-health research has suggested that Internet-based cognitive...
The Importance of Early Change

The Importance of Early Change

The importance of early change in eating disorder treatment cannot be over-emphasized.  When we say “early change” we mean a significant reduction in ED symptoms like restriction, binge-eating and purging – within the first 6-8 weeks of treatment.  Extensive...
Why Dieting Just Doesn’t Work

Why Dieting Just Doesn’t Work

Over hundreds and thousands of years, our ancestors developed adaptations to survive famine.  When faced with a dramatic shift in energy availability (i.e. decrease in food), the body responds with neurobiological, hormonal and metabolic changes.  So what does that...
Wake Up, Weight Watchers: The Dangers of Teen Dieting

Wake Up, Weight Watchers: The Dangers of Teen Dieting

You may have seen the recent Weight Watchers campaign that promotes free teen memberships starting in the summer of 2018. Weight Watchers is deploying a classic marketing technique—a free startup offer in the hopes that once hooked on the product, participants would...