29 07, 2014

Yoga for Eating Disorders in Virginia Beach

By |2019-10-23T19:21:02+00:00July 29th, 2014|eating disorders, self-care, teen, teen eating disorder|0 Comments

A new training on yoga for eating disorders is coming to Virginia Beach.  Yoga can be a powerful addition to eating disorder therapy. I’m so excited about this training coming up at Studio Bamboo Institute of Yoga on Yoga for Eating Disorders!  Chelsea Roff at Eat Breath Thrive is working with researchers at UC San Diego to conduct an [...]

25 07, 2014

Acting out at school – the impact of childhood trauma

By |2019-10-23T19:21:02+00:00July 25th, 2014|teen, teen trauma|0 Comments

In most schools, a child who is acting out by kicking the teacher, throwing chairs, or storming out of class would be suspended, expelled or placed in a special education class.  The HEARTS (Healthy Environments and Response to Trauma in Schools) program takes a trauma-sensitive approach to these behaviors and reduced suspensions at one school by [...]

25 07, 2014

5 Minutes of Calm

By |2019-10-23T19:21:02+00:00July 25th, 2014|anxiety, self-care|0 Comments

Try this simple technique when you’re feeling stressed and overwhelmed. It only takes 5 minutes! “I’m so stressed out but I don’t have time to relax.” “I’m too busy to meditate.” “I have no idea how to calm down.” Sound familiar?  Sometimes, when we are overwhelmed and stressed we can’t imagine squeezing in an hour [...]

24 07, 2014

Finding eating disorder treatment for your teen

By |2019-10-24T21:07:39+00:00July 24th, 2014|eating disorders, teen, teen eating disorder|0 Comments

If you have noticed signs of an eating disorder in your teen, such as changes in eating habits or over concern with body image, you might be wondering where to turn.  With the right help, teens can recover from an eating disorder and parents can be one of their greatest sources of support.  When teens [...]