29 10, 2014

Emotional eating vs. physical hunger

By |2019-10-24T20:59:04+00:00October 29th, 2014|eating disorders, teen eating disorder|0 Comments

How can you tell the difference between physical hunger and emotional eating? If you've ever struggled with emotional eating or binge eating, you may be confused about how to tell the difference between emotional and physical hunger.  Chelsey Roff, of Eat Breathe Thrive, who is in recover from anorexia, explained it so well at a [...]

17 10, 2014

Healing wounds of the past: PTSD recovery

By |2019-10-24T21:00:17+00:00October 17th, 2014|teen trauma, trauma|0 Comments

Post traumatic stress recovery is possible with tools that treat the cause. The most effective treatment includes the body in the healing process. Many survivors, and even some clinicians, believe that post traumatic stress is something you have to learn to live with forever. They believe the best you can [...]

9 10, 2014

Take time for your yearly checkup! It’s National Depression Screening Day!

By |2019-10-24T21:01:21+00:00October 9th, 2014|depression|0 Comments

  Today is National Depression Screening Day! Most of my clients are currently struggling with some degree of depression or have in the past.  I help people overcome depression in therapy by identifying and changing negative thinking patterns that fuel depression.  I also help people find ways to get active again to improve their mood. [...]

8 10, 2014

Self-Care tips from 25 therapists

By |2019-10-24T21:01:59+00:00October 8th, 2014|anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-care|0 Comments

I was recently featured in [popup url="http://bit.ly/1saWOC2" height="400" width="800" scrollbars="yes" alt="popup"]this article on self-care tips[/popup] from 25 therapists in honor of World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10th.  It's so important that we all take good care of ourselves and this article has 50 great ideas. Update - I've recently been [...]

5 10, 2014

Putting your teen on a diet – one dietitian’s letter to parents

By |2019-10-24T21:02:49+00:00October 5th, 2014|eating disorders, teen|0 Comments

Putting a teen on a diet can lead to unhealthy beliefs about food and their body. [popup url="http://www.melaniesilverman.com/" height="400" width="800" scrollbars="yes" alt="popup"]Melanie Silverman[/popup] is a dietitian who was tired of being approached by parents to put their teen on a diet, so she wrote a letter, [popup url="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/melanie-r-silverman-ms-rd-ibclc/i-refuse-to-put-your-teen_b_5911068.html" height="400" width="800" scrollbars="yes" [...]

3 10, 2014

How eating disorder recovery improves relationships

By |2019-10-24T21:03:23+00:00October 3rd, 2014|eating disorders, teen eating disorder|0 Comments

In my last post, 4 Ways Eating Disorder Recovery Can Change Your Life, I talked about the many positive changes that come with recovery.  This video focuses on the impact of eating disorder recovery on relationships. Eating disorders often put a strain on relationships. You isolate yourself and lose touch with friends When you [...]