21 11, 2016

Maudsley FBT: Getting through difficult meals

By |2019-10-24T20:37:37+00:00November 21st, 2016|teen eating disorder|0 Comments

If you are the parent of a child with an eating disorder, particularly anorexia nervosa, you may have been sent home with instructions to begin feeding your child.  Re-feeding is a core component of the Maudsley Family Based Treatment (FBT).  This can be a daunting task for parents, especially since there is no "one size [...]

18 11, 2016

Is it the baby blues or postpartum depression?

By |2019-10-24T20:38:14+00:00November 18th, 2016|depression, perinatal|0 Comments

Having a new baby can be a very exciting time but it's also really hard. Bringing home a newborn is a really big transition for any family. Most moms experience some form of the baby blues but some moms experience a longer lasting, more severe type of depression known as postpartum depression.  As many as [...]

14 11, 2016

Feeling down? 4 Symptoms of Seasonal Depression

By |2019-10-24T20:38:39+00:00November 14th, 2016|depression|0 Comments

Shorter days and cool weather are coming and for many people that means struggling once again with depression. Seasonal Depression, also known as Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD), refers to a seasonal pattern of mood changes starting in the fall or winter. Signs and symptoms of seasonal depression include: Irritability – you may find yourself feeling [...]

14 11, 2016

4 Ways to Prevent Seasonal Depression

By |2019-10-24T20:39:14+00:00November 14th, 2016|depression|0 Comments

Cooler weather is approaching and for many people that means a battle with seasonal depression or the winter “blues.” For some people, shorter days with less sunlight contribute to feeling depressed or down in the fall and winter. People also tend to spend less time outdoors doing things that they usually enjoy, which can contribute [...]