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Best Therapy for Eating Disorders

Seeking therapy for an eating disorder can feel scary and overwhelming if you’re not sure what to expect. You may feel a significant amount of fear and anxiety regarding being vulnerable with a complete stranger and trusting them to help with your...

Talking Back to Your Eating Disorder

Talking Back to Your Eating Disorder

In her book, Life Without Ed, Jenni Schaefer describes a helpful tool in combating many of the intrusive thoughts that arise when one is navigating the struggle of disordered eating and body image concerns.  Jenni, who has struggled with an eating...

Myths and Facts Around Sexual Abuse

Myths and Facts Around Sexual Abuse

As a therapist specializing in the treatment of Trauma and PTSD, I have had many patients recently opening up about their histories since the #MeToo movement began. With cases such as Larry Nasser and Harvey Weinstein being present in the media, there has been a lot...

Eating Disorders & the New Year

Eating Disorders & the New Year

As the New Year approaches, we may experience a range of emotions.  For some, there is excitement as we are provided with the opportunity to have a fresh start.  Often we find ourselves reflecting on the past year, relishing in our accomplishments and positive...

Group Therapy in Eating Disorder Recovery

Group Therapy in Eating Disorder Recovery

Whether you seek eating disorder treatment in a residential, inpatient, or outpatient setting, group therapy can be a very beneficial component of your recovery. Just as individual therapy offers a safe space for emotional processing and guidance within an intimate...

Coping with the Holidays

Coping with the Holidays

Often when people hear the word “holidays”, all sorts of images come to mind. Some people feel warmth and love and excitement at the idea of spending time with their family and loved ones. For some, the holidays are about seeing and catching up with loved ones while...

The Connection Between Trauma and Addiction

The Connection Between Trauma and Addiction

As a psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of trauma and PTSD, I would say over 1/3 of the patients I’ve worked with have presented with some form of substance abuse. Some people come in with full blown addictions while others may report drinking...

Power and Control in Intimate Partner Violence

Power and Control in Intimate Partner Violence

As a therapist specializing in the treatment of trauma and PTSD, I have worked with many survivors of domestic violence (DV) and intimate partner violence (IPV) who come into my office unsure of the abuse that is present. I hear a lot “Well he hasn’t hit...

Eating Disorder Myths

Eating Disorder Myths

Despite the prevalence and serious nature of eating disorders, many individuals hold myths surrounding their diagnosis, occurrence, and treatment.  Such misconceptions can be dangerous for individuals who are in dire need of help but feel that they do not...

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