BED and The Well-Trained Clinician: Are You Helping Without Harming?

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By Marci Evans, MS, CEDRD, cPT The Need for Well-Trained Clinicians Binge eating disorder (BED) may seem new since it was just added to the official list of mental health diagnoses. But the truth is that using food to manage difficult internal experiences and emotions has been around a long time! While it’s official status […]

Facebook LIVE Discussion: Maintaining Recovery During The Holidays

Repost from the Castlewood Eating Disorder Treatment Center Blog. Hosts: Chelsea Martin, RD and Travis Stewart, LPC Protecting your recovery during the holiday season can be difficult. It is important to brush up on relapse prevention skills and be mindful of complicated situations that can occur around food, body image and exercise. In this discussion, we […]

Creating Your New Normal: Staying the Course Toward Recovery as You Navigate the Holiday Season

By Wendy Mathes, MS, PHD, LPCA, NCC, DCC Veritas Collaborative The concept of “creating a new normal” is often discussed in therapy as individuals work towards recovery from an eating disorder. For those who struggle with binge eating, recovery may mean establishing a new relationship with food, finding new ways to communicate with family and […]