When Food Is Used for Self-Soothing

by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D.

Most of us can relate to the idea of turning to ice cream when we feel sad/lonely/bored/anxious/hurt/angry……. Eating past fullness can be an effective method to comfort ourselves…Read More

Starving for Perfection: The Art of Letting It Go

by Meredith Biggart MS, RD, LDN

We seek out perfection in so many facets of our lives — school, athletics, work, relationships, our bodies and in so many cases, our eating habits. And why shouldn’t we?… Read More

Some Thoughts on Supporting Your Loved One Through Recovery

by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D.

What does supporting a loved one with an eating disorder look like?  There is no universal answer to this question because there are so many factors – age, nature of the illness, severity of the illness, and willingness of the person to engage…read more

Why Self-Talk Matters When We Goof Up With Food

by Heather Bell, MPH, RD,LDN

We’re well into a New Year of food and fitness resolutions, so I thought it might be a good idea to focus for a moment on how we can best help ourselves when we’re unhappy with our eating choices… read more

Okay, so I Know Why I Should Recover From My Eating Disorder.  But, How Do I?

Here’s 8 Tips For Creating a Solid Recovery Plan

Find a Solid Team – A good foundation for a stable stool is three or four legs. Similarly, an outpatient recovery team is typically made up of a psychotherapist, a nutritionist, a medical doctor (usually your PCP), and a psychopharmacologist, if applicable.  Most practitioners…read more

Top 8 reasons to Recover from Your Eating Disorder

by Pam Minichiello, LMHC

No recovered individual ever said they would like their eating disorder back!  But we know that more often than not, recovery comes with trepidation and ambivalence.  So then, why should you recover? Read More

The Positive Spin

by Jodi R. Galin, Ph.D

Behavior change is not an easy process.  I frequently observe people berating themselves for not reaching their own behavioral goals.  The negative self-talk sounds…read more!

Ten Pathways to Less Worry in 2018

by Pam Minichiello, LMHC

Many people are plagued by nagging worry thoughts. Those suffering from OCD, trauma/PTSD, and eating disorders are especially susceptible to obsessive… read more!

Tips to Empower, Relax and Enjoy Meals in the Campus Dining Hall

by Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDE, CEDRD

Dining halls can serve as gathering meccas on campus.  You can view them as an opportunity to nourish your campus life, both through social connection…read more

Getting Started with Eating on Campus

by Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDE, CEDRD   

College dining halls can serve as a major source of connecting with friends at school.  Dining halls may serve to extend conversations…read more