Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive-behavioral treatment approach created by Marsha Linehan to treat Borderline Personality Disorder. Over time, it has proven to be helpful in treating many other mental illnesses, eating disorders included. DBT “create(s) a controlled environment for individuals to have the opportunity to practice regulating their emotions and managing their behaviors .” […]
Yes, that’s right, we have another fad. Celery juice is a hot topic recently being promoted as a “miracle food” all over social media, grocery stores, and farmer’s markets. Celery is a very hydrating food. If you struggle with consuming enough hydrating liquids, celery could be supportive to serve this need. Celery contains various vitamins […]
Having a practice in California, and more specifically Beverly Hills, where people comment that individuals appear “fake,” I hear clients, non-clients, and people I meet speak about food choices that they make. It seems that the abundance of “fake food” is prevalent here, and everywhere, as there are no shortage of quick-fix powders or supplement […]
I was brought to Washington DC on Tuesday May 7, 2019. I was there for a very important cause: I was lobbying on behalf of the Eating Disorder Coalition (EDC) for EDC Advocacy Team. I was honored to be a representative for the California Team. I was able to be the voice for many that […]
Article written by Vaughn Darst, Nutrition Therapist (www.allgendernutrition.com) For most people, recovering from disordered eating and healing your relationship with food demands that you grapple with a string of questions about your body. How will my body change? How will I feel about my recovered body? Will I be able to accept the body I […]
We all reminisce on the dreaded physical fitness tests of middle and high school gym class.
Do you remember the pressures of trying to compete with your classmates in running, push-ups, or sit-ups?
Many of us look back on those grateful that they aren’t required in the working world.
But, for the brave members of the US military, being able to run and do push-ups is a job requirement.
We have seen these foods for a long time at the market, various restaurants and they are prevalent in many cultures. Carrying a bottle of kombucha has become as common as carrying a bottle of water or a cup of coffee. What is it about these foods that have people intrigued? Does sauerkraut, kimchi, dill […]