May 7, 2019

How to help your child eat: Tips for mealtimes.

November 6, 2018

For those who work with me, you've noticed more inclusion of Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) strategies in our recent sessions. Family Based Treatment (FBT) is such a powerful intervention, but I've often struggled with trying to figure out how to better support...

March 12, 2018

If you have ever loved a child who has struggled with an eating disorder, then you know that this illness evokes a lot of difficult emotions for both the caregiver and the sufferer. Nourishing our children is supposed to be something that comes easy and naturally, but...

February 18, 2018

It was the late 90's and I was sitting in one of my first graduate classes, Introduction to Psychopathology. We were learning about the various mental health conditions outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Aside from reviewing sy...

February 6, 2018

     As a parent, we’ve all said at some point “try it, you’ll like it!”. Or, the tried and true “you used to like it, so why won’t you eat it now?”. I’ve personally been known to pull out my phone and dig through baby pictures so I can prove to my children that they “...

February 2, 2018

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is February 26th-March 4th. For the month of February, I will be posting weekly on the different types of eating disorders and where to get help. To start, let's take a look at Binge Eating Disorder....

When people think about ea...

December 29, 2017

In the coming days, the chatter about resolutions for the New Year become fervent. Talk of weight loss, exercising more and getting healthy will consume social media posts, advertising and talk amongst friends, family and coworkers. Marketing about 30 day cleanses, pil...

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