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In the Media | Promoting ‘Heroin Chic’ Bodies as a Trend Endangers Mental and Physical Health

In the Media | Promoting ‘Heroin Chic’ Bodies as a Trend Endangers Mental and Physical Health

The declaration that ‘heroin chic’ bodies are back in style has reignited discussion of bodies being deemed trends. Dr. Sam DeCaro discusses how these messages can be especially harmful to those struggling with eating disorders.

In the Media | How to Deal With a Partner Who Body Shames You

In the Media | How to Deal With a Partner Who Body Shames You

Body Shaming is defined as any comment that implies that your body needs to be “fixed.” Dr. Sam DeCaro, Psy.D discusses how body shaming can be a form of emotional abuse and the dangers of these comments.

In the Media | How to Avoid Body Shaming During a Day of Feasting on Thanksgiving

In the Media | How to Avoid Body Shaming During a Day of Feasting on Thanksgiving

Dr. Erin Wentroble, PsyD, Site Director of the Renfrew Center of Pittsburgh, provides insight on surviving the holidays and  advises how to avoid triggering conversations based around food.

In the Media | For the Last Time: Body Types Are Not Trends

In the Media | For the Last Time: Body Types Are Not Trends

Dr. Sam DeCaro, PsyD, discusses the dangers of treating bodies as commodities and how to reject the concept of trending body types.

In the Media | M.A.S.K Family Matters Radio Show

In the Media | M.A.S.K Family Matters Radio Show

Sarah Bateman, LCSW, discusses the unique challenges of the Jewish Community during the holiday season.

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