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In the Media | How Does Social Media Affect Our Body Image? Expert Explains.

In the Media | How Does Social Media Affect Our Body Image? Expert Explains.

With the neverending stream of fads on Social Media, maintaining a positive body image can be a daunting task. Bridget Shertzer, MS, LPC, Site Director at The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia-Center City joined PHL17 to talk about avoiding unhealthy trends on social media.

In the Media | Eating Disorder Recovery During Passover

In the Media | Eating Disorder Recovery During Passover

Sarah Bateman, LCSW, discusses the challenges Passover presents to those in eating disorder recovery and how to overcome its possible triggers and challenges.

In the Media | Nonbinary People Have Higher Rates of Eating Disorders, Underscoring Need for Inclusive Treatment Environments

In the Media | Nonbinary People Have Higher Rates of Eating Disorders, Underscoring Need for Inclusive Treatment Environments

Research shows that eating disorders are more common among LGTQIA+ individuals, however, treatment options are still limited. Kristin Szostak, MA, LPC sits down with Philly Voice to discuss the importance of inclusive treatment and what Renfrew is doing to change this narrative. Renfrew alum, Rei,
also shares their recovery journey at The Renfrew Center.

In the Media | Eating Disorders: Is Your Institution Doing Enough to Help Prevent Them?

In the Media | Eating Disorders: Is Your Institution Doing Enough to Help Prevent Them?

Eating disorders effect approximately 10-20% of women and 4-10% of men in college. Are there enough resources for students on campus? The Renfrew Center’s, Erin Birely, LCPC, discusses.

In the Media | Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2024: Things to Know and Keep in Mind

In the Media | Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2024: Things to Know and Keep in Mind

The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia Center City’s Bridget Shertzer, MS, LPC sits down with La Salle University to discuss the importance of Eating Disorders Awareness Week on college campuses, and Renfrew’s resources to support college students who find themselves struggling with an eating disorder.

In the Media | NEDA Week 2024: Interview with Lacey Vogel, LMHC of The Renfrew Center

In the Media | NEDA Week 2024: Interview with Lacey Vogel, LMHC of The Renfrew Center

The Renfrew Center’s Lacey Vogel, LMHC, sits down with St. John Fisher University to discuss eating disorder risk factors college students face and resources for support for those that find themselves struggling.

In the Media | Bringing Awareness to Eating Disorders and Helping People Empower Selves to Recover

In the Media | Bringing Awareness to Eating Disorders and Helping People Empower Selves to Recover

Eating Disorders Awareness Week is an international initiative to bring awareness and support to those struggling. The Renfrew Center of Radnor’s Site Director, Jessica Taylor, MA, LPC, shares ‘In My Empowerment Era’ and what Renfrew is doing to support individuals in every stage of recovery.

In the Media | Why this Mom is Asking People to Not Talk about Diet when buying Girl Scout Cookies

In the Media | Why this Mom is Asking People to Not Talk about Diet when buying Girl Scout Cookies

One mom took to Instagram to ask people not to share their diet with the girl scouts when explaining why they will not buy cookies this year. Dr. Sam DeCaro joins the conversation explaining the vulnerability of this age group and the importance of forming a positive relationship with food early on.

In the Media | The “legging legs” trend is blocked from TikTok. Experts explain what it is and why it’s “problematic.”

In the Media | The “legging legs” trend is blocked from TikTok. Experts explain what it is and why it’s “problematic.”

TikTok users can’t search the attention-garnering term “legging legs” on the app. Here’s what The Renfrew Center’s, Sam DeCaro, has to say about the dangers of body trends.

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