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In the Media | Highly Restrictive Diets like Keto and Whole30 are Unnecessary, Experts Say

In the Media | Highly Restrictive Diets like Keto and Whole30 are Unnecessary, Experts Say

The idea that health and wellness is dependent on weight loss is perpetuated by diet culture. The Renfrew Center’s, Erin Birely, LCPC, explains why elimination diets are harmful, especially when they are not medically necessary.

In the Media | Is New Year’s Day Really the Best Time to Make Lasting Resolutions?

In the Media | Is New Year’s Day Really the Best Time to Make Lasting Resolutions?

Diet and weight loss industries flourish in the days of the new year, convincing people everywhere that the best way to revamp their lives is to lose weight. However, these resolutions can be particularly harmful. The Renfrew Center’s, Sam DeCaro, PsyD, shares ways you can reflect on your new year goals and have a healthier relationship with your body in the face of diet culture.

In the Media | How College Independence is Causing Increases in Eating Disorders

In the Media | How College Independence is Causing Increases in Eating Disorders

Although a time of newfound independence and excitement, college can create the perfect storm for an eating disorder. The Renfrew Center’s, Dr. Melanie Smith explains risk factors and resources for students who are struggling.

In the Media | Eating Disorders in Hispanic Communities

In the Media | Eating Disorders in Hispanic Communities

The Renfrew Center’s Corina Gomez, MS joins Todo Tampa Bay to discuss the complexities of eating disorders and their prevalence in Hispanic Communities. This interview is Spanish Speaking.

In the Media | How Can You Navigate Binge Eating Disorder and Relationships?

In the Media | How Can You Navigate Binge Eating Disorder and Relationships?

Binge Eating Disorder (BED) can make relationships complicated., given how important recovery is, but don’t rule out dating. Ashley Moser, LMFT joins the discussion and shares how to maintain BED recovery while dating.

In the Media | Trigger Warnings Are Everywhere, but Do They Actually Help Anyone?

In the Media | Trigger Warnings Are Everywhere, but Do They Actually Help Anyone?

Trigger warnings are all over the internet, warning readers that the content they’re about to encounter mentions topics they may find distressing. However, a new study suggests these warnings can be equally as distressing as the content itself. The Renfrew Center’s, Sam DeCaro, PsyD, joins the discussion.

In the Media | Eating Disorder Clinics are Helping Patients of Color Break Down Barriers

In the Media | Eating Disorder Clinics are Helping Patients of Color Break Down Barriers

People of color are half as likely as white people to be diagnosed or receive treatment for an eating disorder. The Renfrew Center’s Paula Edwards-Gayfield shares what Renfrew is doing to make treatment more accessible and inclusive for BIPOC individuals. Renfrew alum, Aja P. discusses his recovery journey before and after Renfrew.

In the Media | How to Handle Unwanted Comments about your Body at Thanksgiving

In the Media | How to Handle Unwanted Comments about your Body at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can be a challenging holiday for many, but with new weight loss trends, experts believe this year will be especially difficult. Erin Birely, LCPC, offers tips to protect your well-being.

In the Media | AI Generated Images Another Potential Social Media Hazard

In the Media | AI Generated Images Another Potential Social Media Hazard

AI generated images and filters can be a fun new feature. However, these images can also have detrimental effects on our body image. Dr. Sam DeCaro, joins CBS New York discuss it and offers tips on how to have a healthier relationship with social media.

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