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Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023: Eating Disorder Advocacy – Finding Your Voice
Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023: Eating Disorder Advocacy – Finding Your Voice

Renfrew’s Eating Disorder Awareness Week campaign, We’ve Got the Power, is rooted in empowerment. It is a message which tells us we are strong enough to overcome and to live fully. Once we’re able to find our inner strength, many of us feel called to share that light, wanting to help others that are in…

Size Bias and Eating Disorder Recovery: Healing Across the Weight Spectrum

Size Bias and Eating Disorder Recovery: Healing Across the Weight Spectrum

Weight stigma, also known as weight bias, fatphobia, or anti-fat bias, describes the systematic oppression that people in larger bodies experience in occupational, social, and medical systems. This bias is especially harmful among people personally impacted by eating disorders. Thus, awareness of anti-fat bias is essential in providing affirming care in eating disorder treatment spaces….

Voice of Inspiration: A Conversation With Alum Erica Leigh

Voice of Inspiration: A Conversation With Alum Erica Leigh

The journey of recovery can be arduous, humbling, fulfilling, and transformative. Most of all, it is possible! To honor the full recovery journey, this webinar will capture a rich conversation between Renfrew Alumna Erica Leigh and Renfrew Alumni Services Coordinator, Erin Birely, LCPC. Eating disorder recovery is unique to each individual – there is no…

Grieving the Promises of Diet Culture in Recovery

Grieving the Promises of Diet Culture in Recovery

There is a reason that the diet industry amasses billions of dollars every year. It tells us that if we pursue thinness or wellness with enough drive and dedication that things will be easier, better, and brighter. It promises that if we achieve the ideal body, than other challenges won’t be as hard.  It makes sense to…

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023: Empowering Self-Image Art Group
Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023: Empowering Self-Image Art Group

In honor of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, this art therapy workshop will empower participants to reexamine preconceived notions about our struggles, vulnerabilities and self-worth. We will use discussion and art-making to envision what strength and power could look like in each of us and how we can work with and build on the very qualities…

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023: Skills for Scrolling – Social Media Literacy and Eating Disorder Recovery
Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023: Skills for Scrolling – Social Media Literacy and Eating Disorder Recovery

Research studies have established consistent links between social media use and body dissatisfaction, disordered eating, depression, and anxiety. Can we engage with social media in a way that helps rather than hurts us? In honor of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, join us to learn what it means to be social media literate, and get the…

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023: Embodied Empowerment Movement Groups
Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023: Embodied Empowerment Movement Groups

In honor of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, join Sara Earl, MSS, NCC, Dance/Movement Therapist at The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia, in a revitalizing movement group. Learn to nourish yourself with movement rather than punishing yourself with exercise. This mindfulness-based, joy-fueled, 30-minute movement experience will boost energy, soothe nerves and improve mood. Flex, release, sway, twist,…

Making Room at the Table: A Transdiagnostic Approach to Identifying and Treating Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Making Room at the Table: A Transdiagnostic Approach to Identifying and Treating Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Attendees will need access to wi-fi and a device with audio capabilities. About the Training Treatment providers often find that they are craving more knowledge and resources to help individuals suffering with Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). Despite occurring less frequently than other eating disorders, ARFID still causes significant biopsychosocial consequences, and thus requires…

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023: You’ve Got The Power – Powering Through Recovery This Spring Semester
Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023: You’ve Got The Power – Powering Through Recovery This Spring Semester

In honor of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Renfrew’s theme, We’ve Got the Power, acknowledges the effects of societal and collegiate pressures to look, eat, live or act a certain way. Our campaign calls us to wholeheartedly reject these messages, source power in vulnerability, and give ourselves permission to live fully in our bodies. Participants will…

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