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BALANCING ACT: Considering a Medical Leave for Treatment

BALANCING ACT: Considering a Medical Leave for Treatment

Making the decision to take a medical leave from school to seek eating disorder treatment can be challenging and overwhelming, but also life-altering and life-saving.

In the Media | Dr. Melanie Smith of The Renfrew Center: “Be Present. As present as you can”

In the Media | Dr. Melanie Smith of The Renfrew Center: “Be Present. As present as you can”

In this interview series, successful Doctors, Dentists, Psychotherapists, Counselors, and other medical and wellness professionals share lessons and stories from their experience about the best practices in Telehealth.

In the Media | Pregnancy: The Eating Disorder Trigger that No One Talks About

In the Media | Pregnancy: The Eating Disorder Trigger that No One Talks About

Dr. Samantha DeCaro, PsyD, the Assistant Clinical Director at The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia recently appeared on the Dark Side of the Full Moon podcast.

Write Your Own Permission Slip

Write Your Own Permission Slip

Giving yourself permission to let go of the “should” and listen and respond to “wants” is an integral part of the eating disorder recovery journey.

Feeling Worthy After Treatment

Feeling Worthy After Treatment

While I’ve been facing daily challenges from my ED, my recovery voice has been unshakeable in my head, saying, “YOU MATTER!” even when I’m not willing to hear it.

In the Media | Therapy for Black Girls Podcast: Some Thoughts On Body Image

In the Media | Therapy for Black Girls Podcast: Some Thoughts On Body Image

Renfrew’s Paula Edwards-Gayfield, MA, LPCS, LPC, NCC, CEDS-S, discusses body perceptions, nutrition and shares her favorite resources.

The Renfrew Unified Treatment for Eating Disorders and Comorbidity

The Renfrew Unified Treatment for Eating Disorders and Comorbidity

This treatment guide provides a flexible approach to addressing typical co-occurring emotional and behavioral problems

The 14 Best Resources for Individuals Struggling with an Eating Disorder

The 14 Best Resources for Individuals Struggling with an Eating Disorder

The first step in facing an eating disorder is being brave enough to learn more. Visit our favorite body positivity, self-esteem, and eating disorder research websites.

Negative Body Image (and what to do about it)

Negative Body Image (and what to do about it)

For most adolescent and adult women in today’s America, achieving the perfect body has become the dominant measure of self-worth. Learn how to shift a negative body image to a positive one.

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