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March 25, 2013 marked a milestone for eating disorder awareness and education. Governor Bob McDonnell of Virginia signed a bill into law that will provide parental education and voluntary school screenings for eating disorders throughout the state of Virginia.  The law will go into effect July 2013, making it possible for schools to begin educating… read more

There is always an excitement about attending conferences that are geared to your profession.  Anticipating hearing new or cutting edge findings or treatment innovations is an incentive for attending. This year the ICED 2013 was held in the wonderful city of Montreal in Canada.  Rather than the typically rather chilly weather expected there this time… read more

It’s Not About Food, Part II by Ashley Boyer As seen in Brio Magazine in August 2007. Last month you heard from Melissa,* who received help with her battle against Anorexia at Canopy Cove Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Tallahassee, Florida. Melissa told how an eating disorder isn’t about food but about issues of approval,… read more

It’s Not About Food by Ashley Boyer As seen in Brio Magazine in July 2007. Fallen Angel. Ghost. The Grinch. Lucifer. Ursula. These are the names girls have given their eating disorders. It’s all part of the healing process that goes on at Canopy Cove, an eating disorder treatment center in Tallahassee, Florida. Last December,… read more

Emotional Rescue Breaking Through the Boundaries and Barriers Located among the majestic oaks and canopied roads of Northern Florida lies a treatment facility for woman unlike any other.Its natural beauty and pastoral peace work to combat one of modern society’s most formidable disorders.Its success, in part, rests on the shoulders of the horse, which gifts… read more

Does this make me look fat? by Lynda Brogdon, Ph.D. From The Tallahassee Woman Magazine October/November 2008 How many times have you heard this question asked, or, how many times have you asked this question yourself?If the answer is “a lot” then you are not in the minority. The focus on thinness and flawlessness has… read more

22by Lynda Brogdon, Ph.D. From The Connection Tallahassee Memorial Eating disorders negatively affect the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans. Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Compulsive Overeating are becoming increasingly prevalent in our society. These unhealthy patterns of eating behaviors each have specific characteristics: Anorexia Nervosa: Intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat,… read more

Taken from Women and Horses, January / February 2006 Winter brings about a number of changes for many of us horse lovers. Blanketing, more stall time for horses who often run freely, buying hay instead of rotating off and on pasture, changing to a winter feed, less daylight riding time, frozen water pipes or iced… read more

by Lynda A. Brogdon, Ph.D., C.E.D.S., C.E.A.T. Dreams become realities when we remember to follow them. As a child, maybe it was simply the chance to see a horse that was enough to settle your urgent yearning to have one of your own. Or maybe riding a horse at a nearby stable was as far… read more