Eating Disorder Treatment

Father’s Day is usually a holiday of celebration and joy for most people, but it can be a day of sadness and grief for others.  While most are celebrating and spending time with families, you or someone you know could possibly be filled with emptiness, pain, or even anger. Reasons for Sadness or Grief on… read more

“The fewer calories you consume, the more weight you will lose.” Sound familiar? Most of us have probably heard this phrase many times and wondered where the truth lies. Eating disorders often use this false premise to lure innocent victims into a vicious pattern of restrictive eating. While it may be true that initially decreasing… read more

The relationship between human and horse is unlike any other relationship. There is something special about a horse that brings about a sense of peace when nothing else can. This seems to be true even for those who think that they are afraid of horses and especially for those individuals who are struggling with an… read more

It is my belief that God gave us an incredibly special gift when He created the horse.  I’ve had the privilege and pleasure of having equine friends since I was a young child and remain just as intrigued with them today as when I was four years old. Although horses are majestic and powerful animals… read more

If you followed the first summer nutrition tip earlier this week and spent some time in the sun, you probably also took advantage of this week’s tip without even realizing it. Spending time outside in the summer heat can quickly leave you searching for that perfect way to quench your thirst and cool your body… read more

Did you know that 10 million men will suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their lives?  The issue of men and eating disorders has often been called the “silent epidemic” because men are usually less likely to ask for help.  Traditionally men are seen as strong emotionally and not needing… read more

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