January 16, 2017

Research findings that eating disorders are not purely psychological and include the interaction of both genetic (hormonal) and environmental factors.  (click on image to go to link.)

February 26, 2016


EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences.  Repeated studies show that by using EMDR people can experience the benefit...

January 8, 2016

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"In the US, 80% of girls have been on a diet by the time they're 10 years old. In this honest, raw talk, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt uses her personal story to frame an important lesson about how our brains manage our bodies, as sh...

November 24, 2015


As the seasons change, the daylight lessens and the holidays approach, many people experience low moods and increased stress and anxiety.  Often the holidays are particularly difficult due to family concerns, financial strains, loneliness or grief.  Frequently people...

October 25, 2015


The feeding relationship between parents and children can be a challenge!  From the "picky" eater to the "overeater", infancy through adolescence, Ellyn Satter's book is full of excellent advice. What is normal eating? How much should your child eat?  Satter offers al...

September 3, 2015




Yes, adults should color! An excellent article on coloring as a mindfulness tool to lower stress, depression and anxiety and their related health consequences.



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