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Binge Eating Disorder: Who Has It and How We Treat It
Kate Craigen, Ph.D., Clinical Director of Binge Eating and Bariatric Support Services, Walden Behavioral Care

  • Thursday, June 22; 11:30am – 1:00pm (2400 Tamarack Ave, Suite 203, South Windsor, CT) (sold out; join the waiting list)

CEs available for Social Workers, LMHCs, LPCs, Psychologists, Nurses and Dietitians!

To register for any of these presentations, or for more information, please email Kristin Brawn.

Recent News

Why aren't teens seeking eating disorder treatment?

Contemporary Pediatrics - June 2017
Eating disorders can be difficult to diagnose and manage, and to make matters more complicated, a recent study reveals that just 20% of teenagers with eating disorders seek treatment from a medical professional. Read More

Walden Behavioral Care Launches Program to Help LGBT Community

WWLP-22News - June 2017
Those who suffer from eating disorders within the LGBT community have a place to find support in Amherst. Walden Behavioral Care launched a program that is the only program of its kind in New England. Read More

New director discusses binge eating, support services

New England Psychologist - June 2017
Kate Craigen, clinical director, binge eating and bariatric support services for Walden Behavioral Care, shares insight into her new role and expanded treatment programming for those struggling with binge eating disorder and related conditions. Read More

Family-Based Treatment: 7 Common Surprises Parents Often Experience

PsychCentral - May 2017
Based on our extensive work with family-based treatment, here are seven surprises parents commonly discover: Read More

Body Shaming: Aly Raisman Accuses TSA Agent Of Making ‘Rude’ Comments

CBS Boston - May 2017
According to Dr. Stuart Koman of the Walden Center in Waltham, “Comments about people’s bodies can often be felt as bullying.” Read More

Walden Behavioral Care Garden Dedicated in Memory of Patient

Vernon Patch - May 2017
A new garden was dedicated at Walden Eating Disorders Center at Rockville General Hospital, in memory of Lisa Marie Calabrese of West Springfield. Read More

Is It Overeating or Binge Eating? 6 Questions to Ask

PsychCentral - May 2017
I often hear the question: “Is overeating the same as binge eating?” It’s common to use these terms interchangeably, however, mental health professionals define them differently. Read More

Salute to Nurses 2017 Letters: Hospitals T-W

Boston Globe - May 2017
The Boston Globe's Salutes to Nurses honors one of Walden's own! Read More

Movers & Shakers for April 16, 2017

MetroWest Daily News - April 2017
In the newly created role, Craigen will oversee the clinical direction of Walden’s dedicated binge eating disorder programming, one of the nation’s most comprehensive treatment programs for adults struggling with binge eating disorder, emotional eating, compulsive overeating, food addiction and related conditions. Read More

People on the Move: Kate Craigen

Boston Business Journal - April 2017
Meet Kate Craigen, Walden's new Binge Eating and Bariatric Support Services! Read More