The statistics for eating disorders in the LGBTQ community are unsettling. That’s where places like Walden Behavioral Care come in. With facilities in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Georgia, they have specific treatment programs for the LGBTQ community with eating disorders.
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Trinity College’s Science for the Greater Good series, now in its fifth year, recently welcomed its latest alumnus speaker, Stuart Koman ’76, the founding president and CEO of Waltham, Massachusetts-based Walden Behavioral Care, Inc.
Eating disorders are centered around negative body images. But artistic images, generated by those who suffer from eating disorders, can have a healing power. That was the message delivered Friday night at Albertus Magnus College, which hosted a program and art exhibition on “The Images of Eating Disorders.”
A second residential treatment center for eating disorders is set to open in Dunwoody in early November; this time in the Dunwoody North area.
Do you head out for a run or go to the gym maybe two or three times a day? Do you restrict your calories? Do you avoid social situations because you don’t want people to know what your eating habits are? Do you feel isolated because the only thing you make time for in your social calendar is exercise?
Laura Roias, LICSW, CEDS, from Walden Behavioral Care, confirms raising sons with positive body images it isn’t a simple task. She suggests these ways to boost body positivity among boys
Netflix’s new film To the Bone tells two stories. The first one, about the central character’s near-fatal struggle with anorexia, is what the filmmaker intended to share with her audience. ‘To the Bone’ lacks the courage to tackle anorexia in a meaningful way. The second story is about the missed opportunities, omissions, and tropes that remind a skeptical viewer just how much Hollywood needs to rethink the way it portrays eating disorders in film and television.
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.
According to Dr. Stuart Koman of the Walden Center in Waltham, “Comments about people’s bodies can often be felt as bullying.”
A new garden was dedicated at Walden Eating Disorders Center at Rockville General Hospital, in memory of Lisa Marie Calabrese of West Springfield.
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.
Walking out of the Garden Cinema, Fiona LaRosa-Waters thought to herself: How can I bring this back to my work? The community relations specialist for Walden Behavioral Care, a center in Amherst that treats eating disorders, came back to her office and let her colleagues know what she had learned at the movie theater Wednesday morning
Beyond these glaring flaws, the most dangerous aspect of the 5:2 Diet is its encouragement of disordered eating.
“How do you stay so confident?” It’s a question most body-positive activists are asked — and it is a fair one. After all, the movement is bombarded by photos of folks who flaunt their rolls and cellulite without the slightest bit of perceived struggle.
Compulsive exercise can be tricky to sniff out, given that few people consider exercise a bad thing. In fitness facilities, where more exercise is often assumed to be better, few people are even attuned to the fact that too much physical activity may be dangerous. As a result, they may interpret hallmarks of excessive exercise as signs of prowess or achievement – something to emulate, rather than worry about.
Braintree Patch March 2017 Walden Behavioral Care, LLC, which provides a full system of specialized care for individuals and families impacted by all types of eating disorders, announced Kimberly Wick, LMHC as the new program director for its Braintree clinic, 150 Grossman Drive, Suite 404. Wick will oversee the clinic’s various levels of treatment programming, […]
It affects the lives of 30 million Americans, encompassing all age groups, genders, races and socio-economic groups. Yet eating disorders – anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating and other specified feeding and eating disorder behaviors – are among the least discussed forms of mental illness.
New England Psychologist’s Catherine Robertson Souter spoke with Renee Nelson, Psy.D, clinical director of child and adolescent services at Walden Behavioral Care, which provides eating disorder treatment at sites through Massachusetts and Connecticut, about the diagnosis and the increase in children she has seen dealing with ARFID.
February 26 through March 4 marks National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, a national movement shining the spotlight on eating disorders and placing life-saving resources into the hands of those in need.
Walden Behavioral Care, LLC, has acquired the Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders (ACE) of Dunwoody, Georgia, expanding its portfolio outside of the New England area.
Walden Behavioral Care, LLC of Waltham, Mass., recently announced it has acquired the Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders (ACE) located at 4536 Barclay Drive in Dunwoody
Walden Behavioral Care, a Waltham-based company that provides eating disorder treatment and care, is now expanding into Georgia with the acquisition of the Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders (ACE).
Walden Behavioral Care, an eating disorder treatment provider with operations in Central Massachusetts, has acquired an Atlanta company specializing in the same area of medicine, expanding Walden’s footprint beyond New England.
Waltham’s Walden Behavioral Care, which provides specialized care for individuals and families impacted by all types of eating disorders, announced the acquisition of the Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders of Dunwoody, Georgia.
“We try to involve families as much as possible in the treatment process,” according to program director Laura Roias. “That’s one of the reasons for Walden locating in the local community with offices like Milford.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette January 2017 Stuart Koman first founded Walden Behavioral Care in 2003, after the Waltham Hospital closed. He felt that the hospital’s mental and behavioral programs were important and needed to be saved. The program has an education and research center and two main units – a general acute psychiatric program with […]
At age 12, after Brendan started showing signs of malnourishment, the family took him to Walden Behavioral Care, an eating disorder treatment center in Waltham, Mass., where he was given a diagnosis of avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, or ARFID.
Walden Behavioral Care has opened its newest eating disorders treatment clinic in Milford, Massachusetts.
Walden Behavioral Care, New England’s leading provider of treatment for eating disorders, has opened its newest clinic in Milford, Mass. The 1,000-square-foot facility provides intensive outpatient treatment for children, adolescents, adults and families facing anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and other specific feeding or eating disorders (OSFED).