Walden Behavioral Care recently opened its largest clinic, a 7,500-square-foot facility at 69 Hickory Drive in Waltham that offers intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization services for adolescents and adults with eating disorders.
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The cycle of binge eating disorder (BED) can be exhausting. You can go days or even weeks without an episode of binging. Then, out of nowhere, you’re back in the cycle of eating to excess while feeling out of control. Afterward, you are overcome by feelings of guilt, shame, and regret.
If you or a loved one has binge eating disorder (BED), you are probably familiar with the cycle. It may start with restrictive eating, dieting, or not eating for an extended period. This may lead to an episode of overeating. Later, you may feel guilt and shame.
Walden Behavioral Care, LLC, one of the country’s leading hospitals for treating eating disorders, announced today that it is opening its sixth and largest satellite clinic at 69 Hickory Drive, Suite 2000, Waltham, Mass., and will hold an open house there from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015.
Walden Center for Education and Research is planning hold its third annual day-long conference, “Advances in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: Integrating Research with Clinical Practice” at Bentley College, according to an announcement.
College is an exciting and challenging time in a young adult’s life. It’s a big transition for students to move away from home and start making independent decisions. Transitions often bring about stress, and coping can be difficult without the right tools. Some turn to food to ease the pain, so it’s not surprising that binge eating disorder (BED) is a growing problem among college students.
Walden Behavioral Care of Waltham, Mass., announced today that it has become the first hospital for treating eating disorders to use a mobile app for co-managing eating disorder recovery in real time.
“Thirty to 40 percent of people in weight-loss programs at any given time would qualify for the clinical diagnosis of BED.” Given that BED may affect such a potentially high percentage of your clients and students, how can you avoid exacerbating a client’s struggles?
In May, Walden began a three month mindfulness meditation pilot program, called Walden’s Mindful Moment, developed by executive and clinical staff. The program expands Walden’s commitment to a whole person approach to treatment that includes integrating mind, body and spirit. Mindfulness is the practice of awareness that involves observing and accepting our experience of the […]
The National Eating Disorders Association reports that 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States suffer from an eating disorder, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. In January, the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) for individuals diagnosed with binge eating disorder. The drug has been used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder since 2007.
Walden Behavioral Care has moved its Northampton office close to UMass in Amherst. It is the only area clinic specializing in the treatment of eating disorders.
Walden celebrated the opening of its largest clinic last night with an open house, welcoming area residents and healthcare practitioners to its new 6,000-square-foot eating disorders clinic at 100 University Drive, Amherst.
The clinic, which began accepting patients May 11, is located in the same building here as medical offices and the Cooley Dickinson HealthCare. The location is intended to provide treatment to the Five College area community.
Whether it’s in a television show or a movie, Hollywood has treated binge eating as a joke, but for an estimated 1 to 5 percent of American adults who suffer from this threat to their health and their lives, there’s nothing funny about it.
Walden Behavioral Care, a private hospital that specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, will relocate its Northampton clinic this spring. The new building, located on University Drive in Amherst, will be approximately 70 percent larger than the current building and will be much closer to the bulk of the Five Colleges, just one mile from the University of Massachusetts campus.
Walden Behavioral Care announced that it will sponsor a free workshop, “Binge Eating Disorder: An Integrative Approach for Lasting Results,” from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Longview Place, 80 Hope Ave., Waltham.
Morbidly obese individuals who had weight loss surgery are seeking treatment for eating disorders years after their procedure, prompting concerns among some experts about the assessment process used to identify surgical candidates.
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Up to 24 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder in the U.S. Jim Greenblatt, Chief Medical Officer of Walden Behavioral Care and author of a new book, “Answers to Appetite Control,” talks about the struggles with eating and also different questions viewers on Facebook have about eating disorders.
Dieting doesn’t work, but appetite control does, according to James M. Greenblatt, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Walden Behavioral Care and author of a new book, “Answers to Appetite Control.”