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October 9, 2015  |  News

Walden Opens Its Largest Clinic in Waltham

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.

September 29, 2015  |  News

Binge Eating: 11 Tips for Breaking the Cycle

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.

September 29, 2015  |  News

Guilt and Binge Eating Disorder: Breaking the Cycle

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.

September 18, 2015  |  News

Walden Opens Its Largest Clinic in Waltham

Walden Behavioral Care, LLC, one of the country’s leading hospitals for treating eating disorders, held an open house on Thursday to celebrate the opening of its newest and largest clinic at 69 Hickory Drive, Waltham.

August 31, 2015  |  News

Walden Behavioral Care Opens its Largest Clinic in Waltham

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.

August 21, 2015  |  News

Walden Center Plans Third Annual Conference

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.

July 29, 2015  |  News

Coping with Binge Eating Disorder in College: Tips for Success

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.

July 6, 2015  |  News

Are We Exacerbating Binge Eating in Our Clients?

“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?

July 6, 2015  |  News

Walden Clinic Relocates

Seven years ago, Walden Behavioral Care LLC opened its first satellite facility in Northampton, Mass.. Walden Behavioral Care provides inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment for eating disorders.

June 22, 2015  |  News

Walden Pilots Mindfulness Meditation Program

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 […]

June 1, 2015  |  News

Eating Disorders Clinic Opens

Walden Behavioral Care has opened a new 6,000 square-foot clinic for the treatment of eating disorders at 100 University Drive, Amherst.

June 1, 2015  |  News

FDA Approves Drug To Treat Binge Eating

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.

May 25, 2015  |  News

Walden Plans Open House at Amherst Clinic

Walden Behavioral Care, a leading clinic for treating eating disorders, will host an open house at its new clinic at 100 University Dr., Amherst, on Thursday, May 21 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

April 19, 2015  |  News

Walden Clinic Plans To Move Services To Amherst Next Month

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.

January 19, 2015  |  News

Eating Disorders, A Silent Epidemic

Eating Disorder Awareness Week, which is Feb. 22 to 28, may bring added attention to eating disorders, but the light it shines on the disease is relatively faint, compared with the attention given to other life-threatening illnesses.

October 19, 2014  |  News

Mine the Complexities of Treating Food Addiction

Treating food addiction is like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube puzzle. You need to think several steps ahead, anything you do will affect something else, each encounter is different, and the overall experience is complex and challenging.

September 19, 2014  |  News

New Hope for Binge Eating and Weight Management

Millions of people struggle with appetite control and eating disturbances—but food addictions cannot be resolved with willpower alone. Those who suffer from chronic overeating are left on an anguishing rollercoaster ride of difficult emotions, social challenges, and destructive physical consequences.

August 19, 2014  |  News

Children As Young As Ten Battling Eating Disorders

Thousands of Connecticut adults and children – some as young as 10 – struggle with eating disorders with many suffering secretly because the life-threatening psychiatric condition has gone undiagnosed and untreated, experts in the field report.

June 19, 2014  |  News

Answers to Appetite Control

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.

February 19, 2014  |  News

Active Minds Hosts Eating Disorder Panel

To raise awareness about eating disorders during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the University of Massachusetts club Active Minds held a panel discussion about eating disorders and how to beat them on Tuesday night.