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Mommy Drinking: How Wine-Mom Culture Has Normalized Alcohol Misuse

If you’re a mom, it’s hard to escape the “wine mom” memes, the ones that lightheartedly encourage you to drink because, woman, kids are tough.  Mommy drinking is real. There’s a Facebook page with over 700,000 followers called “Moms Who Need Wine.” Mothers kid that it’s always “wine o’clock,” get together for boozy play dates,Continue reading Mommy Drinking: How Wine-Mom Culture Has Normalized Alcohol Misuse

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Open Path – Gatewell Makes Specialized Treatment More Accessible

One of the problems we’ve consistently noticed in the world of mental health is poor access to quality treatment. This seems to occur even more frequently when individuals are seeking out therapy with mental health specialists. As eating disorder, substance use disorder, and trauma specialists (in addition to our more general areas), we know howContinue reading Open Path – Gatewell Makes Specialized Treatment More Accessible

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Joint Pain: What to Do When Your Doctor Recommends Weight Loss

If you live in a larger body, you might struggle with joint pain from time to time, particularly in your knees and possibly in your hips, back, or other joints. Chances are, if you’ve complained to a doctor – or anyone, really – about movement-associated joint pain, the recommendation has been a straight and simple,Continue reading Joint Pain: What to Do When Your Doctor Recommends Weight Loss

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Why Tugging at Your Bootstraps Won’t Solve All Your Problems

Someone in a difficult situation might be advised, “Pull yourself up by your bootstraps.” Here’s why this advice can fail miserably in the area of mental health:  Those with psychiatric symptoms are already trying hard. They’re tugging at their bootstraps as hard as they can. They’re working, going to school, raising families, all while strugglingContinue reading Why Tugging at Your Bootstraps Won’t Solve All Your Problems

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Fattitude Press Release – Miami Screening via the Alliance for Eating Disorders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* For more information contact: Gatewell Therapy Center 305-846-9370 info@gatewelltherapycenter.com Gatewell Therapy Speaks Out at Fattitude Screening in Miami MIAMI, Feb. 23, 2018 – Gatewell Therapy Center proudly sponsored the Alliance for Eating Disorders – Miami Chapter Fattitude screening on Thursday Feb. 22, 2018. Fattitude, a documentary created by Lindsey Averill and ViridanaContinue reading Fattitude Press Release – Miami Screening via the Alliance for Eating Disorders