emotional eating

Emotional Eating: Why We Won’t Negotiate

Gatewell providers often work with clients presenting with “compulsive” or emotional eating. These same clients typically have a history of dieting or somehow restricting their food. Restriction can take various forms, including limiting when we eat, what we eat, and how much. In fact, we rarely encounter self-identified overeaters who don’t skimp on their intakeContinue reading Emotional Eating: Why We Won’t Negotiate

mommy drinking

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

Open Path

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

joint pain

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