Going home for the holidays For some, the holidays evoke family, connection, and cheer. But, this time of year can be tough for many folks, particularly those in recovery from an eating disorder, substance use disorder, trauma, depression, or other mental health concern. Visiting people or places that bring up uncomfortable memories – or causeContinue reading Home for the Holidays: Coping with Triggers
Intentional Weight Loss? As a practice that focuses on food and body issues, we are often approached by prospective clients who want to lose weight. We get it. Our culture is not cut out for folks who don’t have the “right” body, with systemic oppression affecting those in larger bodies who want to work, travel,Continue reading Why We Won’t Sell Weight Loss
My kids eat sugar. They have dessert most nights, and will sometimes choose sweets as snacks. They eat cookies and cake, sugary yogurts and breakfast foods, and yes, candy. They love candy. If your child has a similar preference for sugary foods, congratulate yourself. Your child’s brain and body are working in a manner consistentContinue reading Let the Kids Eat Sugar!
Do you struggle with compulsive exercise? Do you feel you must hit the gym in order to lose or maintain your weight? Do you wonder if your relationship to exercise is a problem? Health professionals generally encourage people to exercise. Physical activity can help ward off disease, strengthen your heart and bones, and improve yourContinue reading Compulsive Exercise
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* For more information contact: Gatewell Therapy Center 305-846-9370 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Feeding young children can be a chaotic, stressful endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. Trevor likes pasta but Bianca won’t touch it, and as a parent, you don’t want to be preparing individual meals for every family member. How much should you serve? How do you get your picky eaters to eat vegetables? IfContinue reading Family Meals Using the Division of Responsibility
Lately, sugar’s been getting a bad rap. It’s been referred to as “toxic,” “poisonous,” and “addictive.” A quick online search suggests that consuming sugar is more dangerous than smoking, that its properties are more addictive than nicotine, cocaine, even heroin. But is sugar really the villain that many people think it is? Despite everything thatContinue reading 10 Things Worse for You than Sugar