holidays

Home for the Holidays: Coping with Triggers

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

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10 Benefits of Exercise that Have Nothing to Do with Weight

What Are the Benefits of Exercise for you? When you think about the benefits of exercise, what comes to mind? All too often, people begin or continue an exercise program in order to manage their weight. Approaching exercise with weight loss or weight management in mind, though, can have some unfortunate consequences. Physical activity canContinue reading 10 Benefits of Exercise that Have Nothing to Do with Weight

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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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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

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10 Things Worse for You than Sugar

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