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Treatment Trauma: A Lack of Representation

In a recent blog post, we discussed the trailblazing work of Dr. Beverly Greene. While Dr. Greene’s work is widely varied and unique, we were particularly in investigating her work in intersectional psychology. In their citation awarding her the “Award for Distinguished Senior Career Contributions to Psychology in the Public […] Read More

‘We don’t treat the number on the scale. We treat the person’: An Interview with Rudi Landera, Galen Hope Director of Nutrition Services

Part of what makes Galen Hope so special is our incredible team. To help you to get to know them, we sat down for a conversation with them. This is our chat with Galen Hope’s Director of Nutrition Services, Rudi Landera, MS, RDN, LD. To help our clients restore balance […] Read More

‘Recovery Means Hope. It Means There is a Light’: An interview with Galen Hope Clinical Director Jeanette Alonso

“You pursue this profession with a vision of helping others and making a difference. Along the way, you experience challenges, highs, and lows. After all, your job at times entails meeting clients in the depths of their despair and dysfunction. And then there are those moments when you see the […] Read More

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Self-Harm Awareness

Compared to suicidal thoughts, self-harm impulses have received less research and far fewer studies. This is troubling, because, as the University of Washington points out, the numbers of those engaging in self-harm behaviors are at least equal to those who contemplate suicide. We know that when issues are not well […] Read More

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More than Movement: Movement groups as a part of eating disorder treatment

Let’s take a moment and leave the world of judgment and enter the world of curiosity. In this article, I will address how proprioception, the unconscious perception of how the body moves in relation to space, can be utilized in the treatment of patients suffering from eating disorders. A natural […] Read More

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Black History Month: Celebrating Black Pioneers in Psychology

Black History Month is a time to examine the under-told and under-examined history of Black people in the United States and beyond. Because we are certain of the lack of representation in behavioral health and eating disorder treatment and research, Galen Hope invites you to celebrate Black History Month by […] Read More

A Chat with Ilene Fishman Part 3: Training the clinician

Recently we sat with Ilene V. Fishman, LCSW, ACSW, FAED (Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders). In part, we wanted to discuss her book The Deeper Fix: For your Growth and Empowerment, but we also wanted to catch up with a dear friend of and provider of clinical supervision […] Read More

A Chat with Ilene Fishman Part 2: Thoughts on the Therapeutic Process

Recently we sat with Ilene V. Fishman, LCSW, ACSW, FAED (Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders). In part, we wanted to discuss her book The Deeper Fix: For your Growth and Empowerment, but we also wanted to catch up with a dear friend of and provider of clinical supervision […] Read More

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A Chat with Ilene Fishman, Part 1: On wellness and society

Recently we sat with Ilene V. Fishman, LCSW, ACSW, FAED (Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders). In part, we wanted to discuss her book The Deeper Fix: For your Growth and Empowerment, and we also wanted to catch up with a dear friend of and provider or clinical supervision […] Read More

A Look at Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD)

As we mentioned in our blog about eating disorder myths, not all diagnoses are clear-cut and straightforward. There are many conditions that feature similar symptoms and characteristics to other conditions, and that can make diagnosis more complicated. One such mental health condition that we are seeing frequently is called complex […] Read More

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