A Story Of Hope

By: Loni Kennington – Care Tech This is a rare and unusual story – a true story about a girl with whom I became close friends, and who I later observed and supported as she made significant life changes in treatment for her eating disorder at Center for Change. Except for our prior friendship, this…

Eating Disorders: Through the Eyes of a Care Tech

By: Lindsay Lovell, Care Technician I never realized how much control an eating disorder can have on an individual until I lived with someone suffering from one. With secret binges, constant lying, calorie counting, food restricting, and obsessive-compulsive behaviors, I tried my hardest to support her as she constantly battled her eating disorder. After seeking…

A Story of Hope

Author: Loni – Care Tech This is a rare and unusual story – a true story about a girl with whom I became close friends, and who I later observed and supported as she made significant life changes in treatment for her eating disorder at Center for Change. Except for our prior friendship, this unique…

Life Changes: The View of the Care Giver

Author: Julie Johnson, Care Technician at Center for Change Early last summer I took a job at Center for Change, a treatment center for women with eating disorders. This is not a direction I thought my life would take; I have not had a passion for this issue, personal experience or someone I love suffering…

In The Arms Of Angels

By: Laura Johnson “In the arms of an angel, may you find some comfort here.” To borrow words from a favorite song, Center for Change is full of angels. When Whitney’s eating disorder came to light, I called centers all over the country that spoke more of the huge amounts of money than of hope….

Introduction

By: Julie B. Clark, PhD The lyrics to a song from Anastasia give an apt description of the journey of healing – the fear, the hope, the reunion with the love of those who are excited and longing to give it, the courage to see the journey through and know that the road to recovery…

One at a Time

Author: Jack Canfield and Mark V. Hansen A friend of ours was walking down a deserted Mexican beach at sunset. As he walked along, he began to see another man in the distance. As he grew nearer, he noticed that the local native kept leaning down, picking something up and throwing it out into the…

In the Arms of Angels

Author:  Laura Johnson “In the arms of an angel, may you find some comfort here.” To borrow words from a favorite song, Center for Change is full of angels. When Whitney’s eating disorder came to light, I called centers all over the country that spoke more of the huge amounts of money than of hope….

Everything Changes

Author: Mary and Cory Webster When a child comes into this world, there is nothing more wonderful. You love them from that very first moment. You spend your whole life taking care of them, providing for them, watching them grow. You think they are perfect and then one day everything changes. You discover they have…

Eating Disorders: Through the Eyes of a Care Tech

Author: Lindsay Lovell, Care Technician I never realized how much control an eating disorder can have on an individual until I lived with someone suffering from one. With secret binges, constant lying, calorie counting, food restricting, and obsessive-compulsive behaviors, I tried my hardest to support her as she constantly battled her eating disorder. After seeking…

Be a Queen

By: Oprah Winfrey Be a queen. Dare to be different. Be a pioneer. Be a leader. Be the kind of women who in the face of adversity will continue to embrace life and walk fearlessly toward the challenge. Take it on! Be a truth seeker and rule your domain, whatever it is; your office, your…

Letter Of Hope

By: Margie Paulino My 18-year-old daughter suffered from bulimia for four years. She was at the Center for 3 ½ months and has been home for a little over one month. Fortunately for us, and for her, her recovery is going well. She is using the tools she was given at the Center to fight…