Let’s Talk About … Social Media & Body Image

  Let’s Talk About … Social Media & Body Image With Nicole Hawkins, PhD, CEDS-S Recently in body image group we examined some research on social media and the impact on body image and eating disorders. Furguson et al. found that increased social media use by adolescent girls was the strongest predictor of lower life…

Let’s Talk About … Suicide Prevention Day

Let’s Talk About … Suicide Prevention Day With Nicole Hawkins, PhD, CEDS-S Today is Suicide Prevention Day. According to the CDC, one in four young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 have considered suicide in the past month due to the pandemic. 40% of surveyed Americans have reported an increase in anxiety and…

Let’s Talk About … Self-Worth

Let’s Talk About … Self-Worth With Nicole Hawkins, PhD, CEDS-S How often do you look in the mirror and say “If I could just lose ten pounds, then I would be happy”? Unfortunately, the majority of American women and girls are dissatisfied with their bodies, and many take extreme measures in an attempt to change…