Happenings

Workshop  In August 2008, Center for Change hosted a free day-long workshop and invited anyone suffering with an eating disorder, as well as family and friends, to participate. We were…

For the Loved Ones of Those Suffering with an Eating Disorder

Author:  Michael E. Berrett, PhD CLINICAL ADVICE One of the most difficult tasks any of us face is watching the struggle and suffering of those we love. It is especially…

What’s New at CFC? Mid-Track Intensive Program™

By: Tamara Noyes Center For Change now offers a specialized intensive treatment track for clients that are currently in residential treatment. Clients can transfer to Center for Change for specialized…

What is ‘Better’: Chocolate Milk and More

Author: Jenni Schaefer My motto these days seems to be, “It gets better.” Even though my struggle with food and weight actually got worse before it got better, it did…

HOPE: Believing in Yourself and Letting Go

By: Jenni Schaefer You gave me hope. People like you who have confronted and overcome challenges in life gave me hope. Those who have battled addictions, triumphed over abuse, and…

Coping With A Loved Ones’ Eating Disorder During the Holidays

For most people, the holiday season is a wonderful time of year. It is often a time of family reunion, socializing, and celebration – a time when families, friends, and…

Dieting is Out; Listening to Our Bodies is In

Author:  Alice Covey, RD, CD and Kim Passmore, RD, CD While dieting may not cause eating disorders, it is often a precursor. The National Eating Disorders Association reports that 35%…

The Importance Of Outpatient Follow-Up With A Registered Dietitian

By: Rachel Scott, RD, CD, CNSD Inpatient treatment for individuals with eating disorders is an important time for receiving adequate therapy, working on underlying issues, changing relationships with food, and…

New Book Published By The APA

By: American Psychological Association (APA), July 31, 2006   “Spiritual Approaches in the Treatment of Women with Eating Disorders” P. Scott Richards, PhD, Randy K. Hardman, PhD and Michael E….

It Gets Better: Not Just For Everyone Else

By: Jenni Schaefer Hello. I would like to introduce myself. I am the only person in the world who cannot recover from an eating disorder. No matter how hard I…

A Message From The Executive Director

By: Michael E. Berrett, Ph.D January, 2006 Dear Friends; I want to inform you of some very exciting and positive changes here at Center For Change. We are pleased to…

Tamagotchi, Education, and Eating Disorder Treatment

Author: Elayne McArthur Did you know that by playing an electronic game you could learn about life? One of the hottest holiday items this year is the Tamagotchi electronic pet….

A Message From The Executive Director

By: Michael E. Berrett, Ph.D January, 2006 Dear Friends; I want to inform you of some very exciting and positive changes here at Center For Change. We are pleased to…

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…

Structured and Intuitive Eating Approaches for Treating Eating Disorders at Center for Change

Author:  Kim Passmore, RD, CD and Michael E. Berrett, PhD Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. Since first teaching…

Tamagotchi and Eating Disorder Treatment

Author:  Elayne McArthur Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. Did you know that by playing an electronic game you…

Eating Disorder Treatment Questions and Answers With Several Center for Change Staff

Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. The following three questions were asked of several professionals who were presenting at…

Eating Disorder Characteristics

Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. Physiological Characteristics and Medical ComplicationsAnorexic and Bulimic clients are at risk of serious…

Social Support: The Cradle for Growth and Recovery with Eating Disorders

Author:  Michael E. Berrett, PhD It was 1970. I learned at a young adolescent age to appreciate the value of support. I remember well my teacher, Mr. Monson, and his…

Exploring the Daughter and Father Connection in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Introduction Attachment theory is very useful for understanding the complex relationships between individuals with eating concerns and their parents. Attachment theory attends to the earliest interactions between children and parents,…

My Experience in Center for Change

Author: Jan Checking into Center for Change was the best decision I have ever made. My Eating Disorder had complete control over me. I wanted to want to get better,…

Intuitive Exercise

Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. Intuition is that inner sense which can guide our lives and what we…

Experiencing Change

Author: Kara Ohlsen CTRS, TRS Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. All of us learn by discussing principles and…

Defining Me

Author: Melanie Aldis Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. My name is Melanie Aldis and I have a message…

Therapeutic Insights in the Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder

Author:   Kimberly Crossley, LCSW and Wendy Jensen, LCSW Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. Center for Change is committed…