CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

How do you define failure? Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, said “I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Is failure a final…

Thoughts on Embracing Flaws

I, as you, have trouble admitting the sad fact that I am an imperfect human being. A human being capable of sleeping through the alarm, spilling blue nail polish on…

Meditation as a Recovery Method: Time for a Little Consideration

Individuals who are suffering from eating disorders respond to different approaches to recovery. This is only natural, since we all have different personalities and life experiences. While we most often…

Conversations with the Heart Series – Part 1: The Heart in Mind

Most of us are seeking happiness, love, peace, joy… and let’s not forget freedom from the internal turmoil that so often plagues us. The heart, both physical and figurative, bears…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, October 26, 2015 Striving for excellence and setting goals are healthy pursuits. When, however, expectations become unrealistically high, one starts to reach for the unachievable and impossible notion of…

Living Life with No Regrets

Everyone has one life, so it’s important to make yours great. One of the best ways to ensure a great life is to live with no regrets. When looking at…

Creating Your Own Happily Ever After

All good stories feature heroes who conquer adversity, vanquish the foe, and ride off into their happily ever after. These tales have similarities to real life- we all go through…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Through communication we share our thoughts, feelings, needs, and interests. We do this in many ways including speech, writing, body language, dress and appearance, what we listen to, and what…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Discovering our capabilities and our human potential to overcome, adapt, and, navigate through hard and uncomfortable situations is the foundation for Self-Awareness Week. We are constantly in a state of…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Live in the present and prepare for the future…a future of possibilities, relationships, hobbies, hope, and healthy and fulfilling experiences. At times, the thought of leaving one’s eating disorder can…

Work for Lasting Change

Support the Eating Disorders Coalition http://www.eatingdisorderscoalition.org/ As an Individual EDC Member you become part of a group of concerned citizens who use their voices to influence policies that make a…

2015 Center for Change Alumni Event

“Thee lift me and I’ll lift thee and we’ll ascent together.” – Amish proverb This summer we invited the alumni of Center for Change back to Orem for a celebration…

Solid Bunny

I received a sweet email from one of my former clients reminding me of good therapy moments shared when she was here at CFC. It made me smile and remember…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, September 28, 2015 Life has ups and downs, experiences we want to forget, and moments we wish we could live in forever. Celebrate Life Week is an opportunity to…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, September 21, 2015 “People whose play lives have been vibrant, have buffers against travail and suffer less when major change is thrust upon them. Play produces poise and strength….

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, September 14th, 2015 Many women with eating disorders have lost an interest in hobbies, relationships, and participating in things that once gave them a sense of accomplishment. Their passions…

Lost in the Right Direction: Trusting the Pace, the Process, and the Guides

By Nikki Rollo, Ph.D., LMFT I recently stumbled upon the phrase, “Not all those who wander are lost”, from J.R.R Tolkien’s poem “All that is Gold does not Glitter.” Now…

Deadly Silence

By Rebekah Care Tech Whenever I tell people that I work in a treatment facility for girls and women fighting eating disorders the response I get is generally one of…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, September 7, 2015 Discovering our capabilities and our human potential to overcome, adapt, and, navigate through hard and uncomfortable situations is the foundation for Self-Awareness Week. We are constantly…

CFC Recreation and Experiential Therapy Groups

Monday, August 31, 2015 The ability to build healthy relationships is invaluable. Whether interacting with an acquaintance, a friend, family member, coworker, your community, or even yourself, the ability to…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Self-Acceptance does not come from our achievements. Our achievements are products of our values, qualities, and characteristics. For example, the successful gardener is hard working, persistent, adaptable, and willing to…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, August 17, 2015 Almost everyone at some time in their life faces challenges, responsibilities, disappointments, and discouragements. Our ability to manage and overcome difficult circumstances depends largely on our…

For Lucy

By Allie Care Tech (Written for Lucy. May you always choose love. Love, Aunt Allie) There are many things I feel called to this earth to do. I dream of…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, August 10, 2015 How do you define failure? Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, said “I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”…

Living the Glass-Half-Full Method

It can be a real challenge to live a positive life – always checking for a lining with a hint of silver, looking carefully for the side that seems brightest,…