Since eating disorders form over time, it is often hard to fully recognize disordered behaviors and changes in your body. Realizing you need help and talking about your eating disorder is one of the hardest steps you can take towards recovery. You may think you can do it on your own, but sharing your struggle and your…Details
The Prevalence of Bulimia Bulimia is an eating disorder that is characterized by binging on a large amount of food, then purging those calories out of your body through vomiting, starving, excessive exercise, laxatives, or other methods. It has recently been estimated that nearly 60% of all bulimia cases occur between the ages of 16…Details
Claire grew up in a small town on a quiet street with her parents and younger brothers. “A normal life,” as she calls it. In fifth grade though, that all begin to change. Her family moved to the country and the rough transition began. She found it hard to make friends in her new school,…Details
The novel coronavirus infection, commonly referred to as COVID-19, has created a worldwide crisis. The contagious virus has already affected more than a million people across the world and taken the lives of over 60 thousand.
If you are anxious and fearful now, you are not alone. Many of us have those same feelings during this challenging time. It is important to remember that you don’t need to banish your fear but to foster a love for yourself that encourages and strengthens who you are. Self-compassion can help you regain a…Details
Several eating disorders share binge and restriction symptoms and appear to be a food-related problem. However, eating disorders have underlying emotional issues manifested through behaviors. Treating an eating disorder is more than learning self-control around food; it also involves managing the emotions and triggers associated with the symptoms.
By: Jessica Ward, MS, RD, CEDRD, Director of Therapeutic Services Can’t you just eat is a common question in today’s society. As a Registered Dietitian, food, and eating are near and dear to my heart! I love being able to work with girls and women to help them heal their relationship with food. However, it…Details
By Kayla Carson, RDN, CSSD, cPT As we focus on National Nutrition Month and the importance of making informed food choices, we want to understand more about what nutrition means to a dietitian. As a Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships for Selah House, I am passionate about helping clients connect to quality care, and as…Details
Selah House is here for you. We provide Christ-centered, clinically excellent treatment for women and girls (12+) who are struggling with an eating disorder. Our treatment program includes inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, and a teen program. Our body dysmorphic disorder treatment center provides comprehensive treatment in a comforting environment that is ideal for healing. For…Details
“My eating disorder has been around for as long as I can remember; it started when I was young.” We hear this statement all too often. Eating disorders do not discriminate, they affect people of all ages. In fact, according to SAMHSA, 95% of those with eating disorders are between the ages of 12 and…Details