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
by Kayla Carson, Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 There is great hope at the turn of a new year and 2020 is even a…Details
By Kayla Carson, Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships As we celebrate the holidays, we are reunited with many family members and loved ones. We know from experience as we gather together, it doesn’t take long for negative food and body image talk to begin; sometimes it can even start at “hello.” Often our loved ones…Details
The holidays are full of family gatherings and social events and mingling over an array of tasty treats and holiday meals. For those suffering from an eating disorder, the season can bring additional stress, anxiety, and fear. It is often common for those suffering to experience increased symptoms of their disorder during this time. It could…Details