As part of National Nutrition Month, we also celebrate Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day. This is a time to increase awareness of our registered dietitian nutritionists as the indispensable providers of food and nutrition services. At Selah House, we thank our registered dietitians, Shelby Duncan and Rachel VanWoerden, and our Director of Therapeutic Services, Jessica Ward…Details
Therapists consider compulsive eating to be a part of a binge eating disorder. Learning how to stop compulsive eating can have a positive impact in the short run. However, to counteract the condition in the long term, you will likely require therapy. Here’s what you need to know. Regain Control Over Destructive Eating Cycles Binge…Details
Eating disorders are a widespread and complicated phenomenon in America. Bulimia is particularly complicated because the effects of bulimia are less obvious than those of anorexia. However, the effects of bulimia can be incredibly dangerous to both the body and mind. That’s why we here at Selah House have set out to educate the public…Details
For many young girls in the United States, a weight obsession is not uncommon, with one study showing that 36% of adolescent girls believed they were overweight, and 59% were trying to lose weight. It is also not uncommon for many of them to develop an eating disorder – as many as 10 in 100…Details
What is a Christ-centered treatment approach? At Selah House, it means we regard every person as a spiritual being on a human journey, and we treat your whole being with therapies, psychiatric care, and dietary and nutritional care that support you physically, spiritually, and emotionally during your eating disorder recovery.
Jenni’s story begins when she was in middle school. Like so many of us, she struggled with body image and wanting to lose weight. She always had issues with the way she looked and felt the only way to accept her body was to change it. At that moment, Jenni began restricting food and exercising,…Details
By: Ashley Hemrich, M.A., Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships Congratulations! We made it through another year! With the endless possibilities of the new year, we are often bombarded with “New Year, New You” resolutions. According to PBS News, about 44% of Americans will make resolutions this year, with a vast majority of them involving weight,…Details
Technology has given us the ability to connect instantly with the world in ways we never imagined; in the blink of an eye we can answer a question, check the weather, talk to a loved one, post a picture, or update our status. Our lives are on full display if we choose. For those suffering…Details
For many, the holiday season if often marked with traditions such as special meals, family gatherings, and special activities like decorating a tree, caroling, and baking. Taking part in and enjoying these special traditions is important during the busyness of the holiday season, and they are important for numerous reasons.
By: Ashley Hemrich, M.A., Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships While in eating disorder recovery, we often hear the phrase(s), “being mindful,” “staying present,” or even “mindfully eating.” If you are anything like me, you may ask yourself, “what does being mindful mean and how can I do it?” For many of us who are familiar…Details