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A Partner’s Perspective: 10 Tips for Supporting a Loved One with an Eating Disorder
Posted by Makenna Clements on

  When collaborating with the partners and loved ones of my clients, I’m often asked: “What can I do to help?” As a clinician, I could not appreciate this question more- it suggests my client has a motivated and willing support system on their side, which can be...

Common Misconceptions about Eating Disorders
Posted by Makenna Clements on

February 26 through March 4, 2018 was National Eating Disorders Awareness week. As mentioned in a previous post, I’d like to take the opportunity to address some common misnomers about Eating Disorders. My hope is to provide a bit of clarity and insight into a very serious and complicated...

Cultivating a Healthy Relationship with Food: Not Just What We Eat, but Why.  
Posted by Makenna Clements on

Some of our most challenging psychological, emotional, and spiritual hurdles manifest as subtle manipulations to otherwise healthy things. Take, for example, our relationship with food. At its core, food is meant for survival- to nourish, to energize, to sustain. It creates opportunity for...