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Eating Disorder Recovery

Eating disorder recovery can be broken down into 5 stages. The first two stages involve denying the issue at hand and avoiding help. The third and fourth stages occur when the individual admits they have a problem and begins to seek ...

Body Dysmorphia & Anorexia

The way that we view our bodies and feel in them can influence our self-view, feelings of worth, and fulfillment with our lives. For individuals with body dysmorphia, the negative perception of their body can lead to negative behaviors

Early Intervention

Eating disorders affect 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States and approximately 15% of these individuals seek professional help. Additionally, the average time it takes to seek clinical treatment is eight years. At ...

Setting Realistic New Year’s Resolutions

The New Year is right around the corner, as is the pressure to start fresh and create goals that bring change. The New Year is often a time of reflection, and with that often comes a desire to either change current patterns or start ...

Neuroscience & Eating Disorders

While the core treatment of eating disorders remains based on psychotherapy, behavioral modifications, and close medical management, we are discovering more and more about the science and brain functioning of individuals suffering from

Yoga and Eating Disorder Recovery

Yoga has been around for over 3,000 years and has been a longstanding programming component at Avalon Hills. A common finding for those who are dealing with an eating disorder that is evident in both the research literature and our ...