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Anxiety and Eating Disorders

The Common Link Between Anxiety and Eating Disorders Eating Disorders and Anxiety Disorders often occur in partnership with one another. Recent research suggests that as many as two-thirds of those suffering from Eating Disorders also have a co-occurring Anxiety Disorder.  [...]

2020-08-07T17:33:44+00:00August 7th, 2020|

Overcoming the Negative

With society constantly telling us what perfection looks like, it is not surprising that so many women have a disparaging relationship with their bodies. The body image culture is all around us – media, school, work, magazines, we even find [...]

2020-05-01T14:32:35+00:00May 1st, 2020|

A True Story about Bulimia Nervosa

Approximately 4.7 million women will have their lives threatened by bulimia nervosa. Like other eating disorders, bulimia is complicated and not fully understood.  Those suffering will often binge on large amounts of food and then purge their calories through behaviors [...]

2020-01-02T20:51:59+00:00January 2nd, 2020|

Do I have an eating disorder?

At Magnolia Creek, we are often asked how to know if someone has an eating disorder. It is common to not know the signs and symptoms, and for many, a sense of shame or guilt about their eating disorder behaviors [...]

2019-10-18T16:24:11+00:00August 12th, 2019|

Did you choose your eating disorder?

It is hard for people to understand that eating disorders are not a choice, they are not a lifestyle. Someone with an eating disorder is not trying to garner attention; they are not choosing to battle a life-altering mental health [...]

2019-10-01T07:11:04+00:00March 27th, 2019|

Loving your Body and Overcoming your Fears

Body image is often an incredibly overwhelming subject for individuals suffering from an eating disorder.  Improving one’s body image is most often one of the last components of recovery from an eating disorder, making this topic very difficult to discuss. [...]

2019-09-27T07:26:53+00:00February 21st, 2019|

Experiential Therapy at Magnolia Creek

Experiential therapy includes multiple expressive approaches such as role-playing, art therapy, music, animal care, yoga, or various forms of recreation. Unlike talk therapy, experiential therapy encourages individuals to address hidden issues through activities and interactions. Our clients will often begin [...]

2019-09-27T07:34:55+00:00February 13th, 2018|