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Blog posts in May, 2018

Jennifer K., Renfrew Alumna 'Celebrating Our Victories!' - 2017 Reunion Testimonial May 29, 2018

I had the privilege of sharing my story at the 2017 Renfrew Alumni reunion. Speaking to 75+ alumni and their families was a deeply profound and unforgettable experience. Three years ago, I admitted to residential...

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Sarah B., Renfrew Alumna Altered Book May 21, 2018

Art therapy and my Altered Book played an important role in my recovery. It allowed me to start envisioning emotional situations such as vulnerability, defiance, and transcendence that I was as yet unable to verb...

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Tara S., Renfrew Alumna 'Leaning In' - 2016 Reunion Testimonial May 14, 2018

When I arrived at Renfrew Philadelphia for the 2016 reunion, it seemed both familiar and foreign. It was a place that I needed at a certain time and have since outgrown. I felt slightly out of place, but in the b...

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Regina Papa, Renfrew Alumna Perfectionism May 07, 2018

One day I turned to my husband and said "You know, I'm not so much of a perfectionist anymore." Not only did I state it but I was confident about it. Yet, there was a truth I had yet to discover. I have been a...

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