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Blog posts in February, 2019

Shalini Wickramatilake-Templeman A Voice of Inspiration February 26, 2019

"Residential treatment would be the best level of care for you." When I heard that during my intake at the Renfrew Center, I was shocked. After 18 years of struggling with an eating disorder, yet never quite ...

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Rachel Tenny, MA, LPCA, Renfrew's Alumni Coordinator Get Involved During NEDA Week! February 25, 2019

Each year at the end of February, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) hosts a one week event, bringing awareness to the severity and prevalence of eating disorders. If you are new to NEDA Week...

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Ashley Vicari, NCC, LPC, The Renfrew Center of Nashville What does recovery look like in the real world February 18, 2019

I hear this question over and over again from patients at every stage of their journey. The truth is, "recovery" can feel so far away that it might feel challenging to even grasp the idea that you could be...

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Erin Birely, LCPC, Team Leader The Renfrew Center of Baltimore Remember to LOVE yourself February 11, 2019

We have officially entered the onslaught of Valentine's themed everything! From candy to cards and every decoration you can think of in between, we all begin to focus on expressing our love for everyone arou...

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McKenzie Wilkins, LCSW, The Renfrew Center of Charlotte Body Neutrality February 04, 2019

Throughout my time of running body image groups at The Renfrew Center of Charlotte, I have heard many patients express hopelessness with entertaining the concept of self-love when they feel such self-hate. We ta...

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