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Blog posts in November, 2019

Erin Birely, LCPC, Team Leader of the Renfrew Center of Baltimore and Alumni Coordinator Giving Thanks for Thanksgiving November 25, 2019

With the holiday season upon us, Thanksgiving is often the first battle in what can be an ongoing war—navigating the challenges of food and diet talk, diverting conversation away from physical appearance, bei...

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Kathryn Argento, MS, RD, LDN, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist at The Renfrew Center of West Palm Beach It's Not Just About the Nutrients November 18, 2019

As a dietitian, I talk a lot about nutrients and the life sustaining function of food that allows us to grow and thrive, while ensuring we can breathe, move and think without a whole lot of effort. I love hel...

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Leah Hovel, NCC, Primary Therapist at the Renfrew Center of Chicago The Three F's: Fight, Flight or Freeze November 11, 2019

The word "trauma" can be a bit daunting; most of us have a hard time identifying with it or feel that it could ever happen to us. Believe it or not, the trauma response is an extremely adaptive survival mecha...

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Lauren C., Renfrew Alumna Feed Your Soul November 04, 2019

Feed Your Soul is a message to remind us that recovery is not only about nourishing our bodies but also our minds, hearts, and spirits. Like sunflowers, our souls can bloom with energy and brightness if we in...

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