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Blog posts in September, 2020

Erin Birely, LCPC, Team Leader of the Renfrew Center of Baltimore and Alumni Coordinator Ending Weight Hate September 28, 2020

In 2019, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) organized their first ever Weight Stigma Awareness Week (WSAW). Focused on raising awareness around weight stigma, it impacts all of us - particularly tho...

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Claire, Renfrew Alumna Breaking the Stereotype September 21, 2020

The first time a professional suggested I had an eating disorder, I thought they were joking. I had gone to see yet another dietitian for guidance on finally achieving a "normal" weight. I've lived my adult life ...

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Sarah Bateman, LCSW, Jewish Community Liaison for The Renfrew Center Navigating the Jewish Holidays with an Eating Disorder September 14, 2020

The Jewish Holidays can be stressful times for anyone. There are multiple large holiday meals that require extensive preparation, copious amounts of food, and a lot of time spent around the table. Religious obser...

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Erin Birely, LCPC, Team Leader of the Renfrew Center of Baltimore and Alumni Coordinator Getting Back to the 'Back-to-School' Routine September 07, 2020

If your summer has been anything like mine, right now you're probably wondering, "What summer?!" But whether we felt like there were a summer or not, it is coming to an end, and our schedules are starting to ch...

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