Ready to get outside, soak up some spring sunshine, and get your hands dirty?
The Emily Program’s Gardening Club is gearing up for another season of growing! Our vegetable and herb gardens are located at our St. Paul (2265 Como) location near the south side of the building.
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The Emily Program's St. Louis Park office now has walk-in hours available to Emily Program clients.
Our Walk-in and Referral Service is available to all Emily Program clients who have been through the complete intake process, are over age 18, and in urgent need of crisis intervention or support. In other words, when your primary therapist is not available in a timely manner or while you are awaiting a primary therapist (after intake evaluation). This service is currently only available at our St. Louis Park location.
Five new Yoga & Body Image groups will begin this spring in The Emily Program’s St Paul and St Louis Park offices.Yoga & Meditation
In many instances eating disorders and body image issues are intimately linked. For manyyoga spring groups people who have an eating disorder, anxiety, worry, and pre-occupation with body image are also a part of their struggle. Recognizing this link and working on one’s body image can play a critical role in recovery from an eating disorder.
A new cycle of the 10-week Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer (LGBTQ) Group begins next week. This thoughtful and supportive group is designed for clients who consider themselves gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer as well as for clients who are questioning or exploring their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Considering whether or not to have a gastric bypass procedure can be a difficult decision to make. Many factors of one’s life are affected by bariatric surgeries and The Emily Program offers support for individuals that have had bariatric surgery and are looking for support in their new lifestyle, as well as support for those who are considering surgery.
As a part of The Emily Program’s commitment to offering individualized support and treatment of eating disorders, we are constantly working to improve and expand upon the diverse resources and group therapy opportunities we offer to clients. With the coming of the new year, many of these groups are beginning new cycles of speakers, group activities, and information sessions.
LiLu Interiors won the American Society of Interior Designers - Minnesota’s top honor for their design of The Emily Program’s new Adolescent & Family Services building.
For the third year, staff and clients from The Emily Program are enjoying planting and harvesting a variety of vegetables in the three plots around the 2265 Como location. So far this year, there has been a plethora of peas, a load of lettuce, and enough basil for pesto all year round.
If you have a green thumb (and even if you don’t) the garden can be enjoyed be all. Feel free to pick any of the ripe vegetables and herbs out of the garden at the 2265 Como office for your personal use. It would be a shame to see the efforts go to waste.
Renovations have begun at The Emily Program’s newest location. The Emily Program bought the 18,000 sq. ft. Toogood building in 2010, it will become the adolescent residential services facility. The facility will include living quarters with five bedrooms, group counseling and exam rooms, and staff offices. The project is expected to be completed in July 2011.
The Emily Program is a warm and welcoming place, close to home and work, where individuals and their families can find comprehensive treatment for eating disorders and related issues.
We offer comprehensive psychological, nutritional, medical and psychiatric care at multiple locations across the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and Duluth. Treatment options range from periodic outpatient appointments to residential/inpatient care at the Anna Westin House.
We offer help with a variety of eating disorder, exercise and body image issues, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, compulsive overeating, binge eating disorder and eating disorder not otherwise specified.