By Sarah Hrudka, Outreach Specialist at The Emily Program
I remember the terror and anxiety that ran through my veins prior to confronting my friends about their eating disorder(s), because I was so unsure of how they might react. But I once heard the quote, albeit a bit cheesy perhaps, that “I would rather have a mad friend than a dead friend.” Not that I had enough power as a single human to save their life and well-being per se, but instead holding steadfast to the notion that I had enough of a voice to help, because I would rather say “I tried” instead of “I should’ve.”
Blog Archives: June 2014
Please join us as we celebrate the partnership between The Emily Program and Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders on July 15 beginning at 5 p.m. Dirk Miller, CEO of The Emily Program, CCED's Mark Warren, newly appointed chief medical officer of The Emily Program, and CCED's Lucene Wisniewski, newly appointed chief clinical officer of The Emily Program, and other senior leadership of The Emily Program will be there. We would love to meet you and tell you about our future plans in Cleveland, including a new residential facility opening in early 2015.
Attention Lacey, Olympia, South Sound, Washington professionals.
Please join The Emily Program for a complimentary continuing education event at the Lacey Community Center on July 21, 2014 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.
Dr. Jillian Lampert, Chief Development Officer of The Emily Program and nationally renowned eating disorder expert will present on The Overlap Between Compulsive Overeating, Binge Eating and Obesity.
By Krista Kubiak Crotty, C.E.D.S., L.M.F.T., Psy.D. and The Emily Program – Spokane Site Manager
Last June we excitedly opened the doors to The Emily Program – Spokane. On the first day, we gathered in the entry way of the building and walked into the office together. One team. United by a passion for helping individuals recover from eating disorders. One year ago there were 8 staff, 6 clinical and 2 administrative. Today there are 22. Still united, and more passionate than ever to help individuals find recovery.
We are excited to announce that Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders has partnered with The Emily Program. One of the most exciting outcomes of this partnership will be the opening of a 16-bed residential facility for adult males and females in early 2015.
The Emily Program South Sound location will offer comprehensive outpatient services to people of all ages and genders, including:
- Eating Disorder Assessments
- Individual, Group, & Family Therapy
- Medical & Psychiatric Services
- Nutritional Counseling
- Intensive Outpatient Program
- Partial Hospitalization Program
By Jillian Lampert, PhD, MPH, RD, LD, FAED, Senior Director at The Emily Program
As a licensed registered dietitian and eating disorders practitioner, I often find myself in conversations around food. It’s a topic that everyone has questions, comments, and opinions about – after all, food is a necessity to live and included in so many parts of our lives.