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Poems

August 20, 2013.
  • Below are some poems we discovered here.

    Beauty's Definition
    by J.M.

    Words do not define beauty.
    People do not define beauty.
    Looks do not define beauty.

    You define beauty.
    In your depth,
    In your speech,
    In your mind.

    You define beauty,
    with your beautiful
    Mind
    and lovely your
    Heart.

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CEU Networking Breakfast & Workshop

August 20, 2013.
  • The Emily Program and The Retreat have partnered to present "Exploring Positive Body Image." CEUs are available for LADC and Social Workers.

    When: September 17 from 8:00-10:30 AM
    Where: The Retreat, Wayzata, MN

    While addressing addiction, providers often find themselves addressing co-occurring body image concerns and disordered eating behavior. This workshop will explore and offer suggestions for promoting positive body image and self-esteem, while encouraging optimal health and well-being through joyful activity, nutrition and self-care.

    Dr. Jillian Lampert, The Emily Program's senior director of business and community development, will discuss how providers can recognize and become more confident in addressing positive body image with clients dealing with co-occuring disorders.

    RSVP to Peggy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Seating is limited.

    Download the flyer for more information about this event.

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The Need for Evidence Based Care

August 09, 2013. Written by Mark Warren, M.D.
  • Re-posted from Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders (CCED) blog archives. CCED and The Emily Program partneredin 2014.

    By Dr. Mark Warren

    A recent article by Dr. Russell Marx, The National Eating Disorder Association's chief science officer, discussed evidence based treatment. The article noted Harriet Brown's New York Times piece, which we have discussed in previous blogs, concerning why surprisingly few patients get evidence based care. Dr. Marx discusses the NICE guidelines, which is the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in the United Kingdom. What's particularly exciting about this article was that it noted the growing evidence for the efficacy of FBT and general family based interventions for clients with anorexia. The NICE guidelines are of significance specifically in the United Kingdom but are utilized worldwide in understanding evidence basis for eating disorder treatment. In the NICE guidelines Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is noted as a treatment well conducted with clinical studies for binge eating disorder, but is not included as a proven treatment for anorexia or bulimia. These guidelines were last completed in 2011 and will be reviewed again in 2014. It is our hope that recent studies on DBT will show the effectiveness of this treatment for other eating disorder diagnoses.

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Exciting Group Therapy Options Offered This Fall

July 31, 2013.
  • The Emily Program offers a variety of different groups to meet our client’s needs. Check out some of the exciting groups going on now throughout Minnesota! Please see you individual therapist for a referral to start a group.

    Check back in early September for a full listing of group offerings.

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Body Image Groups Starting in September

July 30, 2013.
  • Our Body Image Groups are a safe and welcoming space for clients of all experience levels.

    Body Image groups provide you a supportive and non-judgmental environment to explore your relationship with your body while practicing mindfulness, breath and yoga postures. Additionally, they allow you to deepen your mind body connection and notice how thoughts, feelings, and postures impact body image, awareness and experience.

    * Please talk to your individual therapist for a referral before attending an intake.

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Woodbury Opening Fall 2013

May 17, 2013.
  • woodburyThe Woodbury office will offer individuals increased access to care. Located off interstate 94 and 494, we’ll be conveniently located for those who live in the eastern metro area.

    We’re excited about this new location and will provide an array of outpatient eating disorder services – from Intensive Day Program to individual appointments.

    Check back later this summer for more updates about this new location.

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Intensive + Lodging Expands in MN

May 17, 2013.
  • Hillside livingroom smlTheFlats livingroom smlOn May 8th the newest Intensive Plus Lodging option opened near our St. Louis Park, MN office. This lodging option adds space for eight guests to stay while participating in an Intensive Day Program.

    Intensive Plus Lodging offers adult women traveling from long distances a place to stay while participating in our Intensive Day Programs. Individuals are able to enjoy the comforts of home while getting the treatment they need.

    Learn more about our lodging options, or contact our Lodging Manager at (651) 315-3302.

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Intensive Treatment Lodging at Hillside

March 19, 2013.
  • In January we introduced Hillside Lodging, a 4 bedroom lodging option located in St. Paul, MN for female clients in Intensive Day Program or Intensive Outpatient Programs. We are thrilled to be able to offer a convenient and peaceful lodging option for out-of-area clients.

    Take a photo tour of the warm and welcoming interior of the house.

    Hillside tvroom smlRelax and unwind in this sunny room.
    Hillside livingroom smlCome home to a bright welcoming living room and dining room.
     
    Hillside fireplaceroom sml Curl up to your favorite book in this cozy corner of the house.
    Hillside bedroom smlOur single bedrooms allow you to have privacy and a place to relax and reflect.
     

    If you are interested in Intensive Programs and Hillside Lodging, or have any questions please contact our Lodging Manager, Erin at (651) 315-3302.   

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Walk-In Counseling & Referral Services

March 15, 2012.
  • now-openThe 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.

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We’re The Emily Program

December 15, 2009.
  • 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.

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