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Eating Disorder Treatment at UW-Madison University Health Services

By Isabel Grieder, Admissions Counselor| 5 Min Read | February 22, 2024
For Clients & Loved Ones

Table of Contents  Eating Disorder Services Offered by UW-Madison University Health Services  Identifying When Additional Help is Needed Inner Haven Wellness – A Local Advanced Care Option  Key Takeaways  Note: At Inner Haven Wellness, we value accessible and effective care for young individuals in academic environments. UW-Madison is not just…

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5 Eating Disorder Signs To Identify For Effective Treatment

Five Signs it Might be an Eating Disorder

By Lee Neagle MA, LPC| 3 Min Read | February 20, 2024
For Clients & Loved Ones

Recognition and treatment are crucial components of eating disorder care. Unfortunately, some behaviors associated with eating disorders can mimic behaviors that are generally accepted in our culture, which makes it difficult to recognize eating disorder signs and identify that something is wrong. It’s critical to understand that eating disorders are…

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How to Encourage Your Older Adolescent Child to Seek Eating Disorder Treatment  

By Lee Neagle MA, LPC| 3 Min Read | February 16, 2024
For Clients & Loved Ones

Convincing an older adolescent (15–17-year-olds) to seek treatment for an eating disorder can be a challenging and delicate process for parents or caregivers. Adolescents suffering with an eating disorder often experience intense feelings of shame, fear, and sometimes denial, which can cause resistance to treatment or an inability to recognize…

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Eating Disorder Prevention Strategies And Awareness

By Lee Neagle MA, LPC| 9 Min Read | February 12, 2024
For Clients & Loved Ones

Table of Contents Introduction Understanding Eating Disorders The Role of Awareness in Eating Disorder Prevention Strategies for Eating Disorder Prevention Promoting Healthy Attitudes Towards Food and Body Image Importance of Education about Nutrition and Body Function Role of Parents, Educators, and Peers in Prevention The Role of Media Literacy in…

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Eating Disorder Prevention Strategies And Awareness

Six Tips for Parents on Supporting Your Adolescent Through an Eating Disorder 

By Lee Neagle MA, LPC| 3 Min Read | February 9, 2024
For Clients & Loved Ones

For caregivers or parents, watching your adolescent suffer from an eating disorder can be painfully distressing and overwhelming. The journey to recovery can be challenging, but as a caregiver, your support can make a significant difference in your child's recovery process.   Below, we’ve listed six practical tips for how…

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Early Identification of Eating Disorders and Treatment

Breaking the Cycle: Early Identification and Treatment for Eating Disorders

By Lee Neagle MA, LPC| 4 Min Read | January 9, 2024
For Clients & Loved Ones

Eating disorders can affect people at any age, but they most commonly emerge in late teens to early 20s.  Eating disorders are some of the deadliest mental health illnesses, and according to common estimates, only 10% of individuals receive treatment.  At Inner Haven Wellness, we care about providing accessible assessment…

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IOP Program for Eating Disorders - A Supportive Recovery Path

How an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Can Support Your Eating Disorder Recovery

By Lee Neagle MA, LPC| 3 Min Read | January 7, 2024
For Clients & Loved Ones

Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) offer valuable support to people facing eating disorders. By providing specialized care, structure, and a supportive community, an IOP program for eating disorders plays a crucial role in fostering lasting healing and wellness. At Inner Haven Wellness, we’re often asked how our in-person IOP helps with…

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Navigating the Holiday Season: A Guide for Facing Eating Disorder Challenges 

By Lee Neagle MA, LPC| 3 Min Read | December 29, 2023
For Clients & Loved Ones

The holiday season at its best is a joyous time for connecting with loved ones, enjoying a break from work or school, and embracing the festive spirit, but this season can present unique challenges for those struggling with eating disorders.   Holiday gatherings frequently center around food. Discussions about weight…

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Navigating Wait Times in Eating Disorder Treatment

By Lee Neagle MA, LPC| 9 Min Read | December 1, 2023
For Clients & Loved Ones

Table of Contents Understanding Wait Times for Eating Disorder Treatment Self-Care Strategies During the Wait for Eating Disorder Treatment Preparing for Treatment: Proactive Steps to Take Advocating for Yourself or Your Loved One Choose Specialized Care at Inner Haven Wellness Within the last few years, many people seeking eating disorder…

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The Role of Family in Adult Eating Disorder Treatment

By Lee Neagle MA, LPC| 7 Min Read | November 20, 2023
For Clients & Loved Ones

Table of Contents The Emotional Toll on Families Why Family Involvement Can Help How DBT and ACT Impact Families How to Support a Loved One in Treatment Challenges Families May Face The Importance of Self-Care for Family Members Inner Haven Wellness is Here to Help Understanding eating disorders requires peeling…

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