By Rachel Parodneck, LCSW In the US, eating disorders affect over 30 million people. Eating disorders are serious but treatable mental and physical illnesses that can affect people of all genders, ages, races, religions, ethnicities, sexual orientations, body shapes, and weights.
By Rachel Parodneck, LMSW Have you put on weight during the last year? COVID-19 has thrown just about everyone’s schedule and routine out of whack. Those good habits of eating healthy and being active on a regular basis that you honed
By: Emily Morris, MSWI We all regularly find ourselves in stressful, emotionally-intense situations, and it can be extremely overwhelming to cope during these times of high emotional intensity. In particularly difficult times, it is common for us to resort to coping
By Rachel Parodneck, LMSW Chances are, you’ve made resolutions for New Years. If not this year, then definitely in the past. Some may confuse resolutions with goals. While resolutions are nice fantasies, long-term goals are methods by which you can set
By: Emily Morris, MSWI Many people are understandably worried about what the next several months will look like, as COVID-19 cases are rising and temperatures are dropping. Colder weather and less daylight hours can result in heightened feelings of sadness, depression,
By Rachel Parodneck, LMSW As the election looms imminently closer, it seems New Yorkers are all holding our collective breaths and wracked with anxiety. Session after session, clients come in fearing the results of the election. Whether red or blue, it
By Keeley Teemsma, LCSW So many people talk about the anxiety of the first week at a new job-- getting the lay of land, feeling new people out, acclimating to a new role, and figuring out company culture-- but seldom do