Monthly Archives: May 2020

Facing Your Fears: Gradual Exposure

Facing Your Fears: Gradual Exposure  by Sara Dalrymple, RSW MSW BA Psych., BANA Clinical Therapist ____________________________________________________ Throughout the decades of research on psychological techniques, one method for challenging anxiety that has shown to be effective and reliable is exposure. Very simply put, exposure is a means of facing your fears in a way that

Facing Your Fears: Gradual Exposure2020-05-27T13:17:17-04:00

You Mean Men Have Eating Disorders Too?

You Mean Men Have Eating Disorders Too?By Patrick Kelly, BANA Communications and Office Administrator____________________________________________________One of the greatest myths in Eating Disorders is that only women are affected. This common misconception can lead to boys and men  arriving to treatment later on in the development of the disorder.Historically, males with eating disorders have not received attention

You Mean Men Have Eating Disorders Too?2020-05-19T15:33:49-04:00

Answers To Your Top 5 Questions

Answers To Your Top 5 Questions By: Dana Dupuis, BANA Clinical Intake Worker _____________________________________________________________________________ *The following article is based off of BANAs clinical experience working with family and clients.  We also included information from the Academy of Eating Disorders* If you are reading this you are more than likely supporting a loved one or

Answers To Your Top 5 Questions2020-05-08T10:03:30-04:00

Digestive Issues & Eating Disorders: How to ease discomfort without obsessing

Digestive Issues & Eating Disorders: How to ease discomfort without obsessing By: Stephani Fenkanyn, Health Educator at BANA ______________________________________________________________________________ For many eating disorder (ED) clients, digestive difficulties are, unfortunately, something that they are dealing with in parallel with their eating disorder. In one study of ED clients, 90% reported abdominal distention and more than

Digestive Issues & Eating Disorders: How to ease discomfort without obsessing2020-05-07T07:57:17-04:00