Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

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Generated 6 days ago

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  • My Eating Disorder Protects Me: Development of an Eating Disorder Following Sexual Abuse

    By: Kristin Canan, LMSW When someone experiences sexual abuse of any kind, the world viewed as a place to live, laugh, love, and connect is suddenly unsafe. When someone loses control of dictating what happens to their body helplessness and a sense of losing control washes over them. It’s an ultimate betrayal. In the aftermath of sexual violation, it’s normal for people to experience a variety o...

Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 days ago

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  • An Introduction to Our Healthy You! Program

      Hi everyone! We here at Magnolia Creek know that it can be challenging at times to take care of ourselves emotionally, physically, and spiritually for a variety of reasons.  Maybe we get busy at work, school, or home, and have a full plate leaving little time to take care of ourselves. Maybe we struggle with overwhelming depression, or maybe we just simply forget in the day-to-day business of ou...

Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

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  • Shame, Shock, and Empowerment: Supporting Survivors in the Immediate Aftermath of Sexual Assault

    By: Kristin Canan, LMSW Maybe she says, “I didn’t want it.” Maybe she doesn’t say anything at all. Maybe she explains that she feels like she had sex last night, but she can’t remember. Maybe he twiddles his thumbs and looks at the floor when he sees you. You can see there is something he wants to tell you, but he is struggling to express the words. Maybe she giggles as she describes what happene...

Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Magnolia Creek is Hosting an Open House on Thursday, April 20th, 2017.

    We are opening a new 10 bed cottage and will be hosting an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on April 20th, 2017 from 11am to 2pm. The ribbon cutting ceremony will commence at noon with Mayor Stancil Handley. We will also feature various speakers, offer tours and also be providing lunch. If you're interested in attending, please fill out our registration form at ConstantContact.com.  You m...

Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

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  • How to Help a Loved One that resists Treatment for an Eating Disorder

    By: Kristin Canan, LMSW Watching loved ones struggle, whatever their age, is always excruciating. It leaves a gaping hole in your stomach and a heaviness in your heart unlike anything else. It produces a deep desperation to make everything better. But what if your loved one does not want your help (or maybe anyone else’s)? How do you continue to show up for them and empower them to get the help t...

Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • What Caused my Eating Disorder?

      By Kristin Canan, LMSW As a clinician who works with eating disorders, I cannot tell you how many times I have heard the same question posed over and over again by clients and their loved ones: “Kristin, what caused this eating disorder?” There is normally a sense of desperation in this question hoping that I will somehow have the magic key that unlocks the door that has the secret cure for this...

  • The Multi-Faceted Approach to a Complex Disorder: Effective Treatment of Eating Disorders

      By Kristin Canan, LMSW Eating disorders, like many other mental illnesses and maladaptive coping responses, are usually caused by a complexity of factors, which means that they are also best treated with a multidisciplinary approach that addresses the various facets of what contributes to the development and maintenance of an eating disorder for each individual. We know that things like neuroche...

Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

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  • Treatment of Eating Disorders in an Outpatient Center; When to Refer to a Higher Level of Care

    The severity of a client’s eating disorder may require a more intensive level of care than can be provided by outpatient programs. Referral to a higher level of care is typically warranted based on at least one the following: Chronic physiological signs (based on one or more of the following): heart rate <40 bpm blood pressure <90/60mm Hg glucose <60mg/dl potassium <3 meq/liter electrolyte imb...

  • Important Labs in Eating Disorders

      Lab work in eating disorders can be very complex and often confusing.  Dehydration often results in hemoconcentration, which may lead to false elevations in labs and mask true abnormalities.  It is important for a physician who is well-acquainted with eating disorders to interpret lab results for the eating disorder client.   Complete Metabolic Profile Glucose Calcium Albumin Total Protei...

  • Eating Disorder Statistics

        Photo Source: OUP.com Eating disorders are psychological disorders that are characterized by abnormal eating habits and a distorted view of one’s body. They are seen most often in young women in their teens and twenties. Women are two and a half times more likely to develop an eating disorder than men. Here are additional statistics for the three most common types of eating disorders; anorexia...

Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • How do I tell my Parents that I have an Eating Disorder?

    There is nothing convenient about having an eating disorder, whether it be anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, purging disorder or binge eating disorder. There is also nothing convenient about telling your parents and loved ones about your personal struggles with one. Luckily, there are several resources that can help you prepare for when you tell them. Many therapists first recommend taking the N...

Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Magnolia Creek Talent Show

    Talent Show at Mag Creek! The clients put on a talent show for everyone yesterday and it was fantastic! Some clients wrote poems, raps, and songs. Others showed us how to make salt dough ornaments or how to doa back bend. We had so much fun expressing ourselves and we wanted to share this with y'all!  Excerpt from "Twas the Night Before Christmas at Magnolia Creek"  While visions of the day danced...

  • A Change of Pace

    A Poem by a Magnolia Creek Client In a world full of lonesome and drama Where I continuously feel alone I can't find the right words and meanings  Or the correct path to go down   Riddled by low self esteem And caught in the muddle of thought My mind races around and around And I can't help but let go   However the past has gone now And my future ahead looks bright I have the heart and the courage...

  • Cooking Group - Wednesday, October 5

    Cooking Group - French Onion Soup & Cuban This week, the clients had the chance to learn how to cook French onion soup and a roast beef Cuban with a demi-dijob reduction sauce. Cooking group allows a time for clients to become reacquainted with the kitchen and form a healthy relationship with the kitchen and food. Through our chef's guidance, clients have the opportunity to make Wednesday's lunch...

Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

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Generated 7 months ago

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  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Substance Abuse Program Ribbon Cutting Ceremony The Creek has been diligently working on Phase I of our Expansion Project, the Substance Abuse and Addictions Program. We have built a new cottage to house this program, along with renovating the barn to accommodate our staff with spacious offices. Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Women strives to maintain the exceptional level of services we pro...

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